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Albums:

Who'll Stop The Rain

21st Century Hits: Best Of 2000 - 2012

Live From Austin Tx

Dwight Sings Buck

Blame The Vain
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Biography:
Birth Name: Dwight David Yoakam
Born: 1956/10/23
Birth Place: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Years Active: 1984–present
Genres: Country

Dwight Yoakam (born Dwight David Yoakam, October 23, 1956) is an American singer-songwriter, actor and film director, most famous for his pioneering country music. Yoakam was born in Pikeville, Kentucky, and in high school he sang and played guitar with local garage bands. He was active in his school’s drama and music departments as well. When he began his career, Nashville was oriented toward pop urban cowboy music, and Yoakam's brand of hip honky tonk music was not considered marketable. Not making much headway in Nashville, Yoakam moved to Los Angeles and worked towards bringing his particular brand of new honky tonk forward into the 1980s. Writing all his of own songs, and continuing ... Continue Bio >>

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Tickets:
08/09/2014 Whitewater On The Horseshoe
08/10/2014 Pharr Entertainment Center
08/24/2014 Vina Robles Amphitheater
08/27/2014 Fox Theatre - Tucson
08/28/2014 Santa Fe Opera
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Popular Movies:

Dirty Girl

The Last Rites of Ransom Pride

Bloodworth

Crank: High Voltage

Four Christmases
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