The Way Things Are by Dix Bruce & Jim Nunally

The Way Things Are is available from Jim Nunally. To order, please email Jim at

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Their long-awaited second CD of hot guitar playing and duet singing. “The Way Things Are” features compositions by Dix and Jim plus songs by Woody Guthrie, Johnny Cash and other fine composers. Known in concert for their digital dexterity, tight and soulful duets, and irreverent wit, this new CD showcases Dix & Jim’s range of song writing, singing, and guitar playing talents. Bruce & Nunally’s Texas swing version of “Sally Goodin,” previously featured in Flatpicking Guitar magazine and on the CD “Flatpicking ’98” is included.

Selections: The Everly-esque “I Get Blue,” a hot new “Folsom Prison Blues,” “That’s the Way Things Are,” “Nobody Sleeps at My Place,” Jim’s “Something I Don’t Want to Know,” Dix’s “Darling Will You Ever Think of Me?,” an early country-style duet, Guthrie’s “Pretty Boy Floyd,” “She’s Gonna Say Bye Bye,” “Darling, You’re a Fool,” “Home’s Where I Long to Be,” “Way Out in the Jungle,” and “When I Die.”

Click here to go to “Downloads” & download the music to: “Something I Don’t Want to Know” and “Nobody Sleeps at My Place.”

Audio Samples:
That’s The Way Things Are
Something I Don’t Want To Know
I Get Blue
She’s Gonna Say Bye Bye
Way Out In The Jungle
Nobody Sleeps At My Place


Watch seven vintage videos (posted in early 2020) of Jim Nunally performing, playing and singing with Dix Bruce. Click here for information on each video plus links.

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