|Single by Dwight Yoakam|
|from the album Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc., Etc.|
|B-side||"I'll Be Gone"|
|Released||June 30, 1986|
|Dwight Yoakam singles chronology|
"Guitars, Cadillacs" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Dwight Yoakam. It was released in June 1986 as the second single and partial title track from his debut album Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc., Etc.. It peaked at number 4 in the United States, and number 2 in Canada.
The music video was directed and produced by Sherman Halsey, and features Dwight Yoakam at a concert.
In popular culture
The song plays during the bar scene in the 1991 science fiction action film Terminator 2: Judgment Day when the Terminator walks into a biker bar looking for clothes to wear; this scene is omitted from television airings. It was also featured in the film Dutch released the same year.
American rock group The Protomen covered the song for "William Shakespeare Presents: Terminator the Second", a parody of Terminator 2 consisting entirely of lines from Shakespearean works. The song is featured on the soundtrack of the play.
"Guitars, Cadillacs" debuted at number 54 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of July 12, 1986.
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||4|
|Canadian RPM Country Tracks||2|