Wild, Free & Reckless

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Wild, Free & Reckless
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Studio album by Wayne Hancock
Released 1999
Genre Country, alt-country
Label Ark21
Producer Lloyd Maines
Wayne Hancock chronology
That's What Daddy Wants
Wild, Free & Reckless
A-Town Blues
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Wild, Free & Reckless is the third album by American country musician Wayne Hancock, released on August 3, 1999.

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Thomas Wayne Hancock III better known as Wayne "The Train" Hancock, is an American singer-songwriter. Hancock is known as "The King of Juke Joint Swing," because his sound is unique, as he incorporates jazz, big band, western swing, country and rockabilly, styles of music that he began listening to as a kid. His influences include Jimmie Rodgers, Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Hank Thompson, and Hank Snow because they were all in his parents' record collection.


Track listing

All songs written by Wayne Hancock except where noted.

  1. "Kansas City Blues" 3:08
  2. "Lookin' For Better Days" - 4:15
  3. "Flatland Boogie" - 3:27
  4. "Smell That Bread" - 2:58
  5. "Blue Suede Shoes" - 3:12
  6. "Tonight The Rain Is Coming Down" - 3:30
  7. "Drive On" - 5:11
  8. "Going Back To Texas" - 3:29
  9. "Wild, Free & Reckless" - 3:18
  10. "That's Why I Ride" - 4:26
  11. "It's Saturday Night" - 2:31
  12. "Gone Gone Gone" - 2:56
  13. "Gonna Be Some Trouble Tonite" - 2:35
  14. "Mornin' Noon and Night" - 6:19
  15. "You Don't Have To Cry" - 3:29


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