Early Tracks (album)

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Early Tracks
Steve Earle - Early Tracks Coverart.jpg
Compilation album by Steve Earle
Released 1987
Recorded 1982 - 1985
Genre Country, Country rock
Length 36:02
Label Epic
Koch (reissue)
Producer Pat Carter, Roy Dea
Steve Earle chronology
Early Tracks
(1987)
Side Tracks
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

Early Tracks is a compilation album by Steve Earle. The album was released on 1987 capitalizing on the success of Guitar Town. The various rockabilly songs were recorded between 1982 and 1985; and includes songs from 1982's Pink and Black EP.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Steve Earle unless otherwise noted.

  1. "Nothin' but You" - 2:30 (Epic 34-04070a)
  2. "If You Need a Fool" - 2:11
  3. "Continental Trailways Blues" - 2:19 (Epic 34-04070b)
  4. "Open Up Your Door" - 2:07
  5. "Breakdown Land" (Dennis R. Colby) - 2:59
  6. "Squeeze Me In" - 2:32 (Epic 34-04307a)
  7. "Annie, Is Tonight the Night" - 2:32
  8. "My Baby Worships Me" - 2:08 (Epic 34-04307b)
  9. "Cadillac" (Cadillac Holmes) - 2:41
  10. "Devil's Right Hand" - 2:58
  11. "What'll You Do About Me" (Dennis Linde) - 2:37 (Epic 34-04666a)
  12. "Cry Myself to Sleep" (Paul Kennerley) - 2:56 (Epic 34-04666b)
  13. "A Little Bit in Love" - 2:19 (Epic 34-04784a)
  14. "The Crush" (John Hiatt) - 3:18 (Epic 34-04784b)
  • tracks 1, 3, 6, 8 are from Earle's Pink & Black 7" EP released by LSI Records in 1982; these were released on 7" singles by Epic Records in 1983.
  • tracks 11, 12, 13, 14 are from 7" singles released by Epic Records in 1985; these were added to the Koch Records CD reissue.

Personnel[edit]

  • Steve Earle - guitar, vocals
  • Pat Carter - guitar
  • Ron Kling - bass
  • Martin Parker - drums
  • Dale Sellers - lead guitar on "Squeeze Me In"

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