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Dwight Yoakam and Lenny Waronker

Dwight Yoakam and Lenny Waronker Rich McKie / WXPN
Dwight Yoakam and Lenny Waronker On Working Together With Brand New Music From Dwight!

We talk with Dwight Yoakam whose career really took off in the 1980s when his debut album Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc, went to number one on the country charts on Warner Brothers records. Dwight first met our other guest today, Lenny Waronker, producer, A&R man and later President of Warner Brothers when that album came out. Yoakam is back once again with Warner Brothers and working once again with Waronker overseeing his last album 3 Pears and his soon to be released new album Second Hand Heart. Dwight and Lenny discuss how they met and how they work together. Lenny also talks a bit about the artistic philosophy of Warner Brothers Records.

Session Setlist
A Heart Like Mine By Dwight Yoakam
Second Hand Heart By Dwight Yoakam

Recent Release: Second Hand Heart
Release Date: April 14, 2015
Label: Warner Bros.s