HOMETOWN: Los Angeles
INFLUENCES: Fleetwood Mac, Emmylou Harris, Waylon Jennings
ALBUM: Wild Together, out May 23

Joanna, Emily and Becky Robertson grew up in the midst of country music history. Their parents, Barny and Carter Robertson, were members of the late Waylon Jennings’ 1970s band—he as keyboardist, she as backing vocalist. The sisters themselves made their debut singing on Jennings’ 1993 kids’ album Cowboys, Sisters, Rascals & Dirt. “Waylon was a big part of our lives,” Becky recalls. “We were inspired being surrounded by so much music.” There was never much doubt that the three of them would head to Nashville and pursue a musical career of their own. “We’ve always known this is what we were going to do,” Emily says. “It hasn’t ever been a matter of if, it’s always been a matter of when.” Their new six-song EP was co-produced by country star Toby Keith, who signed them to his Show Dog imprint. “This is the real Carter’s Chord,” says Becky. “It’s the music we’ve always wanted to make.”

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