The Very Best of Dwight Yoakam

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The Very Best of Dwight Yoakam
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Greatest hits album by
ReleasedJuly 27, 2004
Recordedvarious
GenreCountry
Length69:43
LabelRhino/Reprise
ProducerVarious
Dwight Yoakam chronology
Dwight's Used Records
(2004)
The Very Best of Dwight Yoakam
(2004)
Blame the Vain
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars [1]

The Very Best of Dwight Yoakam is the third greatest hits compilation album of songs recorded by country music artist Dwight Yoakam. The album comprises twenty hit singles from his career. The album was certified Gold by the RIAA on July 23, 2008, and Platinum on October 28, 2016.[2] It has sold 1,043,000 copies in the United States as of April 2017.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Honky Tonk Man" (Johnny Horton, Tillman Franks, Howard Hausey) – 2:48
  2. "Guitars, Cadillacs" (Dwight Yoakam) – 3:04
  3. "Little Sister" (Doc Pomus, Mort Shuman) – 3:04
  4. "Little Ways" (Yoakam) – 3:20
  5. "Please, Please Baby" (Yoakam) – 3:35
  6. "Streets of Bakersfield" (Feat. Buck Owens) (Homer Joy) – 2:49
  7. "I Sang Dixie" (Yoakam) – 3:49
  8. "Long White Cadillac" (Dave Alvin) – 5:20
  9. "Turn It On, Turn It Up, Turn Me Loose" (Kostas, Wayland Patton) – 3:24
  10. "You're the One" (Yoakam) – 4:02
  11. "Suspicious Minds" (Mark James) – 3:54
  12. "It Only Hurts When I Cry" (Yoakam, Roger Miller) – 2:35
  13. "Ain't That Lonely Yet" (Kostas, James House) – 3:20
  14. "A Thousand Miles from Nowhere" (Yoakam) – 4:29
  15. "Fast as You" (Yoakam) – 4:48
  16. "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" (Freddie Mercury) – 2:21
  17. "I Want You to Want Me" (Rick Nielsen) – 3:29
  18. "Things Change" (Yoakam) – 3:46
  19. "The Late Great Golden State" (Mike Stinson) – 2:26
  20. "The Back of Your Hand" (Gregg Lee Henry) – 3:08

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2004) Peak
position
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[4] 14
US Billboard 200[5] 87
US Top Country Albums (Billboard)[6] 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "American album certifications – Dwight Yoakam – Very Best". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH. 
  3. ^ Bjorke, Matt (April 18, 2017). "Top Country Catalog Album Sales Chart: April 18, 2017". Roughstock.
  4. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Dwight Yoakam – The Very Best of". Hung Medien.
  5. ^ "Dwight Yoakam Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard.
  6. ^ "Dwight Yoakam Chart History (Top Country Albums)". Billboard.