Yoakam, Dwight.

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Country music performer. Born October 23, 1956. California-based singer, songwriter, and recording artist. Recognized for his distinctive interpretation of the Bakersfield sound. One of country music's best-selling artists of the 1980s-1990s. His credits include the 1994 Grammy Award winning recording "Ain't That Lonely Yet."

From the description of Oral history interview with Dwight Yoakam; 1985 October 18; interview conducted by Paul Kingsbury. 1985 Oct. 18. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58841196

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referencedIn Yoakam, Dwight;. Oral history interview with Dwight Yoakam; 1985 October 18; interview conducted by Paul Kingsbury. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection Artist Name File, 1940-2005 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
creatorOf Yoakam, Dwight;. Oral history interview with Dwight Yoakam; 1985 October 18; interview conducted by Paul Kingsbury. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
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