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Tom Russell

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Tom Russell (born in Los Angeles in either 1947 or 1948) is an American singer-songwriter from California, currently living in El Paso, Texas. His music incorporates elements of folk, traditional country & western, border and cowboy music of the American West. Russell's songs have been recorded by artists such as Johnny Cash, Ian Tyson, Nanci Griffith, Dave Alvin and others. In addition to his music, he is also an artist and published author.


Top Songs

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    I had a gun pointed at my head on several occasions, Yeah Nadine I was scared.
    Something about a black man with a machine gun make you wish you said your prayers,
    It was Nigeria, the year was 1969
    I was teaching criminology,
    playing a little guitar on the side.
    Criminology  -  24,089 plays
  2. Box of Visions  -  13,499 plays
    He said my name is Nakashima
    And I'm a proud American
    I came here in '27
    From my homeland of Japan
    And we picked your grapes and oranges
    Manzanar  -  10,786 plays
  4. Annette  -  7,192 plays
    Panco Villa crossed the border in the year of ought sixteen
    The people of Columbus still hear him riding through their dreams
    He killed seventeen civilians you could hear the women scream
    Blackjack Pershing on a dancing horse was waiting in the wings
    Tonight we ride, tonight we ride
    Tonight We Ride  -  14,019 plays
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