October In The Railroad Earth
American troubadour Tom Russell, regarded as one of the finest songwriters of his generation, returns with 'October in the Railroad Earth'. The album comprises ten original Tom Russell songs, including the title track from the Irish film Small Engine Repair and features Bill Kirchen on lead electric guitar, Eliza Gilkyson on backing vocals and the Grammy Award winning Texmaniacs. Russell describes the songs and sound as: “Jack Kerouac meets Johnny Cash...in Bakersfield”.
Singer songwriter, painter, essayist Tom Russell has recorded 35 highly acclaimed records, and published six books. Including a book on his art, a book of his songs, and a book of essays on the West.
“The greatest living folk-country songwriter is a man named Tom Russell…” Rolling Stone