From Out of Nowhere (album)

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From Out of Nowhere
Studio album by Tommy Emmanuel
Released 1979
Recorded 1979
Studio EMI Studios 301
Length 35:40[1]
Label Trafalgar
Producer Michael McMartin, Tommy Emmanuel
Tommy Emmanuel chronology
From Out of Nowhere

From Out of Nowhere is the debut studio album by Australian guitarist Tommy Emmanuel, released in 1979. The album features pedal steel guitarist Pee Wee Clark.

Background and release[edit]

By the late 1970s Emmanuel had made a name for himself in Sydney with his guitar work being featured in commercials and on Australian pop records including Air Supply's "Lost in Love". Emmanuel recorded his first solo album From Out of Nowhere in 1979.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Side A
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Limehouse Blues" Douglas Furber, Philip Braham 3:31
2. "Dixie Breakdown" Don Reno, James Lunsford 2:36
3. "Orange Mountain Special"   2:20
4. "Steel Guitar Rag" Cliff Stone, Leon McAuliffe, Merle Travis 3:01
5. "Roly Poly" Fred Rose 2:33
Side B
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Out of Nowhere" Johnny Green, Edward Heyman 4:13
2. "Big Beaver" Bob Wills 3:28
3. "String of Pearls" Eddie DeLange, Jerry Gray 4:56
4. "Canadian Sunset" Eddie Heywood, Norman Gimbel 4:58
5. "Dixie McGuire" Tommy Emmanuel 2:52


  • Tommy Emmanuel – guitar
  • Pee Wee Clark – pedal steel guitar
  • Ken Francis – rhythm guitar
  • Mark Collins – banjo
  • Mack Clark – bass
  • Rodney Ford – drums


  1. ^ "From Out of Nowhere". last FM. Retrieved 21 January 2018. 
  2. ^ "Acoustic Guitar Sessions Present Tommy Emmanuel". Acoustic Guitar. 6 February 2014. Retrieved 21 January 2018. 

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