We talk with Dwight Yoakam, whose career really took off in the 1980s when his debut album Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc., Etc. on Warner Bros. Records went to No. 1 on the country charts. Yoakam met our other guest today, Lenny Waronker, producer, A&R man and later president of Warner Bros., when that album came out.
Yoakam is back with Warner Bros. and working once again with Waronker, who oversaw Yoakam's last album, 3 Pears, and his soon to be released new album Second Hand Heart. Yoakam and Waronker discuss how they met and how they work together. The producer also talks a bit about the artistic philosophy of Warner Bros. Records.
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