Yoakam’s Blame the Vain Leads New Releases

Dwight Yoakam will release the album Blame the Vain on Tuesday (June 14) on New West Records. The self-produced album includes the first single, “Intentional Heartache.” Blame the Vain is Yoakam’s 18th album in 21 years and his first for New West. … Other new releases include Nashville Star winner Erika Jo’s self-titled debut (Universal South), Caitlin Cary & Thad Cockrell’s Begonias (Yep Roc), Jesse McReynolds & Charles Whitstein’s A Tribute to Brother Duets (Pinecastle) and an expanded reissue of George Jones duets album from 1979, My Very Special Guests (Columbia/Legacy, Epic/Legacy).