1989 Lyle Lovett – Lyle Lovett And His Large Band

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.


1  The Blues Walk (Clifford Brown) 2:26
2  Here I Am (Lyle Lovett) 4:01
3  Cryin’ Shame (Lyle Lovett) 2:28
4  Good Intentions (Lyle Lovett) 3:14
5  I Know You Know (Lyle Lovett) 3:57
6  What Do You Do/The Glory Of Love (Lyle Lovett; Billy Hill) 3:06
7  I Married Her Just Because She Looks Like You (Lyle Lovett) 3:13
8  Stand By Your Man (Billy Sherrill; Tammy Wynette) 2:43
9  Which Way Does That Old Pony Run (Lyle Lovett) 4:07
10  Nobody Knows Me (Lyle Lovett) 3:06
11  If You Were To Wake Up (Lyle Lovett) 4:08
12  Once Is Enough (Lyle Lovett) 4:25



BassLeland Sklar
DrumsPaul Leim
GuitarRichard Bennett
GuitarRay Herndon
GuitarDeschamps Hood
GuitarBilly Williams
GuitarLyle Lovett
Steel GuitarPaul Franklin
MandolaMark O’Connor
OrganMatt Rollings
PianoMatt Rollings
SaxAndy Laster
SaxSteve Marsh
CelloJohn Hagen
FiddleMark O’Connor
Background VocalsDeschamps Hood
Background VocalsDavid Ball
Background VocalsRodney Crowell
Background VocalsWalter Hyatt
Background VocalsMac McAnally
Background VocalsFrancine Reed
Background VocalsHarry Stinson
VocalsLyle Lovett

Liner Notes

Producer – Billy Williams, Lyle Lovett, Tony Brown
Arranged By (Saxophones Additional) – Steve Marsh
Arranged By (Saxophones) – Billy Williams
Edited By (Digital) – Milan Bogdan
Mastered By – Glenn Meadows
Mixed By (Assistant) – Marty Williams
Recorded By (Assistant) – Marty Williams
Recorded By, Mixed By – Chuck Ainlay

Art Direction, Design – Simon Levy
Photography By – Peter Nash

Mastered At – Masterfonics
Recorded At – Sound Stage Studios
Pressed By – MCA Pressing Plant, Gloversville