Backseat of a Greyhound Bus

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"Backseat of a Greyhound Bus"
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Single by Sara Evans
from the album Restless
Released February 24, 2003
Format Digital download, CD single
Genre Country
Length 5:33
Label RCA Nashville
Songwriter(s) Chris Lindsey
Hillary Lindsey
Aimee Mayo
Troy Verges
Producer(s) Sara Evans
Paul Worley
Sara Evans singles chronology
"I Keep Looking"
"Backseat of a Greyhound Bus"

"I Keep Looking"
"Backseat of a Greyhound Bus"

"Backseat of a Greyhound Bus" is a song written by Chris Lindsey, Hillary Lindsey, Aimee Mayo and Troy Verges, and recorded by American country music artist Sara Evans. It was released in February 2003 as the lead-off single from her album Restless. The song was Evans' sixth Top 20 hit on the US Country charts.


"Backseat of a Greyhound Bus" is about an unwed mother escaping her hometown in the American South in a Greyhound bus and giving birth while on the bus on Interstate 55 "somewhere between Jackson and Memphis".

Critical reception[edit]

Deborah Evans Price of Billboard gave the song a positive review, saying that "Sara's sweet, ethereal vocals bring the story vividly to life." She also praised the song's production.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

"Backseat of a Greyhound Bus" debuted at number 56 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of March 1, 2003.

Chart (2003) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 16
US Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100[3] 3

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2003) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 52


  1. ^ Price, Deborah Evans (March 1, 2003). "Single reviews". Billboard: 38. 
  2. ^ "Sara Evans Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 138. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  4. ^ "Best of 2003: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2003. Retrieved July 13, 2012. 

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