The Honky Tonk Man has a Honky Tonk Baby.
Dwight Yoakam, 63, and wife Emily Joyce, 36, welcomed their first child on Aug. 16—a baby boy named Dalton Loren Yoakam.
Dwight’s “team” posted the news via his Instagram on Aug. 21, stating: “Like the lyric from the song ‘Waterfall’ that Dwight wrote for Emily on his 3 Pears album says…Babies get born even in a…Pandemic lock down…With great joy and happiness Dwight & Emily announce the birth this past Sunday of their new baby boy. Dalton Loren Yoakam. Born 8-16-2020 at 9:19am – D Team”
After dating for 10 years, Dwight and Emily were married in March 2020 in a private ceremony at St. Monica Catholic Church in Santa Monica, CA.
In his 30-plus-year career, Dwight has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide, earned 21 Grammy nominations and charted five Billboard No. 1 albums. Dwight’s credits as a songwriter/artist include “Guitars, Cadillacs,” “Little Ways,” “Please, Please Baby,” “I Sang Dixie,” “I Got You,” “It Only Hurts Me When I Cry,” “Try Not To Look So Pretty,” “A Thousand Miles From Nowhere,” “Fast As You,” “You’re The One” and more.
photo by Tammie Arroyo, AFF-USA.com