Maverick song man Neil Murray was a founding member of the Warumpi Band, which in the 1980’s penetrated mainstream Australia with the iconic anthems My Island Home and Blackfella Whitefella. He has since become a respected singer/songwriter, releasing a string of remarkable albums. His latest are Blood and Longing and Tjungu with Sammy Butcher. Covered widely, Murray’s songwriting is diverse and his work has contributed to a deepening of Australian contemporary music. In 2017 Murray was named the Port Fairy Folk Festival Artist of the Year.