WorldCat Identities

Yoakam, Dwight

Works: 353 works in 1,067 publications in 7 languages and 29,148 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Western films  Christmas films  Christian films  Film adaptations  Crime films  Buddy films  Country music 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Author, Composer, Director, Singer, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Instrumentalist, Lyricist, Other, Musician
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Dwight Yoakam
Sling Blade by Billy Bob Thornton( Visual )

58 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After 25 years, mildly retarded killer Karl Childers is released from the mental hospital where he was placed for killing his mother and her lover. He gets a job and is befriended by a fatherless boy and his mother, but his newfound peace is shattered by the mother's abusive boyfriend
Four Christmases( Visual )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When happily unmarried San Francisco couple Kate and Brad find themselves socked in by fog on Christmas morning, their exotic vacation plans morph into the family-centric holiday they had, until now, gleefully avoided. Out of obligation, and unable to escape, they trudge to not one, not two, but four relative-choked festivities
The three burials of Melquiades Estrada by Guillermo Arriaga Jordán( Visual )

30 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Needing to keep his honor-bound commitment, Texas ranch foreman Pete returns the body of illegal Mexican immigrant ranch-hand Melquiades Estrada to his preferred resting place in the Mexican wilderness. Estrada had been accidentally shot by Mike, a newly-arrived U.S. border patrolman. Pete forces Mike to participate in his cross-country ritual of duty -- a voyage filled with revenge and redemption that will change both men forever -- and bring some semblance of meaning to the senseless death of Pete's good friend
Crank by Ellen Hopkins( Visual )

33 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chev Chelios is a professional assassin working for the West Coast crime syndicate. Chev is planning to quit the crime syndicate so he can spend more time with his girlfriend Eve. But for Chev, things go very bad when he learns he has been injected with a poison called "The Beijing Cocktail" by his rival Verona. The poison will kill Chev if his heart rate drops. Chev has to protect Eve and he sets out to find answers as well as exacting revenge on those who have betrayed him, all before the poison kills him
Hollywood homicide by Ron Shelton( Visual )

9 editions published in 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Veteran police detective Gavilan and his rookie partner Calden are no exception to the rule that in Hollywood, no one is really who they want to be. Between Gavilan's struggling real estate business and Calden's fledgling acting career and yoga instruction, they've got a major murder case to solve. With both Internal Affairs and their prime suspect on their tails, both have to infiltrate the dangerous world of the hip-hop recording industry
90 minutes in Heaven( Visual )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story. A man was in a car crash and was in the car, without a pulse for an hour and a half, while EMT's and police waited for the coroner to pronounce him dead before he can be moved. A man comes along, who feels led to pray for the victim, gets in the car and starts to pray while singing praise songs. The 'dead' man starts singing along and EMT's confirm he now has a pulse. The victim fights his recovery, as he is angry that he was in heaven, only to have God bring him back in incredible pain. Was there a purpose to his return to earth?
Timeless by Martina McBride( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Country superstar Martina McBride has recorded new versions of some legendary country classics from the '50s, '60s, and '70s. Timeless includes the country hit (I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden
Crank 2 high voltage( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chev Chelios returns to track down a ruthless Chinese mobster who has stolen his most prized possession: his heart. As he hunts down his enemy in Los Angeles, his battery-operated ticker requires regular jolts of electricity in order to work. Chev is determined to get his real heart back and wreak vengeance on whoever stole it
Bandidas by Christian-Jaque( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and German and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to avenge the deaths of their fathers, Sara Sandoval and Maria Alvarez vow to seize the ill-gotten gains of robber baron Tyler Jackson. With the help of a retired bank robber and a jittery criminologist, these two beauties become unlikely outlaws, blazing a trail of larcey acress Mexico
3 pears by Dwight Yoakam( Recording )

16 editions published in 2012 in 3 languages and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"...Hard shuffles, trebly guitars, steel-guitar solos, strong chorus hooks."--New York Times
This time by Dwight Yoakam( Recording )

22 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second hand heart by Dwight Yoakam( Recording )

12 editions published in 2015 in 3 languages and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dwight Yoakam's self-produced 2015 album reflects where he's been, but even more so, where he's going. His distinctive, supple vocals, accented with his Kentucky croon, sound as strong today as they did on his debut
Sandra Boynton's Frog trouble by Sandra Boynton( Recording )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Sandra Boynton releases her first country album. Featuring twelve new original songs, the CD also boasts an all-star roster of guests including Brad Paisley, Alison Krauss, Josh Turner, and Darius Rucker
Blame the vain by Dwight Yoakam( Recording )

11 editions published in 2005 in 3 languages and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Totally country( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tribute to tradition( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When trumpets fade( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four renegade soldiers are desparate to stay alive during one of World War II's most shocking and unforgettable battles in Hurtgen Forest in the fall of 1944
Blood ties by Jacques Maillot( Visual )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a forty year absence, E.F. Bloodworth re-enters the lives of the family members he abandoned, upsetting his wife and three grown sons, but forging a new, close relationship with the grandson he never knew
Last chance for a thousand years Dwight Yoakam's greatest hits from the 90's by Dwight Yoakam( Recording )

14 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dwight Yoakam, live from Austin TX by Dwight Yoakam( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Undetermined and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dwight Yoakam's live appearance on Austin City Limits in 1988. Features songs not seen on the television broadcast
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Alternative Names
Dwight Yoaham

Dwight Yoakam Amerikaans acteur

Dwight Yoakam cantautore e attore statunitense

Dwight Yoakam chanteur et guitariste de country music

Dwight Yoakam piosenkarz i aktor amerykański

Dwight Yoakam US-amerikanischer Country-Musiker und Filmschauspieler

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