5 Best 1970s Country Music Duet Songs About Cheating
Country music is known for both duets and songs about cheating as seen in these five best 1970 country music duet songs about cheating. Combined, the two make for extremely lively lyrical exchanges. The five best 1970 country music duet songs about cheating form a rather narrow list. However, there are certainly excellent choices to be found.
- Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn, "After the Fire Is Gone" won a 1971 Grammy award. The song was the only hit off the duo's first album together, "We Only Make Believe." It went to number one on the Billboard Country Chart, and it must certainly be classified among the five best 1970s country music duet songs about cheating.
Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter, "Suspicious Minds" is a song about suspected cheating in a mistrusting relationship. It was originally, and most notably, a hit for Elvis Presley in 1969. Jennings and Colter recorded their rendition in 1970, and re-released it in 1976. Among the five best 1970 country music duet songs about cheating, the Jennings and Colter version topped out at number two on the country charts.
Porter Wagoner and Dolly Parton, "You And Me, Her And Him" appeared on their 1972 album "Together Always." Definitely among the best 1970 country music duet songs about cheating, or in any era, it tells the story of a couple who have been cheating and are ready to come clean to their partners.
- Moe Bandy and Janie Fricke, "It's A Cheating Situation" was released in 1979. It is included among the five best 1970s country music duet songs about cheating for the closing line, "It's a cheatin' situation when there's no love at home."
- Kenny Rogers and Dottie West, "(Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song" was released on their 1979 "Classics" album. The song was popularized by B.J. Thomas as a hit in 1975. Rogers and West recorded a version that certainly makes our list of the five best 1970s country music duet songs.