Plays More Blues, Ballads & Favorites

Plays More Blues, Ballads & Favorites is a 2011 release by Texas blues guitarist/singer Jimmie Vaughan. It was released by Shout! Factory and Proper Records. It was his second consecutive album featuring only cover songs, the follow up to his 2010 album Plays Blues, Ballads & Favorites.

Plays More Blues, Ballads & Favorites
Studio album by
Released2011 (2011)
LabelShout! Factory, Proper Records
Jimmie Vaughan chronology
Plays Blues, Ballads & Favorites
Plays More Blues, Ballads & Favorites


Vaughan plays guitar on all tracks and sings on all, except the instrumental "Greenbacks". Lou Ann Barton duets with Vaughan on "No Use Knocking", "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do" and "I'm in the Mood for You".

  • George Rains: Drums
  • Ronnie James: Bass
  • Greg Piccolo: Tenor sax
  • Doug James: Baritone sax

Billy Pitman plays rhythm guitar on all tracks, except "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do" which features Derek O'Brien on rhythm guitar.[1]

The album was produced by Jimmie Vaughan.[2]

Track listingEdit

The information below applies to Shout! Factory CD #826663-12722. The Proper Records release - a double album (#PRP LP 083), and the CD (#PRPCD083), both include 2 extra songs, "Bad Bad Whiskey" and "Shake A Hand"

Track Song Title Song Length Original Performer Songwriter(s) Original Release Date Notes
1 I Ain't Never 3:05 Mel Tillis & The Statesiders Mel Tills & Webb Pierce 1972 -
2 No Use Knocking 3:28 Bobby Charles Robert Guidry & Paul Gayten 1956 -
3 Teardrop Blues 4:48 Jimmy Liggins & His Drops Of Joy Jimmy Liggins 1948 -
4 I Hang My Head And Cry 3:42 Gene Autry Gene Autry & Fred Rose & Ray Whitley 1941 also by Hank Williams
5 It's Been A Long Time 3:34 Annie Laurie Howard Biggs & Joe Thomas 1953 -
6 Breaking Up Is Hard To Do 2:46 Jivin' Gene & The Jokers Gene Bourgeois & Huey Purvis Meaux 1959 NOT the Neil Sedaka song
7 What Makes You So Tough 3:39 Teddy Humphries Henry Glover 1959 -
8 Greenbacks 2:12 Ray Charles Renald Richards 1955 -
9 I'm In The Mood For You 2:22 Annie Laurie Howard Biggs & Joe Thomas 1954 -
10 I Ain't Gonna Do It No More 3:50 Bobby Charles Robert Guidry 1957 AKA No More (I Ain't Gonna Love You No More)
11 Cried Like A Baby 3:55 Nappy Brown Nappy Brown & Lew Herman & P. David 1959 also by Koko Taylor
12 Oh Oh Oh 4:00 Lloyd Price Lloyd Price 1952 AKA Oh, Oh, Oh (1957)
13 I'm A Love You 2:49 Jimmy Reed Jimmy Reed 1961 -
14 The Rains Came 2:53 Big Sambo & The House Wreckers Huey Purvis Meaux 1962 also by Freddie Fender, and Sir Douglas Quintet



  1. ^ "Jimmie Vaughan - Plays More Blues, Ballads & Favorites (Vinyl, LP, Album)". Retrieved 2016-07-30.
  2. ^ "Jimmie Vaughan Plays More Blues, Ballads & Favorites - Jimmie Vaughan | Credits". AllMusic. 2011-07-26. Retrieved 2016-07-30.
  3. ^ "Singles Discography for OKeh Records". Retrieved 2016-04-09.
  4. ^ "Photographic image of album sleeve" (JPG). Retrieved 2016-04-09.
  5. ^ "Jimmie Vaughan: Plays More Blues, Ballads and Favorites". Retrieved 2016-04-09.