The Highwaymen were a country supergroup consisting of Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, and Kris Kristofferson. Although their first two albums and most of their singles were credited to each individual artist, they eventually released music under the name "The Highwaymen." Their debut album, Highwayman, showcased their unique blend of outlaw country and folk rock. With hits like "Highwayman" and "Desperados Waiting for a Train," they became icons in the genre. The group's powerful harmonies and storytelling lyrics continue to resonate with fans today.
Throughout their career, The Highwaymen released several successful singles including Silver Stallion, Big River, It Is What It Is, and American Remains. They also compiled their best work into albums such as The Road Goes on Forever and The Essential Highwaymen. In addition to their studio recordings, they delighted audiences with live performances captured in the video release The Highwaymen Live: American Outlaws.
Influenced by artists like Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, and Loretta Lynn among others; The Highwaymen carved out a unique place in country music history. Their legacy lives on through their timeless songs that continue to inspire new generations of musicians