Dwight Yoakam

Dwight Yoakam



Dwight David Yoakam (born October 23, 1956) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and actor, known for his pioneering-style of country music. His popularity starting in the mid-1980s, Yoakam has recorded more than twenty albums and compilations, charted more than thirty singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, and sold more than 25 million records. He has recorded five Billboard #1 albums, twelve gold albums, and nine platinum albums, including the triple-platinum This Time. In addition to his many achievements in the performing arts, he is also the most frequent musical guest in the history of The Tonight Show.[1]



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Popular Songs27

Song Appearances & References15


Minor Film Appearances & References2

TV Shows10

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Book References & Influences1

Collaborators & Influencers36


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Spotify - Albums & Singles173


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Dwight Yoakam, Brandy Clark to play Missouri Theater
  –  March 30, 2018
Known for hits such as “Streets of Bakersfield,” “Turn It On, Turn It UP, Turn Me Loose” and “Honky Tonk Man,” Dwight Yoakam will perform with opener Brandy Clark, a singer-songwriter with hits such as “Girl Next Door” and “Hold My Hand ...
Honky tonk man Dwight Yoakam headed to Mayo Civic Center
  –  March 26, 2018
Turn it on, turn it up, Dwight Yoakam is headed to town. The honky tonk singer, whose hits have included “Turn it On, Turn it Up, Turn Me Loose,” will perform at 8 p.m. Friday at Mayo Civic Center‘s Presentation Hall. Yoakam was one of the artists ...
Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle and Dwight Yoakam Announce "LSD Tour"
  –  March 25, 2018
Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle and Dwight Yoakam will share a bill for the very first time this summer, calling it the LSD Tour. And while each singer has had illustrious careers of their own, this tour marks an exciting opportunity for fans to hear overlap ...
Review: Dwight Yoakam turns it on, up and loose at the Jube
  –  March 7, 2018
Yep, Dwight Yoakam’s still got it. The 61-year-old singer-songwriter voice was in perfect pitch Monday at the Jube, the classic soft-seater packed to its wooden gills with generally the best sound in town, though through there was certainly a ...
Country's Versatile Dwight Yoakam At Foxwoods
  –  February 3, 2018
A mix of honky-tonk and proto-rock got blended with hints of Mexican music and country harmonies. Dwight Yoakam — a versatile actor, songwriter and singer, originally from Ohio before heading to southern California — is now the foremost exponent of the ...
Dwight Yoakam coming to Virginia Theatre in March
  –  January 24, 2018
CHAMPAIGN — Singer-songwriter Dwight Yoakam is coming to the Virginia Theatre in March. Yoakam, who has also acted in movies and on television, will perform with guest Brandy Clark at 7:30 p.m. March 28 at the theater, 203 W. Park Ave., C. Tickets range ...
Dwight Yoakam concert tickets on sale Friday for Lubbock show
  –  January 10, 2018
Singer-songwriter, actor and recording act Dwight Yoakam, touring in support of 2016 album “Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars,” will headline a concert of country music at 8 p.m. March 23 at the Municipal Auditorium, 2720 Drive of Champions. Opening acts ...


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