1985 Glenn Frey – Smuggler’s Blues (US:#12 UK:#22)

“Smuggler’s Blues” is a song written by Glenn Frey and Jack Tempchin, and performed by Frey. It was the third and final single from Frey’s second studio album, The Allnighter (1984). It followed “Sexy Girl” and “The Allnighter”; of the three, it charted highest. Its music video won Frey an MTV Video Music Award in 1985.

The 16th episode of Miami Vice is named after the song, which was incorporated into the episode. Frey played an airplane pilot in the episode.

Album

Video

Musicians

BassBryan Garofalo
DrumsMichael Huey
GuitarDuncan Cameron
GuitarJosh Leo
GuitarGlenn Frey
Slide GuitarGlenn Frey
CongasSteve Forman
VocalsGlenn Frey

Produced By

Glenn Frey
Allan Blazek

Charts

US:#12
UK:#22