Guests Wilson Fairchild and Kelly & Ellis
This week’s guests Wilson Fairchild and Kelly & Ellis
First up are recording artists, Wilson Fairchild, a country music duo made up of Wil and Langdon Reid. As the sons of two of two Country Music Hall of Famers, Wil and Don Reid of the Statler Brothers, they were born into Country Music royalty and are carrying on that musical tradition. In addition to their work as recording artists, the “Reid Boys” are highly respected songwriters, with cuts on artists like the Statler Brothers, Ricky Skaggs and Dailey & Vincent, as well as many others. They have a new album out called Songs Our Dads Wrote, which is a tribute to the songs their dads wrote as members of the Statlers.
Kelly & Ellis
Then we visit with recording artists Kelly & Ellis, a husband and wife duo with several hits between them as songwriters. Leslie Ellis is a Grammy Award winning vocalist who has sung with many artists, including Celine Dion on My Heart will Go On – from the movie Titanic, for which Leslie won the Grammy. Casey Kelly is a hit songwriter whose songs include Anyone Who Isn’t Me Tonight for Kenny Rogers & Dottie West, Soon for Tanya Tucker and The Cowboy Rides Away for George Strait. Their debut album is called The Long Road To You.