Mary Battiata & Little Pink is the ongoing alt-country, Country, Americana,twang-folk-pop project of singer-songwriter Mary Battiata (pronounced Bat-tea-ah-ta – it’s Italian). The band name is an homage to The Band’s Music From Big Pink. Other influences: Dolly Parton, Hank Williams, Hazel Dickens, George Jones, the Feelies, Aftermath and Flowers, to name a few.
Mary’s new CD, The Heart, Regardless, debuted at No. 7 on the Freeform American Roots (FAR) chart in September 2017, and in January 2018 was named one of the top 30 Honky Tonk Albums for 2017 by Honky Tonk Daily (Austin TX). It features 13 original songs, plus Mary’s cover of a modern honky-tonk classic by Baltimore-based songwriter Arty Hill.