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Dwight Yoakam

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Birth nameDwight David Yoakam
BornOctober 23, 1956(age 60)
Betsy Layne, Kentucky,
United States
OriginColumbus, Ohio, United States
GenresCountry Rockabilly
OccupationSinger-songwriter, actor, director
InstrumentsGuitar, vocals
Years active1984 present
LabelsReprise, Audium, New West
Associated actsBuck Owens

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Dwight David Yoakam (born October 23, 1956) is an American singer-songwriter, actor and film director, most famous for his pioneering country music. Popular since the early 1980s, he has recorded more than twenty-one albums and compilations, has charted more than thirty singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, and sold more than 25 million records.


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