Aug 30, 2011

Ronnie & Heather Whitley Gibson - Americana / Classic Rock, USA (ArenaCast E85)

About: Ronnie & Heather Whitley Gibson, duo from Middletown, Ohio

"Ronnie and Heather Whitley Gibson have been married for over two years now. They have been writing songs since the day they met, with Heather writing the lyrics, and Ronnie writing the music.Heather is an accomplished artist, as well as a poet. Ronnie has been a musician-songwriter for almost thirty years. Together they produce unique songs of all genres. With more songs on the way, these songs are the first to be recorded.
Producing songs together, Ronnie and Heather Whitley Gibson have branched out artistically. Heather, having a background in piano, has recently taken up the art of the stringed instrument along with voice. Ronnie, having renewed his interest in poetry, has also become more involved in visual ideas. Collaboration has provided a foundation that relies on accommodation and respect enabling a unique exchange of artistic values and techniques. Ronnie and Heather Whitley Gibson continue to benefit from each others background along with fine tuning their unique songwriting. "

1). What is the most exotic/extraordinary place you have ever performed at?
Well it's not that exotic, but it is a bit extraordinary. I use to play regular gigs at a place called Sudsey Malone's which was a laundromat that served alcohol.
Now Heather was never a performer, but she is an artist and sang the national anthem in front of the Contemporary Art Center from cue cards as a performance art piece. Performance art has never really been exposed in Cincinnati, Ohio.

2). When you are 70 – how do you see your life?

We really don't think that far ahead in time due to what is going on with the earth.

3). If you could talk to any of the rock-stars, dead or alive, whom would you talk to and what would you ask?
Heather would like to speak with Yoko Ono. She would ask her why she likes trees so much.
As for me I would love to talk to John Lennon and ask him how in the hell he came up with all those great songs.

4). What countries and cities would you like to visit the most during the tour?
We would love to go to Berlin, Tokyo, Toronto, India and maybe Kenya.

5). Which famous band/artist you would be glad to share the stage with?
Heather would love to be on stage with Exene Cernenka or maybe The Pretenders.
I would love to share the stage with a Beatle. That would have to be Sir Paul McCartney.

Listen to: Ronnie & Heather Whitley Gibson - It's Gonna Be Alright




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