Haywire (Chris LeDoux album)

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Chris LeDoux - haywire.jpg
Studio album by Chris LeDoux
Released September 6, 1994
Recorded 1994
Genre Country
Length 41:09
Label Liberty
Producer Jimmy Bowen
Gregg Brown
Chris LeDoux chronology
Under This Old Hat
(1993)Under This Old Hat1993
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic - 4/5 stars[1]

Haywire is an album released by American country music artist Chris LeDoux. Overall, it is his 26th album and his last under the Liberty banner before it was renamed Capitol Records. "Honky Tonk World", "Tougher Than the Rest", and "Dallas Days and Fort Worth Nights" were released as singles. The album peaked at #17 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.


There are several cover songs on this album. "Tougher Than the Rest" was written and recorded by Bruce Springsteen for his 1987 album, Tunnel of Love. "Billy The Kid" is a cover of Charlie Daniels' 1976 song from the album, High Lonesome. "Big Love" would later be recorded and made popular by Tracy Byrd from his album of the same name.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Honky Tonk World" (Craig Wiseman, Paul Nelson) - 4:03
  2. "Dallas Days and Fort Worth Nights" (Kris Bergsnes, Gordon Eatherly) - 2:44
  3. "Tougher Than the Rest" (Bruce Springsteen) - 4:57
  4. "Big Love" (Michael Clark, Jeff Stevens) - 3:01
  5. "Love Needs a Fool" (Michael Dan Ehmig, Michael Lunn) - 5:03
  6. "Slow Down" (Kim Williams, Kent Blazy, Garth Brooks) - 2:51
  7. "Sons of the Pioneers" (Chris LeDoux) — 4:41
  8. "Billy The Kid" (Charlie Daniels) - 3:46
  9. "Hairtrigger Colt's .44" (Lore) - 5:12
  10. "Light of the World" (Bob McDill, Paul Harrison) - 4:51


As listed in liner notes[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1994) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 17
U.S. Billboard 200 128


  1. ^ Allmusic - review
  2. ^ Haywire (CD). Chris LeDoux. Liberty Records. 1994. 105976.