The Eagle (song)

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"The Eagle"
Single by Waylon Jennings
from the album The Eagle
B-side "What Bothers Me Most"
Released February 9, 1991
Genre Country
Length 2:51
Label Epic
Songwriter(s) Mack Vickery, Hank Cochran, Red Lane
Producer(s) Richie Albright, Bob Montgomery
Waylon Jennings singles chronology
"What Bothers Me Most"
"The Eagle"
"Too Dumb for New York City"

"The Eagle" is a song written by Mack Vickery, Hank Cochran, and Red Lane, and recorded by American country music artist Waylon Jennings. It was released in February 1991 as the third single and title track from the album The Eagle. The song reached #22 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1] It was covered by Jamey Johnson and George Strait for Johnson's album Living for a Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1991) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 20
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 22


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 176. 
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 1490." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. April 13, 1991. Retrieved August 16, 2013.
  3. ^ "Waylon Jennings – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Waylon Jennings.