“Silver Stallion” is a song by the country supergroup The Highwaymen, revisit this awesome classic song and remember how country should sound like.
“Silver Stallion” A True Outlaw Country Tune
The life of an outlaw, whether in cowboy times or modern times, has always been a part of country music. Many songs about outlaw life have been written and produced, and I am sure that we all have our own picks for the best one.
However, one song that definitely should be part of our list for best country outlaw music is “Silver Stallion” by The Highwaymen. This country super group has given us perhaps one of the best songs for the outlaw life out there.
The song talks about what the song’s protagonist wants to do; starting with wanting to steal a silver stallion. He then proceeds to explain what he intends to do after. The whole song is basically an explanation of what an outlaw would be doing.
However, because each stanza is sang by a different member of the group, the song can also be interpreted as the thoughts of a band of outlaws explaining what they want to do. Either way, the song is an awesome throwback and a true country outlaw classic. This is what country music should sound like.
Who are The Highwaymen?
The Highwaymen is a country music supergroup composed of big names in country music. Members of the group are country stars that helped kick-start the outlaw country subgenre and they are Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, and Kris Kristofferson.
Each of them was able to hold their own in the country stage and together, they were able to give us a whole load of country outlaw music with three of their major record albums.
Their single, “The Highwayman,” became the number 1 song for some time in the US and Canada’s Country Charts.