In this video clip, we are treated to four classic performers comprising ‘The Highwaymen.’ Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, and Kris Kristofferson grace the same stage with guitars in hand.
Willie Nelson leads the song with his signature American flag headband and patriotic guitar strap. Willie sings the verses solo, and the supergroup harmonizes on the chorus while strumming their guitars.
The crowd goes wild when they all come together and sing the lyric, ‘Good morning America, how are you?’ Willie and the group wave their hands to the audience to encourage them to sing along.
The group of music legends banded together for a decade from 1985 to 1995. This performance is from their 1990 tour. Their three albums were titled ‘Highwayman, Highwayman 2, and The Road Goes on Forever.’
Their debut album charted number 1 in country music and became a platinum recording. Their follow-up record reached number 4 on the charts. These superstars put on a fantastic show with a full backing band for thousands of adoring fans.
The group was founded on friendship and honesty, according to Johnny Cash’s son and wife, who witnessed the founding of the country band. Waylon Jenning’s son spoke in an interview about how much they loved each other. The chemistry is evident in their music and on stage in their live performances.
The Highwaymen formed after Johnny Cash talked the other members into joining him on a Christmas special in Switzerland in 1984. After jamming in the hotel and enjoying each other’s musicianship, they decided to continue working together. The rest is country music history, and this clip shows the legends at their finest!