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Dwight Yoakam

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Dwight David Yoakam (born October 23, 1956) is an American singer-songwriter, actor and film director, most famous for his pioneering country music. Popular since the early 1980s, he has recorded more than 21 albums and compilations, charted more than 30 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, and sold more than 25 million records. Yoakam has recorded 5 Billboard #1 Albums, 12 Gold Albums, and 9 Platinum Albums, including the Triple Platinum This Time. In addition to his many achievements in the performing arts, Yoakam is also the most frequent musical guest in the history of The Tonight Show. Early life: Yoakam was born in Pikeville, Kentucky, the son of Ruth Ann (Tibbs), a key-punch operator, and David Yoakam, a gas-station owner. He was raised in Columbus, Ohio. He graduated from Columbus's Northland High School in 1974. During his high school years, he excelled in both music and drama, regularly securing the lead role in school plays, such as "Charlie" in a stage...

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Discography

  • The Platinum Collection, 2006
  • Blame the Vain, 2005
  • Just Lookin' for a Hit, 1989
  • Guitars Cadillacs Etc. Etc., 2006
  • Guitars, Cadillacs Etc. Etc., 1993
  • Under the Covers, 1997
  • Tomorrow's Sounds Today, 2000
  • South Of Heaven West Of Hell, 2001
  • Reprise Please Baby: The Warner Bros. Years, 2002
  • Dwight's Used Records, 2004
  • Best Of
  • La Croix D'Amour, 1992
  • 21st Century Hits: Best of 2000-2012, 2013
  • Hillbilly Deluxe, 1987
  • A Long Way Home, 1998
  • Come on Christmas, 1997
  • Last Chance for a Thousand Years: Dwight Yoakam's Greatest Hits From the 90's, 1999
  • Selections From Reprise Please Baby: The Warner Bros. Years, 2002
  • The Very Best of Dwight Yoakam, 2004
  • This Is Dwight Yoakam
  • This Time, 1993
  • If There Was a Way, 1990
  • Population Me, 2003
  • Dwight Live, 1995
  • In Other's Words, 2003
  • Live From Austin, TX, 2005
  • Buenas Noches From a Lonely Room, 1988
  • 3 Pears, 2012
  • dwightyoakamacoustic.net, 2000
  • Gone, 1995
  • Dwight Sings Buck, 2007

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On Sep 9, 2009. 4:12pm
dydelite said

For some reason Dwight seems to get left out of the country scene today - most likely because he actually has talent. Dwight Sings Buck is an amazing tribute to his dear friend, the late great Buck Owens.

On Sep 13, 2011. 2:22pm

Hi I am desperately seeking a song called "The Cotswolds" It is sung by Mike O Connor or Shagg O Occor , Please help anybody!!!!

Dwight does'nt get left out ! he just has other thngs to do such as movies!!! He is in quite a lot of movies !!!!
he actually quite a good actor.

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