Singer of Sad Songs

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Singer of Sad Songs
Studio album by Waylon Jennings
Released November 1970
Recorded June - December 1969
Genre Country
Label RCA
Producer Danny Davis, Lee Hazlewood
Waylon Jennings chronology
Ned Kelly
(1970)
Singer of Sad Songs
(1970)
The Taker/Tulsa
(1971)

Singer of Sad Songs is a 1970 album by Waylon Jennings, released on RCA Records. It is his first produced by Lee Hazlewood.

Unlike most other RCA country albums, the album was recorded at their "Music Center of the World" studios in Hollywood. Only the title track was recorded in Nashville. As a result, RCA Nashville was unwilling to promote the album.

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Track listing[edit]

  1. "Singer of Sad Songs" (Alex Zanetis) – 2:58
  2. "Sick and Tired" (Dave Bartholomew, Chris Kenner) – 1:55
  3. "Time Between Bottles of Wine" (Jimmie Morris) – 2:18
  4. "Must You Throw Dirt in My Face" (Bill Anderson) – 2:17
  5. "No Regrets" (Tom Rush) – 3:11
  6. "Ragged But Right" (George Jones) – 2:12
  7. "Honky Tonk Woman" (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 2:58
  8. "She Comes Running" (Lee Hazlewood) – 2:11
  9. "If I Were a Carpenter" (Tim Hardin) – 2:24
  10. "Donna on My Mind" (Billy Barton) – 2:12
  11. "Rock, Salt and Nails" (Utah Philips) – 2:08