Bruce and Kelly performing “Harper Valley PTA.”
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 »
Country Music from Craponne-sur-Arzon France at The Country Rendez-Vous.
This was recorded at one of the residency shows at Antones.
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”