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Listen to Dwight’s Bluegrass Version “Purple Rain”

on September 13, 2016 - 4:16pm

Dwight’s upcoming project, Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars… will feature bluegrass renditions of some of his biggest hits – and one notable cover song.

People magazine has the exclusive first listen to Dwight’s version of “Purple Rain,” performed by the late, great Prince.

"With three decades of music under his buckled belt, Dwight Yoakam has cemented his status as a country icon – and on his forthcoming album, he's not only covering his own songs but one by a pop legend as well.”

LISTEN and read Dwight’s interview with People HERE.

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Get Two Tracks Instantly When You Pre-Order ‘Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars…’

on September 9, 2016 - 6:31pm

Dwight’s new album, Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars… is out September 23 and currently available for pre-order. Purchase your copy today and you’ll receive the bluegrass renditions of “These Arms” and “Guitars, Cadillacs” instantly.

"Fleshed out by an assortment of deeper cuts from Yoakam's vast catalog and an inspired cover of Prince's 'Purple Rain,' the record doesn't shy away from the cowpunk progenitor's more mainstream fare. 'Guitars, Cadillacs' – Number 94 on Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Country Songs of All Time – covers that mark, with Yoakam slowing down the tempo to recast the radio

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