Morris and Herbert Austin both gave their names to famous British car marques, but they were very different characters. This book is mostly the story of William Morris, who embarked on making cars in 1910, having started out, like so many entrepreneurs of the period, repairing and building bicycles. Morris and Herbert Austin both gave their names to famous British car marques, but they were very different characters. Austin was a talented engineer who just wanted to make cars, profit being a secondary consideration, (though always gratefully received). He could be seen every day on the shop floor, and was always concerned for his workers’ welfare.
Rod Morris is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer of the 1970s and 1980s. An Australian international and Queensland State of Origin representative front row forward, he played club football in the New South Wales Rugby Football League for Balmain, and in the Brisbane Rugby League for Eastern Suburbs (with whom he won the 1977 and 1978 Grand Finals) and Wynnum-Manly (with whom he won the 1984 Grand Final).
Rod Morris never had a national hit and is now a forgotten major-label country artist of the '50s. His claim to fame was that he wrote "Bimbo," a number one hit for Jim Reeves in 1953.
Russell Morris is the second studio album by Australian singer songwriter Russell Morris and first on label Wizard Records and was released in November 1975. It features re-recording of two of Morris' previous hits; "Wings of an Eagle" and "Sweet, Sweet Love" as well as 8 new tracks penned by Morris. The lead single "Let's Do It"/"Don't Rock the Boat" peaked at number 30, whilst the album peaked at number 14 on the Kent Music Report chart in November 1975.
Album: Country Train Classics, 2009.