Hillbilly Deluxe (Dwight Yoakam album)

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Hillbilly Deluxe
Studio album by Dwight Yoakam
Released July 7, 1987
Genre Country
Length 34:11
Label Reprise
Producer Pete Anderson
Dwight Yoakam chronology
Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc., Etc.
(1986)
Hillbilly Deluxe
(1987)
Buenas Noches From a Lonely Room
(1988)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Hillbilly Deluxe is the second album by country music singer-songwriter, Dwight Yoakam. Released in 1987, it was Yoakam's second consecutive #1 album on the Billboard Country Albums chart. Four tracks were released as singles with each becoming Top 10 hits on the Hot Country Singles chart in 1987 and 1988.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Little Ways" (Dwight Yoakam) - 3:18
  2. "Smoke Along the Track" (Alan Rose/Don Helms) - 3:13
  3. "Johnson's Love" (Dwight Yoakam) - 4:25
  4. "Please, Please Baby" (Dwight Yoakam) - 3:36
  5. "Readin', Rightin', Rt. 23" (Dwight Yoakam) - 3:32
  6. "Always Late with Your Kisses" (Lefty Frizzell/Blackie Crawford) - 2:10
  7. "1,000 Miles" (Dwight Yoakam) - 4:10
  8. "Throughout All Time" (Dwight Yoakam) - 3:54
  9. "Little Sister" (Doc Pomus/Mort Shuman) - 3:01
  10. "This Drinkin' Will Kill Me" (Dwight Yoakam) - 2:35

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (1987) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 1
U.S. Billboard 200 55
Canadian Albums Chart 27
RIANZ New Zealand Albums Chart 17
Swedish Albums Chart 33

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions
US Country CAN Country NZ
1987 "Little Sister" 7 3 35
"Little Ways" 8 1
"Please, Please Baby" 6 2
1988 "Always Late with Your Kisses" 9 5
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

References[edit]

Preceded by
Trio
by Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt & Emmylou Harris
Top Country Albums number-one album
June 6–20, 1987
Succeeded by
Always & Forever
by Randy Travis