Dwight Yoakam cuts Anthony Crawford's V's of Birds on his new album, Second Hand Heart
The album marks the multiple Grammy Award winner's return to the Warner family. Yoakam released a series of albums on Reprise Records beginning with his debut, Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc., Etc., in 1986.
Yoakam self-produced Second Hand Heart,which was mixed by engineer Chris Lord-Alge, who also co-produced three tracks with Yoakam ("She," "Believe" and "The Big Time"). The album features two covers, Anthony Crawford's "V's of Birds" and the traditional "Man of Constant Sorrow." Yoakam penned the other eight songs.