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Poor Spine Me (feat. William Barton)

by The Morrisons

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Poor spine me,
Gone bend where
Straight should be.

Poor bunny grey,
Scent of earth now
Scent of hay.

Nesting, yawning thylacine,
Pouch face backward,
Doom unseen.

Little dog you,
Rib meet claw
Of kangaroo.

Sleep in clay diprotodon,
Jawbone strong when
Skull is gone.

Wildcat wail,
Shotgun make
For blood on tail.

Poor spine mine,
Settle on a mattress
Like trilobites.

-Gareth Hipwell (2017)


released June 21, 2019
James Morrison - Vocals, Guitar
James Daley - Vocals, Banjo
Anna McInerney - Vocals, Violin
Miles Fraser - Guitar
Iain Tallis - Double Bass
Zane Banks - Mandolin
Oscar Henfrey - Drums
William Barton - Didgeridoo

Lyrics and artwork by Gareth Hipwell.


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The Morrisons Sydney, Australia

Sydney's bluegrass darlings The Morrisons tell Australian stories steeped in the sound of folk and old-time music. The 7- piece band have supported the likes of Nathanial Rateliff & The Nightsweats (US), Marlon Williams (NZ), Kitty, Daisy & Lewis (US), and Lake Street Dive (US), received a Golden Guitar nomination and won an Australian Songwriters Award. ... more

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