The debut album from Cuff the Duke entitled Life Stories for Minimum Wage was released in 2002 and recorded at Umbrella Sound and at The House of Miracles in Toronto. The album was originally released on the now defunct label Three Gut Records and was later re-issued in 2007 on Outside Music.
Cuff The Duke is Brad Fudge, Paul Lowman, Jeff Peers and Wayne Petti. Brad plays drums and additional percussion. Paul plays bass, guitar, lap steel. Wayne sings and plays harmonica, guitar. Jeff plays guitar, bells, Moog Opus III, Crumar Stratus, Wind Organ, Hammond Organ. Additional harmonies, piano, Moog Opus III, guitar, percussion and lap steel by Steve Kreckle.
Produced by Steve Kreckle and Lorne Hounsell.
Recorded, engineered by Lorne Hounsell at Umbrella Sound and by Andy Magoffin at The House of Miracles.
Mastered by Joao Carvalho at Umbrella Sound.