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Dwight Yoakam

Born 23 October 1956.
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Dwight Yoakam - Live Session

Dwight Yoakam makes his session debut, playing live and discussing his long career.

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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.

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  1. Review of Blame The Vain

    Blame The Vain 2005

    Reviewed by Sue Keogh
    The latest from everbody's favourite biscuit bakin' superstar finds him rocking out...
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