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Tucker headed to Country Jam

To make her new album, "While I'm Livin'," it could be said Tanya Tucker went on the musical equivalent of a blind date.

When Tucker arrived at in Los Angeles to get into the studio, she had not discussed the type of album she was going to make with Shooter Jennings, the co-producer for the project.

Before arriving for the recording session, Tucker had also not met Brandi Carlile, heard her music and knew very little about Carlile, who teamed up with her long-time musical partners, Phil and Tim Hanseroth, to write most of the songs for "While I'm Livin'."

"Finding out that the twins and Brandi...