Album: Copperhead Road
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Like the man himself at the time, Steve Earle’s early discography is a bit of a mess: his earliest singles — including the original version of “Devil’s Right Hand” — came out on Epic, but his first album, 1986’s Guitar Town, came out on MCA. Guitar Town was a surprise success, topping the Country Charts and making #90 on the Billboard Albums chart, and so Epic put out all of the earlier songs he’d recorded for them as Early Tracks, because that’s what record companies do.