|Steve Earle, Guy Clark, David Allan Coe, Townes Van Zandt, John Hiatt, Steve Young, Gamble Rogers, Rodney Crowell, Larry Jon Wilson|
Songs taken from the film of the same name make up the Heartworn Highways collection, performed by some of the best outlaw country artists to have ever lived. From the opening heartfelt version of Guy Clarks LA Freeway, through to the final collective rendition of Silent Night (recorded on Christmas Eve), the songs on this album overflow with quality and emotion.
I think Guy Clark gets the best showing with 6 of his own recordings, a pure acoustic version of Texas Cookin being a highlight. The others share a decent amount of songs, though Id like to have heard more of David Allan Coe. His performance of I... [via Misery And Gin]