Kelly Willis

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Date of Birth October 2, 1968
Place of Birth Lawton, Oklahoma
Age 52 years old
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Kelly Willis

Kelly Willis is an American country music singer-songwriter, whose music has been described as alternative country and new traditionalist.

Born: October 2, 1968
Origin: Annandale, Virginia, United States
Genres: Honky Tonk, Country, Americana, Alt. Country
Occupation(s): Singer-songwriter
Years active: 1990–present
Labels: MCA, A&M, Rykodisc, Premium Records
Associated acts: Bruce Robison
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About Kelly Willis

Known for such music chart-ranked country and indie albums as What I Deserve, Easy, and Translated from Love, this American vocalist and songwriter recorded such popular singles as "Heaven's Just a Sin Away" and "Baby, Take a Piece of My Heart."

Before Fame

After graduating from high school, she settled in Austin, Texas with her Kelly Willis & the Fireballs bandmates. She recorded her first solo album, Well Travelled Love, in 1990.

Achievement

During her early years in Austin, she was discovered and mentored by fellow singers Lyle Lovett and Nanci Griffith.

Family Life

Born in Oklahoma to a military family, she spent her childhood in several states, including North Carolina and Virginia. Following a brief marriage to Mas Palermo, she wed vocalist and songwriter Bruce Robison, with whom she subsequently had three sons and one daughter.

Associations

She and her husband, Bruce Robison, recorded several country albums together, including Cheater's Game (released in 2013) and Our Year (2014).

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  • Rykodisc artists
  • Country musicians from Oklahoma
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  • Singers from Oklahoma
  • A&M Records artists
  • MCA Records artists
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Latest information about Kelly Willis updated on October 22, 2020.

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