A new chapter, and yet a homecoming -- that's a dichotomy, to be sure, but it's also an accurate way to describe Dwight Yoakam's Sept. 18 release, "3 Pears". It's his first new album since 2007's "Dwight Sings Buck", a tribute to the late Buck Owens, and his first collection of originals since 2005's "Blame the Vain", both on New West Records. For "3 Pears", the Grammy Award winner returns to Warner Bros. w
Dwight Yoakam hasn't released an all-new studio album since 2005's "Blame the Vain", but that will change this fall with his return to Warner Music. The trad-country master spoke about the still-untitled effort, which will include a collaboration with alt-folk-rap star Beck, during a Q&A at the Billboard Country Music Summit.