Arthur Russell
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1951-05-21
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Arthur Russell

Arthur Russell Biography (Wikipedia)

Arthur Russell (born Charles Arthur Russell Jr.; May 21, 1951 – April 4, 1992) was an American cellist, composer, producer, singer, and musician from Iowa, whose work spanned a disparate range of styles. Trained in contemporary experimental composition and Indian classical music, in the mid-1970s he relocated to New York, where he became associated with Lower Manhattan's avant-garde community as well as the city's disco scene. Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, Russell produced a considerable collection of material, including several underground dance hits under aliases such as Dinosaur L and Indian Ocean, but his near-inability to complete projects resulted in a limited amount of released output; World of Echo (1986) was his only solo pop album to be released during his life.

Over the course of his career, Russell collaborated with a wide variety of artists, including composers Steve Reich and Philip Glass, poet Allen Ginsberg, musicians such as Peter Gordon, David Van Tieghem, Peter Zummo and David Byrne, and DJs such as Walter Gibbons, Larry Levan, and Nicky Siano. He died from AIDS-related illnesses in 1992, still in relative obscurity and nearly broke. Throughout the 2000s, a series of reissues, compilations, books, and a biographical documentary significantly raised his profile. Following his death, several albums of his various unheard recordings were compiled and released, including The World of Arthur Russell (2004) and Calling Out of Context (2004). The documentary Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russell was released in 2008.

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You Can Make Me Feel Bad
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This Is How We Walk On The Moon
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This Is How We Walk On The Moon
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I Couldn't Say It To Your Face
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I Couldn't Say It To Your Face
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Being It
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Being It
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Hiding Your Present From You
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Hiding Your Present From You
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Place I Know/Kid Like You
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Place I Know/Kid Like You
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She's The Star / I Take This Time
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She's The Star / I Take This Time
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Tone Bone Kone
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Tone Bone Kone
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Habit Of You
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Habit Of You
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Ocean movie
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Ocean movie
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A Little Lost
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A Little Lost
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Losing My Taste For The Night Life
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Losing My Taste For The Night Life
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This Time Dad You’re Wrong
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This Time Dad You’re Wrong
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You Can Make Me Feel Bad
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You Can Make Me Feel Bad
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That's Us/Wild Combination
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That's Us/Wild Combination
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Corn
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Corn
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Reach One
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Reach One
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Instrumentals Track 11
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Instrumentals Track 11
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Make 1,2 (Gem Spa Dub)
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Make 1,2 (Gem Spa Dub)
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Springfield
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Springfield
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"Instrumentals" Volume 2 Part III
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"Instrumentals" Volume 2 Part III
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Not Checking Up
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Not Checking Up
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Arthur Russell- Not Checking Up
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Arm Around You
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Arm Around You
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Soon-To-Be Innocent Fun / Let's See
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Soon-To-Be Innocent Fun / Let's See
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Let's Go Swimming
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Let's Go Swimming
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All-Boy All-Girl
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All-Boy All-Girl
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Love Is Overtaking Me
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Love Is Overtaking Me
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Lost Without You
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Lost Without You
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What It’s Like
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What It’s Like
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Instrumentals Vol 1
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Instrumentals Vol 1
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Song II: Left; On The Beat - Variations (feat. Arthur Russell)
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Song II: Left; On The Beat - Variations (feat. Arthur Russell)
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