Musicians

Shellie Morris

Origin
Sydney/Darwin
Genre/styles
Folk | Soul
About
Portrait of Shellie Morris

Shellie Morris toured with Yothu Yindi in 2001 and also performed with Neil Murray from the Warumpi Band.

She grew up as a foster child in Sydney but in the 1990s she relocated to Darwin to reconnect with her Aboriginal family.

Discography

Album formats explained Explain formats

  • 10": 10 inch vinyl records were played at 45 or 33 1/3 rounds per minute (rpm). The former could hold 9, the latter 12 minutes of music per side.
  • 7": 7 inch records (often referred to as 45s) were played at 45 rpm or 33 1/3 rpm, with about 4:30 or 6 minutes of music per side.
  • LP: Long play, is a vinyl record played at ​33 1⁄3 rpm with a 12 or 10-inch diameter.
  • EP: Extended play, are vinyl records that allowed two or even three songs on each side.

Shellie Morris

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Released
2000
Tracks
  1. Angels
  2. Open & bleeding
  3. Swept away
  4. Lights on
  5. I remember
  6. As the days go by

Waiting Road

Released
3 July 2007
Tracks
  1. All Alone
  2. Ointment
  3. Swept Away
  4. Forty Hours
  5. On My Own
  6. Rain
  7. Everything Looks Beautiful
  8. Waiting By The Road
  9. If It Wasn\'t For You
  10. End Of The Day
  11. Shattered Glass

Together We Are Strong

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Released
August 2011
Tracks

Sorry, no tracklisting available.

Notes

Together We Are Strong ("Ngambala wiji Li-Wunungu") is sung in the Yanyuwa language.


Together We Are Strong - Ngambala Wiji Li-Wunungu

Released
7 June 2013
Tracks

CD/side 1

  1. Li-anthawirriyarra Saltwater People Song
  2. Jambala Lhurramanji Kulu Jambala Yinbayi We Dance We Sing
  3. Jiwarrmanji The Wind Is Blowing
  4. Ngarrka A-kurija My Song
  5. Ngabujiyu A-kurija Nanna Song
  6. Yarrbanthalu Hunting
  7. Li-wirdiwalangu Belonging To The Elders
  8. Rra-wurlumandaya Torres Strait Island Pigeon
  9. Lhaba Silence
  10. Karanyjala Lullaby

CD/side 2

  1. ji-Ngundayi Rising Tide
  2. Maraman SEAGRASS
  3. Layili-nganji Waliwaliyangu We Are the People From the Island
  4. rra-Wurlumandaya Torres Strait Island Pigeon
  5. Wundunyuka Sea Turtle
  6. Jardiwangarni Sea Turtle
  7. Kanda-wuluma A Wife Driven Away
  8. Ngandarra Ngatha Karrinyu Why Did He Change His Mind?
  9. rra-Ngadiji Ngadiji Women
  10. Ngadijirri Red-winged Parrot
  11. Wakaya On Wakaya Country
  12. Bulamantharra Painted
  13. Warrurdu Plains Country
  14. Yarrukaji Ngadiji Women Travelling Quickly
  15. Rabanka Spirit Men
  16. A-Ngajarr Lightning
  17. Mirrinyungu Resting
  18. Ngarlangkurlurru
  19. Tharriba Trepang
  20. Jarrawaja Trousers
  21. Bijibiji Ponytail
  22. Wuyagiba 1
  23. Wuyagiba 2
  24. Wuyagiba 3
  25. Wuyagiba 4
  26. Wuyagiba 5
  27. Wuyagiba 6
  28. Wuyagiba 7
  29. Wuyagiba 8
  30. Wuyagiba 9
  31. WulwarndiFreshwater long-necked turtle
  32. Wuyagiba 9
  33. WuyagibaWuyagibaWarugu EGGS
  34. Gulinja Black Plum
  35. YurrmuruGreen Plum
  36. YurrmuruGreen Plum
  37. a-Mararabarna 1
  38. a-Mararabarna 2
  39. a-Mararabarna 3
  40. a-Mararabarna 4
  41. a-Mararabarna 5
  42. a-Mararabarna 6
  43. a-Mararabarna 7
  44. Kidkidi Kid goats
  45. Nyunga HAI
  46. Gudawarrana
  47. Bulwinaya
  48. Jaraji
  49. Bore No. 4
  50. Waguyari-iranyi
  51. Gayurrka Linjirrirnya Nurralbaranya
  52. Munga-munga
  53. Injarna Gayurrka Mayamayagarda
  54. Injarna Gayurrka Windiwindi Garanya
  55. Lardiman-lardimangarda Ayanmangarda
  56. Gayuman Gurdayiwarrana Miyagarda
Notes

Shellie Morris & The Borroloola Songwomen


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Korff, J 2018, Shellie Morris, <https://www.creativespirits.info/resources/music/shellie-morris>, retrieved 6 December 2019

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