Show #4 Doyle and Debbie and the “Opry on acid”

And now for something completely different:  We’ve spent hundreds of nights in clubs over the years, and though the musicianship can be phenomenal, it”s rare for us to say we’re seeing something we’ve never seen before. And then there’s Doyle and Debbie.

Bruce Arntson and Jenny Littleton embody this unusual country duo with a singular back story. It seems that Doyle, a regional country star with enormous personal baggage, is mounting his comeback with his “third Debbie.” Yes, it’s drawn from Shakespeare.

This parody and simultaneous celebration of country music makes for one of the most entertaining evenings you’ll spend in a club or theater.  In this edition of Americana Music News, Bruce and Jenny recount the duo’s origins and the sometimes unexpected audience reactions.

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