November 27, 2009
Pop/Rock, Country-Pop, Contemporary Country, Neo-Traditionalist Country, Alternative/Indie Rock, Country-Rock, Bakersfield Sound, New Traditionalist, Alt-Country, German, Central European Traditions

Album Review

This set combines three of Dwight Yoakam's classic late-'80s albums, Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc., Etc., 1987’s Hillbilly Deluxe, and 1989’s Just Lookin’ for a Hit, into a single package. Since Just Lookin’ for a Hit was in itself a sort of greatest-hits collection, one gets duplicate versions of several songs here, including “Honky Tonk Man,” “Guitars, Cadillacs,” “Little Ways,” and “Little Sister,” which is a minor irritation, but the tracks on these albums form the heart and soul of Yoakam's impressive and refreshing brand of new country traditionalism, making this a nice starter kit to a one-of-a-kind artist.
Steve Leggett, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. Long White Cadillac
  2. Little Ways
  3. Honky Tonk Man
  4. I Got You
  5. Little Sister
  6. I Sang Dixie
  7. Guitars, Cadillacs
  8. Sin City
  9. Please, Please Baby
  10. Streets of Bakersfield
  11. Honky Tonk Man
  12. It Won't Hurt
  13. I'll Be Gone
  14. South of Cincinnati
  15. Bury Me
  16. Guitars Cadillacs
  17. Twenty Years
  18. Ring of Fire
  19. Miner's Prayer
  20. Heartaches By the Number
  21. Little Ways
  22. Smoke Along the Track
  23. Johnson's Love
  24. Please, Please Baby
  25. Readin', Rightin', Rt. 23
  26. Always Late With Your Kisses
  27. 1,000 Miles
  28. Throughout All Time
  29. Little Sister
  30. This Drinkin' Will Kill Me