Singer-songwriter, actor, director
Dwight David Yoakam (born October 23, 1956) is an American singer-songwriter, actor and film director, most famous for his pioneering country music. Popular since the early 1980s, he has recorded more than 21 albums and compilations, charted more than 30 singles on the Billboard...Wikipedia
Born: 23rd October, 1956, Pikeville, KY
Height: 6' 0" (183 cm)
Claim to Fame: This Time
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3 Pears is an album by American country music artist Dwight Yoakam. It was released on September 18, 2012 via Warner Bros. Records.
U.S. Route 23 was the subject of Dwight`s song `Readin`, Rightin`, Route 23.` The stretch of U.S. Route 23 that runs through Floyd County, KY where Dwight lived as a child and often visited after moving to Ohio is named in his honor. It is known as the Dwight Yoakam Highway. The entire stretch of U.S. 23 that runs through Kentucky is known as the Country Music Highway, with each stretch through the connecting counties named in honor of a local country music star.
Broke the Tonight Show record of musical guest appearances on May 15, 2008.
They are all trapped inside.
An invisible and mysterious force field descends upon a small fictional town in the United States, trapping residents inside, cut off from the rest of civilization. The trapped townsfolk must discover the secrets and purpose of the "dome" and its origins, while coming to learn more than they ever knew about each other.
Dennis Hopper received a much needed boost this morning, making a rare public appearance as he accepted the 2,403rd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The two-time Oscar nominee, who is in the midst of both a debilitating battle against prostate cancer and an increasingly acrimonious divorce, arrived for the ceremony just before 11:30 a.m. Jack Nicholson, Viggo Mortensen, David Lynch, Michael Madsen, Danny Trejo, Johnny Mathis and Dwight Yoakam were among the celebrity friends and costars who turned up to fete the ailing 73-year-old, who blamed a paparazzi-induced... Read More
Posted by luisa10q 4 years ago
On March 25, 2006, when Dwight Yoakam got the awful news that his close friend Buck Owens had passed away, it was a shock. Only four days earlier, the honky-tonk compadres had spent four hours on the phone catching up while Yoakam was amid a 17-month world tour. “Buck was just full of life,” Yoakam remembers. “We’d known each other since 1987, and somebody had asked him about me, and he said, ‘People think we have dinner together every night.’ And I said, ‘I know, they act like we’re just down the block from one... Read More
Posted by CMAA_STAR 5 years ago
JOHN GEROME, AP Entertainment Writer
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Dwight Yoakam will make his 24th appearance on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" this week, breaking the record for most musical performances by any artist.
The singer`s Los Angeles-based spokeswoman says Yoakam will perform on the NBC late-night program`s outdoor concert series Thursday.
Yoakam, 51, is currently tied with Lyle Lovett for the show`s most musical performances with 23.
Besides his appearances with Leno, Yoakam also was on "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" six... Read More
Posted by NewsHound 6 years ago
Action man Jason Statham is set for another sequel - he`ll reprise his fast-living and dying Chev Chelios character in "Crank 2: High Voltage."
The star played a hitman seeking an antidote to the poison villains injected into his system, giving him just hours to live, in the first Crank, which was a surprise hit in 2006.
Statham will reteam with Amy Smart and Dwight Yoakam in the sequel, which will also feature Bai Ling. Filming begins next week in Los Angeles. Read More
Posted by NewsHound 6 years ago
But that is a valid, continuing service that that music - which is, in some cases, 80 or 90 years old - is rendering. And proving its own timelessness.
At the end of the film Val suggests there may be a way to rejoin the living, when he says, `Let`s see if we`re able to live among the living, walk among the living.`