DESPERADOS WAITING FOR A TRAIN

Latest update on 19/03/2010

Artist: Jerry Jeff Walker
Author: Guy Clark
Label: MCA
Year: 1973

On his Viva Terlingua album.

Covers:

1974:

Tom Rush

1974:

Rita Coolidge

1975:

Guy Clark [author; his grandmother's boyfriend gave him the inspiration for the character in the song]

1980:

Bobby Bare

1985:

Waylon Jennings-Willie Nelson-Johnny Cash-Kris Kristofferson

1998:

Nanci Griffith [with Guy Clark, Jerry Jeff Walker, Steve Earle, Rodney Crowell, Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Eric Taylor]

Guy Clark also wrote A Nickel For The Fiddler (Everly Brothers), Homegrown Tomatoes (John Denver), L.A. Freeway (Jerry Jeff Walker), Texas 1947 (Johnny Cash) and Heartbroke (see there).

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