Standing at six foot five, Irishman Richard O’ Gorman was christened ‘too tawl’ whilst in Nashville, Tennessee, playing his brand of bustling contemporary folk in famous venues such as The Bluebird. Upon his arrival home to Ireland, he began working as Tootawl.
Since Tennessee, Tootawl has released two EPs and an album, received national radio airplay, and toured extensively. He also had his song ‘House On The Moon’ played in an episode of the Netflix original series ‘You Me Her‘.
Now based in London, he has signed with Max Music Publishing, and released his debut self-titled LP in June of this year. Taking the DIY approach, the album was recorded entirely live to tape on an old reel-to-reel tape machine, and the cover is a tintype photograph, taken by specialist photographer Gareth Jarvis in Wales. Recently, Tootawl successfully completed a crowdfunding project on Qrates.com to get the album printed on vinyl.
Richard O’Gorman’s Streatham Strut 2021 appearance will be at 1pm on Saturday 9th October at Streatham Wine House, 53A Streatham Hill, SW2 4TS