Boris McCutcheon is the only musician I know who’s ever been a mayordomo of an acequia. But the important thing is that he just keeps growing as a songwriter.
Wagner’s studio) and Mariachi Los Vaqueros — lend their talents to the project. The idea isn’t completely new. After all, back in the early ’60s, one of Johnny Cash’s biggest hits, “Ring of Fire,” featured mariachi horns. Basically, the horns and strings, when added tastefully, provide a tangy embellishment on a good three-chord song.
The songs on this album include two early classics by Belen-based country singer Mose McCormack, a long-time Wagner crony. If New Mexico had a songwriter hall of fame, McCormack’s “Beans and