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3X3: Kelley Ryan on Being the Lady, Traveling the Nile, and Going Strong at 91

May 18, 2017

Artist: Kelley Ryan
Hometown: Palm Springs, CA and Cork, Ireland
Latest Album: Telescope
Personal Nicknames: Ey

If you had to live the life of a character in a song, which song would you choose? 

The lady in “The Lady Is a Tramp” (Rodgers/Hart)

Where would you most like to live or visit that you haven’t yet?

I would love to travel down the Nile.

What was the last thing that made you really mad?

Our current president

Which Judd is your favorite — Naomi, Wynonna, Ashley, Apatow, or Hirsch?


Whose career do you admire the most?

Angela Lansbury. She is warm, down-to-earth, and still going strong at 91.

What are you reading right now?

Molly Keane: A Life by Sally Phipps

Are you an introvert or an extrovert?


What’s your favorite culinary spice?


What was your favorite childhood toy?

Close’n Play Phonograph

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