Dwight Yoakam

Rhino Classic Albums Collection [f.y.e. Exclusive]

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This set combines three of Dwight Yoakam's classic late-'80s albums, Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc., Etc., 1987’s Hillbilly Deluxe, and 1989’s Just Lookin’ for a Hit, into a single package. Since Just Lookin’ for a Hit was in itself a sort of greatest-hits collection, one gets duplicate versions of several songs here, including “Honky Tonk Man,” “Guitars, Cadillacs,” “Little Ways,” and “Little Sister,” which is a minor irritation, but the tracks on these albums form the heart and soul of Yoakam's impressive and refreshing brand of new country traditionalism, making this a nice starter kit to a one-of-a-kind artist.

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