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Dwight Yoakam

Born: Oct 23, 1956 in Pikeville, KY
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Genre: Country, Pop/Rock, Folk
Biography: With his stripped-down approach to traditional honky tonk and Bakersfield country, Dwight Yoakam helped return country music to its roots in the late '80s. Like his idols Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, and Hank Williams, Yoakam never played by Nashville's rules; consequently, he never dominated the charts ...Read full biography
Buenos Noches From A Lonely Room
Released: 1988
Label: Reprise
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The third effort from Kentucky's Dwight Yoakam shows the first signs of beginning to stretch out and be comfortable with his unique approach to hard honky tonk music, Bakersfield-style. Buenos Noches From ...Read full review
If There Was A Way
Released: 1990
Label: Reprise
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If There Was a Way from 1990 is the first full display of Dwight Yoakam's doppelgänger on record. From the mid-tempo honky tonk of "The Distance Between You and Me" and the classic Bakersfield balladry ...Read full review
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