"Desperados Waiting for a Train" is a song written by Guy Clark and originally recorded by Jerry Jeff Walker for his 1973 album Viva Terlingua.
It was later released as a single by American country music group The Highwaymen. Released in 1985, it was the second single from the album Highwayman. The song reached #15 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.
|U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks||15|
|Canadian RPM Country Tracks||20|
- ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 246.