Backsliders have been playing, touring the festival circuit and recording for over years. Slide Guitarist, multi-stringed instrumentalist, songwriter and vocalist, Dom Turner, is the founding member of the group. Drum and percussion virtuoso and songwriter Rob Hirst (Midnight Oil) is an acclaimed name synonymous with the best of Australian music. Joining Dom and Rob is young harmonica prodigy, Joe Glover.
The latest release 'Heathen Songbook' the band's 14th to date, is a varied and eclectic mix of 21st Century original blues as well as a number of versions of songs by artists as diverse as diverse as Robert Johnson, Dock Boggs and John Fogerty.
Left Field Holler (2007)
Poverty Deluxe (1999)
The Backsliders Live at The Basement (2003)
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