Under the Covers (Dwight Yoakam album)

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Under the Covers
Under the Covers (Dwight Yoakam album) coverart.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 15, 1997
GenreCountry music
Length36:48
LabelReprise
ProducerPete Anderson
Dwight Yoakam chronology
Gone
(1995)
Under the Covers
(1997)
Come on Christmas
(1997)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars [1]

Under the Covers is the seventh studio album, and the first covers album recorded by Dwight Yoakam. It peaked at No. 8 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart, and No. 92 on the Billboard 200. Two songs, "Here Comes the Night" and "Things We Said Today", were previously recorded for the 1992 compilation album La Croix d'Amour.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Claudette" (Roy Orbison) - 2:59
  2. "Train in Vain" (Mick Jones, Joe Strummer) - 3:23
  3. "Tired of Waiting for You" (Ray Davies) - 2:59
  4. "Good Time Charlie's Got the Blues" (Danny O'Keefe) - 3:17
  5. "Baby Don't Go" (with Sheryl Crow) (Sonny Bono) - 4:01
  6. "Playboy" (Robert Bateman, Brian Holland, Gladys Horton, William "Mickey" Stevenson) - 2:23
  7. "Wichita Lineman" (Jimmy Webb) - 2:54
  8. "Here Comes the Night" (Bert Berns) - 3:20
  9. "The Last Time" (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 3:58
  10. "Things We Said Today" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 3:51
  11. "North to Alaska" (Mike Phillips) - 9:13

Personnel[edit]

  • Alex Acuña – percussion
  • Beth Andersen – background vocals
  • Pete Anderson – guitar, 6-string bass, mandolin, background vocals
  • Tom Brumley – pedal steel guitar, lap steel guitar
  • Jim Christie – drums
  • Anthony Crawford – background vocals
  • Sheryl Crow – background vocals on "Baby Don't Go"
  • Chuck Domanico – upright bass
  • Skip Edwards – piano, organ, accordion, keyboards
  • Ralph Forbes – drum programming
  • Tommy Funderburk – background vocals
  • Eric Jorgensen – trombone
  • Scott Joss – fiddle, mandolin
  • Nick Lane – trombone
  • Lonesome Strangers – background vocals
  • Dean Parks – guitar
  • Lon Price – saxophone
  • Taras Prodaniuk – bass, upright bass
  • Jeff Rymes – background vocals
  • Greg Smith – saxophone
  • Ralph Stanley – banjo, vocals
  • Chris Tedesco – trumpet
  • Lee Thornburg – trumpet
  • Randy Weeks – background vocals
  • Dwight Yoakam – vocals, guitar, percussion

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (1997) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 8
U.S. Billboard 200 92
Canadian RPM Country Albums 8
Canadian Albums Chart 84

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions
US Country CAN Country
1997 "Claudette" 47 44
"Baby Don't Go" (with Sheryl Crow)
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Dwight Yoakam - La Croix d'Amour". Allmusic. Retrieved January 9, 2019.