Till We Run Out Of Road

Songfacts®:

  • Jewel wrote this with help from her boyfriend Ty Murray (they would get married in 2008 and divorce in 2014), who is a rodeo champion. The song describes the feeling of detachment that Murray's lifestyle entailed: he was constantly on the road and away from loved ones. This is a sentiment Jewel could relate to as well, as she had to give up some important aspects of her life when she became famous.
  • Ty Murray is credited as a songwriter on this track along with Jewel. She said that he came up with all the curse words and the line about beer.
  • The line, "The other day I talk to Lou, he quit back in '92," is about Lewis Field, a professional Bareback Rider in the PRCA circuit. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Mandi - Mesa, AZ

Comments: 4

  • Theresa from Murfreesboro, TnGreat song, Jewel wrote this ballad with her now-husband Ty Murray.
  • Sherpa from Vernal, UtIts Lewis Feild, not Field.
  • Bethany from Carrier Mills, Ili love this song, when she sings it you really feel like you know how they are feeling in the song. you know?
  • Mandi from Mesa, AzShe is referring to Lewis Field, a professional Bareback rider in the PRCA, in the line, "the other day I talked to Lou, he quit back in 92." He was very good friends with Ty Murray.
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