Each time one of these country legends say they were killed, the line after is about them living on. But I am still alive Around and around After a late-night round of "professional drinking" with his friend Harry Nilsson, Webb went to sleep and had "an incredibly vivid dream":[1], I had an old brace of pistols in my belt and I was riding, hell-bent for leather, down these country roads, with sweat pouring off of my body. You can also sort the list of songs by year recorded (from oldest to newest, and from most recent to first recorded), by Song Rank (popularity rank of song versus all other songs) and by album name. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. The following year, Glen Campbell recorded his version, which was released on his 1979 album Highwayman. In the Highwaymen's version of the song, each of the four verses was sung by a different performer: first Nelson as the highwayman, then Kristofferson as the sailor, then Jennings as the dam builder, and finally Cash as the starship captain. With sword and pistol by my side [Verse 2: Kris Kristofferson] I was a highwayman The song was influenced by the real-life hanged highwayman Jonathan Wild. I slipped and fell into the wet concrete below I went aloft and furled the mainsail in a blow I sat up in bed, sweating through my pajamas. Each of the performers is seen briefly in the sky singing a few lines, as their segment of the song concludes. They buried me in that great tomb that knows no sound Webb's version of the song was first released on the album El Mirage in May 1977. Listen to songs by The Highwaymen for free with Amazon Music Unlimited trial. All rights reserved. I was a sailor The score from the scene when Gault convinces Hamer to let him into the hunt 'Im above ground and ready to go' does not make it in the soundtrack. The Highwaymen Go Unlimited Try now Listen to over 60 million songs, anywhere with Amazon Music Unlimited. Where steel and water did collide In the kitchen during the luncheon and as he leaves, Gladys expresses her fears, confidence and love in Frank. I sailed a schooner round the Horn to Mexico Their version earned Webb a Grammy Award for Best Country Song in 1986. At a general store, in the pouring rain, the lawmen are astounded to find out the outlaws drove 450 miles that night. Searches and roadblocks in place when they arrive but they are decidedly not welcome.

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No results were found for that selection. The lawmen survey the results of their ambush. Ma Ferguson takes credit. Highwayman Lyrics: I was a highwayman / Along the coach roads I did ride / With sword and pistol by my side / Many a young maid lost her baubles to my trade / Many a soldier shed his lifeblood on my I had an old brace of pistols in my belt and I was riding, hell-bent for leather, down these country roads, with sweat pouring off of my body. But I am living still A prison break with convicts in the woods, guards on horseback in pursuit and Bonnie providing covering machine gun fire. While the four were recording their first album, Marty Stuartagain played the song for Cash, saying it wo… Many a soldier shed his lifeblood on my blade There are two artists sharing this name; 1) The Highwaymen was an American country music supergroup, composed of four of the genre's biggest artists, known for their pioneering influence on the outlaw country subgenre: Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, and Kris Kristofferson.Active between 1985 and 1995, the group recorded three major label albums as The Highwaymen… MacDonald, Patrick. The score for the scene where the lawmen discover that gang member Wade McNabb was killed (1:28-1:32 or “Billie Mace” and “Bienville Parish”) did not make it on recorded soundtrack. You can also sort the list of songs by year recorded (from oldest to newest, and from most recent to first recorded), by Song Rank (popularity rank of song versus all other songs) and by album name. Frank and Maney note Bonnie’s celebrity fashion influence and anticipate the outlaws next moves in a Coffeyville, Kansas cafe.

"[3] The four were all together in Switzerland doing a television special and decided that they should do a project together. [11], This article is about the song by Jimmy Webb. Webb first recorded the song on his album El Mirage, released in May 1977. Ends with vintage newsreel of the gangster’s shot up car. Clyde drives away with three escapees. Outside a courthouse, Hamer tells a young deputy about a code phrase, "Red Beans & Cabbage," used by the families to share when Bonnie and Clyde make return home trips to Dallas. -, Campbell, Mary. Without even thinking about it, I stumbled out of bed to the piano and started playing "Highwayman". A place called Boulder on the wild Colorado [7] The version by the quartet entered the Hot Country Songs Billboard chart on May 18, 1985, rose to number 1 and spent 20 weeks total on the chart. Hamer begins his odyssey across Texas, studying crime scene photos of Bonnie and Clyde’s murder victims, eventually to meet up with his old partner, Maney Gault (Woody Harrelson). And when the yards broke off they said that I got killed I was born upon the tide Learn More. In turn, Henry Barrow reluctantly asks Frank to kill Clyde and “end it for my family.”.

The song has since been recorded by other artists. Within a couple of hours, I had the first verse. After the Grapevine shooting, Hamer in pursuit of the outlaws, crosses the Red River bridge as Gault politely, repeatedly and humorously reminds him they are now outside of their jurisdiction. Limited time offer. Frank confesses his “one turn on the trail” and his first killing to Clyde Barrow’s father. "Highwayman" is a song written by American singer-songwriter Jimmy Webb, about a soul with incarnations in four different places in time and history: as a highwayman, a sailor, a construction worker on the Hoover Dam, and finally as a captain of a starship.

Hamer and Gault race to Commerce. But I am living still. Register to update information, save favorites, post photos, news stories and comments. I sat up in bed, sweating through my pajamas. Find all 32 songs in The Highwaymen Soundtrack, with scene descriptions. In 1984, Campbell played the song "Highwayman" for Johnny Cash, who was making a quartet album with Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, and Kris Kristofferson. A place called Boulder on the wild Colorado I'll fly a starship Many a soldier shed his lifeblood on my blade