Hard Times on Easy Street

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Hard Times on Easy Street
Studio album by David Lynn Jones
Released 1987
Genre Country
Length 37:11
Label Mercury
Producer David Lynn Jones
Richie Albright
Mick Ronson
David Lynn Jones chronology
Hard Times on Easy Street
Wood, Wind and Stone
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Hard Times on Easy Street is a 1987 album by country singer David Lynn Jones. It was his first release. Willie Nelson's version of "Living in the Promiseland" was a number one hit in 1986. "High Ridin' Heroes" is a duet with Waylon Jennings. All songs were written by David Lynn Jones except "Tonight in America" which was co-written by David Lynn Jones and Jimmy Everett.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Bonnie Jean (Little Sister)"
  2. "High Ridin' Heroes"
  3. "Home of My Heart"
  4. "Rogue"
  5. "No Easy Way Out"
  6. "Living in the Promiseland"
  7. "Tonight in America"
  8. "Valley of a Thousand Years"
  9. "Hard Times on Easy Street"
  10. "See How Far We've Come"

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1987) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 28


  1. ^ Owens, Thom. "Hard Times on Easy Street review". Allmusic. Retrieved May 10, 2013.