Songwriter's Tribute was released in 1986, and was put together by the songwriters who wrote much of Cline's material during the early 60s. It was put together by Diana Haig. It includes hit songs by songwriters, Harlan Howard, Hank Cochran, Freddie Hart, and Willie Nelson.  The album includes three hit singles by Cline; "Crazy," "So Wrong," and "Imagine That." It also includes songs from previous albums including "Your Kinda Love," "I Love You So Much it Hurts," and "You're Stronger Than Me." It also includes the B-sides of her previous hits, such as the B-side of her 1961 hit, "I Fall to Pieces" titled, "Lovin' in Vain," the first track on this album.
The album gained a positive view by critics from Allmusic, giving the album four out of five stars.