Taking the stage along with Glen Campbell, The Highwaymen delivered one of the most beautiful and impressive performances of their hit song “Highwayman” to an audience full of people dedicated to supporting American farms and farm families.
Before Boy Bands Were Cool – There Were The Highwaymen. pic.twitter.com/lKEousWCY5
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One of the biggest supergroups in country music history, The Highwaymen was comprised of many notable outlaw country pioneers like Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, and Kris Kristofferson. While they only stayed together for about a decade, these four icons made history in more ways than one.
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Teaming up with Campbell on stage at the first annual Farm Aid benefit concert in 1985, The Highwaymen garnered a roaring applause and welcome when the kicked off this iconic performance of their hit single, “Highwayman” to entertain the thousands watching in support of our farms.
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Now, more than thirty years later, country music has mourned the deaths of two Highwaymen and even more recently – Glen Campbell. This true throwback performance will surely have you weeping as you watch legends dazzle and delight the audience years before they would be taken from us.
Take a minute and watch this unforgettable performance dedicated to the hardworking people of America and featuring some of the biggest names country will ever see.
Our thoughts and prayers are with Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, and Glen Campbell – we will always have their music.