Editors’ Notes Lyle Lovett was alt-country before the term existed. When he emerged in the '80s, no other country singer sounded quite like him. Offering a fresh idea about what country could contain, the Texan singer/songwriter seamlessly blended it with big-band jazz, gospel, folk, blues, and much more. While some of his songs show a deep grounding in traditional country, others experiment with all manner of different directions, making good use of Lovett's quirky sense of humor, bone-dry wit, and gift for poetic turns of phrase.

SONG
ALBUM
Private Conversation
4:32
 
If I Had a Boat
3:10
 
My Baby Don't Tolerate
3:42
 
She's No Lady
3:15
 
You've Got a Friend in Me (Remastered 2015)
2:40
 
Bears
3:04
 
That's Right
4:54
 
Funny How Time Slips Away
4:34
 
L.A. County
3:19
 
Farther Down the Line
3:06
 
Church
6:01
 
If I Needed You
3:46
 
She's Already Made Up Her Mind
4:48
 
This Old Porch
4:18
 

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