The Road Goes On Forever (The Highwaymen album)

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The Road Goes on Forever
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Studio album by The Highwaymen
Released April 4, 1995 (1995-04-04)
Recorded 1995
Genre Country
Outlaw Country
Length 36:32
Label Liberty/Capitol Nashville/EMI
Producer Don Was
The Highwaymen chronology
Highwayman 2
(1990)Highwayman 21990
The Road Goes on Forever
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau A-[2]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[3]

The Road Goes on Forever is the third and final studio album released 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 Nashville/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.

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[4]