Especially for You (Duane Eddy album)

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Especially for You
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Studio album by Duane Eddy
Released May 1959
Recorded March 13 - 20, 1959
Studio Audio Recorders, Phoenix, Arizona
Genre Instrumental rock
Length 47:50
Label Jamie
Producer Lee Hazlewood, Lester Sill
Duane Eddy chronology
Have 'Twangy' Guitar Will Travel
(1958)
Especially for You
(1959)
The "Twangs" the "Thang"
(1959)
Singles from Especially for You
  1. "Yep!"
    Released: March 1959
  2. "Peter Gunn"
    Released: June 1959 (UK)
    September 1960 (US)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Especially for You is the second album by guitarist Duane Eddy. It was released in 1959. Unlike most albums of the time, it was not built around singles but was a collection of originals and cover material that featured Eddy's guitar playing.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Duane Eddy and Lee Hazlewood unless noted

  1. "Peter Gunn" (Henry Mancini) – 2:30
  2. "Only Child" – 3:34
  3. "Lover" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 1:41
  4. "Fuzz" – 2:20
  5. "Yep!" – 2:14
  6. "Along the Navajo Trail" (Dick Charles, Eddie DeLange, Larry Markes) – 2:36
  7. "Just Because" (Sydney Robin, Joe Shelton, Bob Shelton) – 2:42
  8. "Quiniela" – 5:02
  9. "Trouble in Mind" (Richard M. Jones) – 1:51
  10. "Tuxedo Junction" (Julian Dash, Buddy Feyne, Erskine Hawkins, William Johnson) – 2:43
  11. "Hard Times" (Noble "Thin Man" Watts) – 2:58
  12. "Along Came Linda" (Eddy) – 2:34
  • 2000 re-release bonus tracks
  1. "Only Child" [alternate take] – 2:55
  2. "Yep!" [alternate take] – 3:04
  3. "St. James" – 5:08
  4. "Some Kind-a Earthquake" [alternate take] – 1:47
  5. "First Love, First Tears" – 2:11

Personnel[edit]

Technical[edit]

Chart positions[edit]

Year Title U.S. Billboard 200 UK Albums Chart[2] Label and catalogue
1958 Especially for You 24 6[3] Jamie JLPS-3006

Singles[edit]

Year Titles
Both sides from that album except where indicated
Chart positions
Billboard[4] Cashbox UK[5]
1959 "Yep!"
b/w "Three-30-Blues" (from Have "Twangy" Guitar Will Travel)
30[6] 27 17
1960 "Peter Gunn"
b/w "Along the Navajo Trail"
27[6] 26 6[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 178. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  3. ^ a b "Official Charts - Duane Eddy". Retrieved February 6, 2018. 
  4. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2003). Top Pop Singles 1955–2002 (1st ed.). Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc. p. 218. ISBN 0-89820-155-1. 
  5. ^ Betts, Graham (2004). Complete UK Hit Singles 1952–2004 (1st ed.). London: Collins. p. 248. ISBN 0-00-717931-6. 
  6. ^ a b "Billboard Hot 100 - Duane Eddy". Retrieved February 6, 2018.