- Released: April 25, 2000
- Originally Released: 2000
- Label: Jamie / Guyden
- 1.Peter Gunn
- 2.Only Child
- 6.Along The Navajo Trail
- 7.Just Because
- 9.Trouble In Mind
- 10.Tuxedo Junction
- 11.Hard Times
- 12.Along Came Linda
- 13.Only Child - (alternate take, Plas Johnson overdub)
- 14.Yep - (take 1)
- 15.St. James
- 16.Some Kinda Earthquake - (alternate take, overdub)
- 17.First Love, First Tears - (undubbed)
Personnel includes: Duane Eddy, Corki Casey (guitar); Plas Johnson, Steve Douglas (saxophone); Al Casey (piano); Buddy Wheeler (bass); Jimmy Simmons (upright bass); Michael Bermani (drums).
Engineers: Jack Miller, Eddie Brackett, Ben Jordon.
Recorded at Ramsey Studios, Phoenix, Arizona between March 13 and March 24, 1959.
Personnel: Duane Eddy (guitar).
Recording information: Audio Recorders, Phoenix, AZ (03/13/1959-03/20/1959).
Even though Duane Eddy's first album, HAVE TWANGY GUITAR WILL TRAVEL, was still on the charts in the spring of 1959, Jamie Guyden Records urged Eddy to complete a second record. The result was the popular ESPECIALLY FOR YOU, an LP dedicated to the very fans who catapulted the young guitarist to the top of the charts.
On ESPECIALLY FOR YOU, Eddy's reverberant "slap-back" guitar drives this music, making each song distinctive. Compared to his debut release, the repertoire is more varied on this album. For example, Eddy and his band perform the Swing Era standard, "Tuxedo Junction," and "Lover," an upbeat tune by the Broadway songwriting team Rodgers & Hart. There's even a foray into light jazz on "Quiniela." The addition of strings and a vocal choir on "Along the Navajo Trail" and the record's final track, "Along Came Linda," shows a shift in artistic vision; this is not just a rock & roll quartet anymore. (Note: This reissue contains five bonus tracks culled from Eddy's archives.)