Rick Reiley is a singer/songwriter from the red dirt of Cushing in Payne County, Oklahoma. For 43 years he wrote a weekly off the cuff column for the now defunct Show and Tell Times of Cushing. He also writes about area and regional talent for the Oklahoma Corridor magazine going on 15 years now, As a singer/songwriter he has performed at various venues in central Oklahoma for decades. He has two albums to his credit and another perpetually ‘on the way’. ‘Mud and Bone’ released in 2011 is available online. From happy to sad to silly and everything in between Reiley tries to say it all in three minutes or less. “Shorter is better,” he preaches to the choir.