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Dwight Yoakam's 'Second Hand Heart' Is First Class

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Dwight Yoakam's 'Second Hand Heart' Is First Class

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Dwight Yoakam's 'Second Hand Heart' Is First Class

Dwight Yoakam's 'Second Hand Heart' Is First Class

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Dwight Yoakam has been making music that mixes country with rock 'n' roll since the 1970s. Working out of Los Angeles rather than Nashville, he's built a career that has also included a solid acting career, appearing in movies like 1996's Sling Blade and the recent TV series Under the Dome. Yoakam's new album is called Second Hand Heart, and Fresh Air rock critic Ken Tucker says it's one of Yoakam's most stylistically diverse.