On the Road Again

Album: Honeysuckle Rose (1980)
Charted: 20
  • Woah, all I want is on the road again
    Just can't wait to get on the road again
    The life I love is makin' music with my friends
    And I can't wait to get on the road again

    On the road again
    Just can't wait to get on the road again
    The life I love is makin' music with my friends
    And I can't wait to get on the road again

    On the road again
    Like a band of gypsies we go down the highway
    We're the best of friends
    Insisting that the world be runnin' our way

    And our way is on the road again
    Just can't wait to get on the road again
    The life I love is makin' music for my friends
    And I can't wait to get on the road again

    And on the road again
    Like a band of gypsies we go down the highway
    We're the best of friends
    Insisting that the world be runnin' our way

    And our way is on the road again
    I can't wait to get on the road again
    The life I love is makin' music with my friends
    And I can't wait to get on the road again

    I can't wait to get on the road again
    I can't wait to get on the road

Comments: 8

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn August 31st 1980, "On the Road Again" by Willie Nelson entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #78; and on November 2nd, 1980 it peaked at #20 {for 2 weeks} and also spent 20 weeks on the Top 100...
    And on the day it peaked at #20 on the Top 100 it reached #1 {for 1 week} on Billboard's Hot Country Singles chart...
    It was the sixth of twenty-three Number One records that he has had on the Hot Country Singles chart; twelve have been solo efforts and eleven were duets {three were with Waylon Jennings}…
    In 1968 the group Canned Heat released a completely different record titled "On the Road Again"; it peaked at #16 on the Top 100...
    'The Red Headed Stranger' will celebrate his 82nd birthday this coming April 29th {2015}.
  • Esskayess from Dallas, TxLoved that 'Bird' song. Reed impersontated Nelson so well that I thought it was really him singing 'The life I love is makin' money with my friends...'
  • Alma from Laredo, TxI'm surprised that the song, "Crazy" originally sang by Patsy Cline is not in this category. This is one of his best written songs.
  • Frank from Arizona, AzI have lyrics hand written from a Joe J Henderson and some other music he's written. One was on the road again. Does anyone know of this writer?
  • Bob from Roseville, CoDyan Cannon was correct.
  • Dennis from Anchorage, AkBack when this song was a hit, it gave rise to a joke:

    "I hear that Willy Nelson's been killed." "What? How did it happen?" "Well, apparently he was playing on the road again..."
  • Faruna from Shanghai, ChinaThis song also appeared in Forrest Gump
  • Deana from Indianapolis, InDyan Cannon thought Honeysuckle Rose was a success
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