Goodnight-Loving Trail (song)

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"Goodnight-Loving Trail"
Song by Utah Phillips
Published copyright 1976
Composer Bruce Phillips
Lyricist Utah Phillips
Language English
Recorded by Finest Kind, Ed Trickett, Tom Waits

The Goodnight-Loving Trail is a song by Utah Phillips about the cattle trail of the same name. One of the namesakes of the trail, Charles Goodnight is also credited with inventing the chuckwagon.[1] Lyrics and liner notes [1] are available from the author's website.


Pop culture[edit]

The song is used as the opening of the h2g2 article on Roswell, New Mexico.[3]


  1. ^ Rise Up Singing page 224
  2. ^ "Finest Kind" (WEB REVIEW). Retrieved 2008-01-13. 
  3. ^ "Roswell, New Mexico, USA" (ON-LINE ENCYCLOPEDIA ARTICLE). Retrieved 2008-06-17.