“Trouble’s Back in Town”, a song written by Dick Flood, was first recorded by The Wilburn Brothers for the Decca label on June 26, 1961, at Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN . Two other songs were recorded in the same session: “Take good care of her” and “Tag a long”. The song was released in February 1962, with the production by Owen Bradley. In June 1962, the song would reach at # 4 on the U.S Hot Country Songs charts.
The song was first included on a four-song EP in 1962, the following year it would be included on The Wilburn Brothers’ eighth studio album, Trouble’s Back in Town (Decca 1963).
In spring 1981, they would re-record the song for the album, Stars Of The Grand Ole Opry (First Generation 1981), it was recorded at Pete’s Place, 809 18th Ave. South, Nashville, TN, at the album recording session, The Wilburn’s were accompanied by: John Capps (guitar), Jimmy Capps (guitar), Ray Edenton (guitar), Bill Hullett (guitar), Billy Sanford (guitar), Paul Franklin, Pete Drake and Jimmie Crawford (steel), Bob Moore (bass guitar), Jerry Carrigan (drums), Buddy Spicher (fiddle), David Briggs and Hargus “Pig” Robbins (piano). With the production of Pete Drake.
Ginny Arnell 1963 (MGM)
Jimmy Cleveland 1963 (Country & Western Hits)
The Le Garde Twins 1963 (Columbia) Australia
Dick Flood & The Pathfinders 1966 (Kapp Records)