Norah Jones Covers Country on Little Willies’ Second Album

The Little Willies, a country-inspired band with Norah Jones on piano and vocals, will release their second album, For the Good Times, in January. Selections include Johnny Cash’s “Wide Open Road,” Loretta Lynn’s “Fist City,” Willie Nelson’s “Permanently Lonely,” Dolly Parton’s “Jolene” and Ralph Stanley’s “I Remember You.” Along with the Kris Kristofferson title track, other country classics on the project include “Lovesick Blues” and “If You’ve Got the Money I’ve Got the Time.” The ensemble will preview the material at concerts in Philadelphia on Oct. 28, Westhampton, N.Y., on Oct. 29, and Brooklyn, N.Y., on Oct. 30, They released their self-titled debut album in 2006.