As a country music fan, can you name the best country duet songs about cheating? Your list will likely includes one of these six classic country duets. They represent three popular themes in country music–love, heartbreak and heartache. While country artists have recorded many great cheating songs through the years, mostly as solos, these six top the list of best cheating songs ever recorded by a country music duo. Here they are, in alphabetical order.
- “After The Fire Is Gone” Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn “After The Fire Is Gone” is a 1971 duet by country music greats Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn. It was their first hit single as a duo. The classic country song declares, “Love is where you find it, when you find no love at home.”
- “Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song” Kenny Rogers and Dottie West “Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song” is a pop-country hit made popular by B.J. Thomas in 1975. Country duo Kenny Rogers and Dottie West covered this love song about a love that’s gone wrong on a 1979 duets album.
- “It’s a Cheating Situation” Moe Bandy and Janie Fricke Moe Bandy and Janie Fricke released “It’s A Cheating Situation” in 1979. In one of the best country songs about cheating, the duo sings about the cheating and infidelity that results when there’s no love at home.
- “Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love to Town” Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton “Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love To Town” is one of the greatest country songs about cheating. Written by Mel Tillis, it was originally recorded by Johnny Darrell in 1967. Rogers made the song famous when he released it in 1969. Years later, he and Dolly Parton covered the song as a duet.
- “Suspicious Minds” Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter “Suspicious Minds” is a 1969 hit by Elvis Presley who sings about a relationship of distrust and suspicion. Country singers Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter recorded a cover version in 1970. Re-released in 1976, the duet reached the number two spot on the country music charts.
- “You and Me, Her and Him” Porter Wagoner and Dolly Parton In this classic country duet about cheating hearts, Porter Wagoner and Dolly Parton sing about two couples in a love tangle. Determined to put an end to hurting one another, the cheating couple vows to come clean about their affair. The country music duo first recorded this song for their 1972 album, “Together Always.”