I don’t know how I did it, but these Morning Reads are once again perfect. “Streets of Bakersfield” with Dwight Yoakam might be Buck Owens’ greatest song (not least of all because it got him back in the studio [too long an absence]). In light of the Braves decision, this Atlanta Magazine article from July [...]
Country music can be as hacktacular and artificial and corporate-calculated as it is, so rejecting of groundbreaking talents like Johnny Cash and Buck Owens and Dwight Yoakam, so cynically, contemptously manipulative regarding the storied past that shames it, because it's seen as the last musical bastion left that's almost entirely white. Show More Summary
Dwight Yoakam is a man of many talents. Between his long, successful music career and his numerous acting roles, Yoakam is one of the few entertainers that has maintained icon status. Musically, Yoakam is known for his pale cowboy hat with the brim pulled low, poured-on blue jeans and intricate, catchy melodies paired with poignant, [...]
Fresh off his win for the Artist of the Year award win at the 12th Annual Americana Music Honors and Awards in Nashville comes the news of a spanking new Dwight Yoakam compilation. New West Records will release the new Dwight Yoakam compilation, 21st Century Hits: Best of 2000-12, on October 1. The album spans [...]Show More Summary
When Dwight Yoakam’s in town, fcked up sht’s gonna go down. “Distance” picks up shortly after the ending of last week’s fantastic episode, with Ryan learning that it was Kristen, not him, who made the drawing that’s haunted him for months. Show More Summary
Ashton Kutcher got into a violent altercation with a security guard at the Stagecoach country music festival in Indio, Calif., according to reports. Kutcher was in the VIP area near the stage to check out Nick 13 and Dwight Yoakam when...Show More Summary
Dwight Yoakam: Don’t let the cowboy hat fool you. Bringing the sound of Bakersfield country traditionalism forward, Yoakam is a postmodern honky-tonker with an outsider streak. His latest album, “3 Pears” (Warner), is his first of original...Show More Summary
Country Star Dwight Yoakam is set to join a plethora of rootsy acts on this year's Bonnaroo, which is conveniently not scheduled the same June Weekend as the CMA Music Festival. Read on here to find out who will be joining Dwight at the Manchester, Tennessee-based event.
With 3 Pears bringing Dwight Yoakam quite a bit of press and buzz, the singer is returning to Nashville to headline the Ryman Auditorium's historic stage on April 12, 2013. Read on to learn more about the 3 Pears album and the ticket info for this special One night only concert!
Dwight Yoakam’s critically acclaimed new album, 3 Pears, is the most celebrated album on the Americana Chart this year, remaining No. 1 more than any other in 2012 and spending 8 weeks in the coveted position. Read on to learn more about this achievement!
After taking a week off for my wife’s birthday we came back with what largely turned into the all request hour. Good thing they were all good requests. So if Jason Isbell, The Drive-By Truckers, Glossary, Dwight Yoakam and a whole slew of other awesome sounds like a good hour to you; put some ears [...]
It’s been seven long years since Dwight Yoakam’s last proper release, 2005?s Blame the Vain. Since then he of painted-on jeans and low-hanging Stetson has done some acting – most notably the opening scene in The Wedding Crashers and as the manic Doc Miles in the hilariously over-the-top Crank films. Yoakam has done some music [...]
Well, that was a terrible non-conference season. There's simply no other way to put it. With only two irrelevant games for the Indiana schools remaining against other conferences before bowl season, the national perception of the Big Ten is locked in a negative state for the remainder of 2012. Show More Summary
Little Big Town scores a second week leading the Top 10 Country Albums chart with four newcomers taking their place on the chart, including Dwight Yoakam, Easton Corbin, Ryan Binghim and Big & Rich. Read on to learn how well they and other stars fared in this week's Top 10 rundown!
The honky-tonk man leaves Bakersfield behind.
Country singer Dwight Yoakam is promoting his first album of new material in seven years. He's also eyeing another business venture: reviving his namesake brand of frozen foods.
Dwight Yoakam dresses like a honkytonk star, but looks sure are deceiving. Yoakam spends as much time in front of the camera these days as behind a microphone, what with showy roles in the "Crank" series and supporting appearances in...Show More Summary
A cascading bass line that evokes the work of Motown’s James Jamerson, all fat, swollen and narcotically melodic, opens 3 Pairs, Dwight Yoakam’s return to a major label.
For his first all-new recording in seven years, Dwight Yoakam moves back to his longtime label home, Warner Brothers Nashville, for the release of 3 Pears. Read on to find out what we think of this brand new album from the honky ton...
Country music star and film actor Dwight Yoakam returns September 18th, 2012 with his first all-new collection of songs since 2005's Blame The Vain.Dwight wrote 11 of the 12 tracks featured on the standard edition of 3 Pears. Read more about the project's track list, lyrics and cover art here!