The Road Goes On Forever (The Highwaymen album)

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The Road Goes on Forever
Studio album by The Highwaymen
Released April 4, 1995 (1995-04-04)
Recorded 1995
Genre Country
Outlaw Country
Length 36:32
Label Liberty/Capitol/EMI
Producer Don Was
The Highwaymen chronology
Highwayman 2
The Road Goes on Forever
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

The Road Goes on Forever is an album by American country supergroup The Highwaymen. It was first released on April 4, 1995 on Liberty Records, then on November 8, 2005 the album was re-released on Capitol/EMI with bonus tracks and, in some versions, an extra DVD for the album's 10th anniversary. The DVD includes a music video for "It Is What It Is", as well as a short documentary entitled Live Forever - In the Studio with the Highwaymen. This was The Highwaymen's last album prior to Jennings' death in 2002 and Cash's death in 2003.

The title track of this album was written by Robert Earl Keen, Jr. and originally recorded on his 1989 album, West Textures.

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1 (CD)[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "The Devil's Right Hand"   Steve Earle 3:14
2. "Live Forever"   Billy Joe Shaver, Eddy Shaver 2:49
3. "Everyone Gets Crazy"   Kevin Welch 2:55
4. "It Is What It Is"   Stephen Bruton, John Fleming 3:40
5. "I Do Believe"   Waylon Jennings 3:25
6. "The End of Understanding"   Willie Nelson 2:43
7. "True Love Travels a Gravel Road"   Dallas Frazier, A.L. Owens 3:22
8. "Death and Hell"   Johnny Cash, John Carter Cash 2:51
9. "Waiting for a Long Time"   Bruton 4:20
10. "Here Comes That Rainbow Again"   Kris Kristofferson 2:50
11. "The Road Goes on Forever"   Robert Earl Keen 4:42

Disc 2 (DVD)[edit]

  1. Live Forever – In the Studio with the Highwaymen (video)
  2. "It Is What It Is" (video)


Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1995) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 42
Canadian RPM Country Albums 10