My friend Mary Cutrufello is joining other writers in the Escape installation at this year’s Eaux Claires festival. Mary’s road began in Connecticut, passed through Yale (American Studies specializing in 20th-century transportation history) then a series of Texas roadhouse honky-tonks, where her Telecaster earned her a major label record deal that was only the beginning of a…View post
Four days, three shows, Mary Cutrufello on the Gretsch, me on the International, both of us Ray Wylie acolytes. But I got the cap.
I’m always ready to hear what Mary Cutrufello has to sing or say. Yale? Check. Texas roadhouse chops? Check. Telecaster built for the road? Check. Can back a FedEx truck anywhere you need it using nothin’ but the mirrors? Check. For her new album*, Mary’s going the self-funding route. If you wish, you can get…View post
The Long Beds and I snuck across the border last November and laid a little harmony down with Mary Cutrufello, currently constructing her new album. Hear a Long Beds snippet here: http://t.co/AyMFUUeyKW
Occasional Long Bed Mary Cutrufello is was on the radio right now with a guy who writes songs that are my kinda gospel. If you wonder why I resonate with Ray Wylie Hubbard’s work, I respectfully recommend you give a listen to the last couple verses of “The Real Trick” off of Loco Gringo’s Lament. His new one, The…View post