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Norah Jones, a go-to Willie duet partner, first became a fan while growing up in Grapevine in the eighties, partly because “Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain” was her granddad’s favorite song and partly because that’s just what you do in Texas. But once she decided to chase her musical dreams in New York City in 1999, Willie started to matter even more to her. Homesick for Texas, she discovered his famous Pamper Demos through a CD collection called Crazy: The Demo Sessions, falling hard for the stripped-down recordings of his earliest compositions. Subscribe Apple Podcasts — Google Podcasts — Spotify — Stitcher (Read a transcript of this episode below.)On this week’s One By Willie, Norah focuses on one of those tracks, “Permanently Lonely.” And…
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