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A decade ago, Gurf Morlix was cruising through his musical life with an enviable reputation as a renowned sideman and growing credibility as a producer. His 11-year creative collaboration as guitarist, bandleader and backing vocalist with Lucinda Williams culminated with his production work on her eponymous 1988 album and 1992's "Sweet Old World."
One of the best known sidemen in certain country circles, Gurf Morlix, appeared intent on staying that way. The long-time guitarist for Lucinda Williams may have penned songs for decades. The only problem was he didn't think they were very good, especially compared to the stellar writing of Williams. But with encouragement from friends, the acclaim accorded one of them and perhaps more time to do his own thing after splitting with Williams, Morlix is out with "Toad of Titicaca," his debut on the small Chicago label, Catamount. ...