Lyle Lovett and His Large Band

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Lyle Lovett and His Large Band
Studio album by Lyle Lovett
Released January 25, 1989
Genre Country, western swing
Label MCA/Curb
Producer Billy Williams, Lyle Lovett, Tony Brown
Lyle Lovett chronology
Lyle Lovett and His Large Band
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic [1]
Rolling Stone [2]

Lyle Lovett and His Large Band is Lyle Lovett's third album, released in 1989.


Lovett's gender-bending cover of Tammy Wynette's "Stand By Your Man" was later included in the soundtrack of the 1993 movie The Crying Game .

Lyle Lovett and His Large Band reached number 10 on Billboard's chart for Top Country Albums, and 62 in the Billboard Hot 200.

At the Grammy Awards of 1990, Lovett won the Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance for Lyle Lovett and His Large Band.

Track listing

All tracks composed by Lyle Lovett, except where indicated

  1. "The Blues Walk (Instrumental)" (Clifford Brown) – 2:25
  2. "Here I Am" – 4:01
  3. "Cryin' Shame" – 2:28
  4. "Good Intentions" – 3:13
  5. "I Know You Know" – 3:57
  6. "What Do You Do/The Glory of Love" (Billy Hill, Lovett) – 3:06
  7. "I Married Her Just Because She Looks Like You" – 3:14
  8. "Stand by Your Man" (Billy Sherrill, Tammy Wynette) – 2:44
  9. "Which Way Does That Old Pony Run" – 4:08
  10. "Nobody Knows Me" – 3:06
  11. "If You Were to Wake Up" – 4:07
  12. "Once Is Enough" – 4:26


Chart performance

Chart (1989)Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums10
U.S. Billboard 20062
Canadian RPM Top Albums88
New Zealand Albums Chart45

Notes and sources

  1. Mark Deming, Allmusic (link)
  2. Rolling Stone review