Dwight Yoakam to Release Vinyl Single on Jack White's Third Man Records

Dwight Yoakam photographed in 2015
Emily Joyce

Dwight Yoakam

When Jack White's Third Man Records ventured into '70s country revivalism earlier this year by releasing Margo Price’s Midwest Farmer’s Daughter, the payoff was immediate: The album made history. Never before had a female soloist debuted in the top 10 on the Top Country Albums chart without ever having a release appear on the Hot Country Songs chart.

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On Wednesday (June 1), Third Man announced a partnership with another scrappy country singer: Dwight Yoakam, who first stormed his genre's charts in 1986. Yoakam cut a single for Third Man as part of the Blue Series, putting his own spin on “Tomorrow’s Gonna Be Another Day” -- the best-known rendition was recorded by The Monkees -- and “High on the Mountain of Love,” a version of which appeared on The Beach Boys’ 1965 album Beach Boys’ Party! White served as producer on both tracks.

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Recent entries in the Blue Series have come from Courtney Barnett, Beck and Tom Jones. Preview Yoakam’s tunes here before the record hits shelves on June 10.


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