Under the Covers (Dwight Yoakam album)

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Under the Covers
Studio album by Dwight Yoakam
Released July 15, 1997
Genre Country music
Length 36:48
Label Reprise
Producer Pete Anderson
Dwight Yoakam chronology
Gone
(1995)
Under the Covers
(1997)
Come on Christmas
(1997)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Under the Covers is a 1997 album of cover songs recorded by Dwight Yoakam. It peaked at No. 8 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart, and No. 92 on the Billboard 200.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Claudette" (Roy Orbison) - 2:59
  2. "Train in Vain" (Mick Jones/Joe Strummer) - 3:23
  3. "Tired of Waiting for You" (Ray Davies) - 2:59
  4. "Good Time Charlie's Got the Blues" (Danny O'Keefe) - 3:17
  5. "Baby Don't Go" (with Sheryl Crow) (Sonny Bono) - 4:01
  6. "Playboy" (Robert Bateman/Brian Holland/Gladys Horton/William "Mickey" Stevenson) - 2:23
  7. "Wichita Lineman" (Jimmy Webb) - 2:54
  8. "Here Comes the Night" (Bert Berns) - 3:20
  9. "The Last Time" (Mick Jagger/Keith Richards) - 3:58
  10. "Things We Said Today" (John Lennon/Paul McCartney) - 3:51
  11. "North to Alaska" (Mike Phillips) - 3:43

Personnel[edit]

  • Dwight Yoakam – vocals, guitar, percussion
  • Pete Anderson – guitar, 6-string bass, mandolin, background vocals
  • Dean Parks – guitar
  • Tom Brumley – pedal steel guitar
  • Taras Prodaniuk – bass
  • Chuck Domanico – bass
  • Jim Christie – drums
  • Skip Edwards – piano, organ, accordion, keyboards
  • Ralph Stanley – banjo, vocals
  • Scott Joss – fiddle, mandolin
  • Alex Acuña – percussion
  • Lee Thornburg – trumpet
  • Chris Tedesco – trumpet
  • Greg Smith – saxophone
  • Lon Price – saxophone
  • Eric Jorgensen – trombone
  • Nick Lane – trombone
  • Sheryl Crow – background vocals
  • Lonesome Strangers – background vocals
  • Beth Andersen – background vocals
  • Anthony Crawford – background vocals
  • Tommy Funderburk – background vocals
  • Jeff Rymes – background vocals
  • Randy Weeks – background vocals

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (1997) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 8
U.S. Billboard 200 92
Canadian RPM Country Albums 8
Canadian Albums Chart 84

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions
US Country CAN Country
1997 "Claudette" 47 44
"Baby Don't Go" (with Sheryl Crow)
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

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