WNYC Performance and Interview

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2nd March

Kelly Willis And Bruce Robison: ‘Let’s Do This Right’

Kelly Willis performs in the Soundcheck studio. (Michael Katzif / WNYC)
Country music is known for its famous couples: Johnny Cash and June Carter, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, George Jones and Tammy Wynette, and many more. But not all country couples work together. Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis have largely worked apart in their nearly two decades of marriage, Robison writing #1 hits for the likes of Tim George Strait and The Dixie Chicks, and Willis singing her way through a career that has lasted two decades.

Now, they come together for Cheater’s Game, an album that’s half originals and half covers of tunes by respected country songwriters like Dave Alvin and Hayes Carll.

“I guess this was a little bit special,” says Willis about their song choices. “For us to be making a … Read More »



Video – 9,9999,9999 Tears

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14th December

Country Music from Craponne-sur-Arzon France at The Country Rendez-Vous.



Video – Cheaters Game

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14th December

This was recorded at one of the residency shows at Antones.



Video – Good Year For The Roses

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28th June

Bruce and Kelly have added a themed segment to their weekly show. Follow Kelly and Bruce on Twitter if you have an idea for a theme. Last week it was Roses. They played “Good year for the Roses”, “Rose Colored Glasses” and “I Never Promised you a Rose Garden”. Here is their version of “Good Year For The Roses”



New Song – Border Radio

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9th April

Bruce and Kelly sing Border Radio at the kicked off of KGSR’s Shady Grove music series on Thursday 4/12.



Killer cover – Harper Valley PTA

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8th April

Kelly nails Harper Valley PTA.



New Song – But I Do

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7th April

New song from upcoming album, Cheaters Game. Look for a release in early 2013.



Bruce & Kelly – Leavin’

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6th April



Bruce and Kelly Kickstarter Video

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5th April

Bruce and Kelly on the Gill Webb Show talking about Kickstarter.



Bruce and Kelly on the Gil Webb Show Part II

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3rd April



Kickstarter Thank You

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2nd April





Blue Rock Studio Live Show & Webcast

Here’s something you don’t want to miss. Thursday, April 10, I’ll be trading songs with Eliza Gilkyson and Slaid Cleaves at beautiful Blue Rock...

How to Sock It to Your Husband in the 21st Century

I work with my husband. I have avoided it for many years because we are very different people. And that is glaringly obvious enough...

Bruce and Kelly talk about Cheaters Game

This is an interview from The Texas Music Scene television show with Ray Benson.

ALL Things Considered

For Audio cLick here: Partners In Life, Two Country Singers Finally Meet In The Studio 9:14 by NPR Staff

Johnny and June, George and Tammy,...

WNYC Performance and Interview

Kelly Willis And Bruce Robison: ‘Let’s Do This Right’

Kelly Willis performs in the Soundcheck studio. (Michael Katzif / WNYC) Country music is known for its...

The Wall Street Journal

By BARRY MAZOR Nashville, Tenn. After Years of Marriage, a Partnership

Kelly Willis and Bruce Robison have been married since 1996 and, individually, they have been among...

Imus In The Morning

Kelly and Bruce kicked of the release of Cheaters Game with an appearance on Imus In The Morning in NYC

AAS

What they deserve: Robsion and Willis release terrific new record together

By Michael Corcoran They came for the music, Kelly Willis from Washington, D.C., in 1987...

NYT

“Cheater’s Game” is the couple Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis’s first full-length album together. By ANDY LANGER Published: February 9, 2013

Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis have...

Austin Chronicle Cover Story

The Bandera Way Kelly Willis, Bruce Robison, and the Hill Country courting method BY MARGARET MOSER, FRI., FEB. 8, 2013

The Bandera Way Scenes from a marriage in...

GAC “On The Streets” taping.

Kelly and Bruce did an On The Streets Segment with Suzanne Alexander while in Nashville. The segment will air on Valentines Day.