Uncut (magazine) - p.62
"[With] a sumptuous reading of Guy Clark's 'Desperados Waiting For A Train."
The Highwaymen: Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson.
These old friends have appeared together in various combinations, but never as effectively as on the epic title song here, written by Jimmy Webb. And the rest of the record, including Guy Clark's "Desperados Waiting for a Train" and Woody Guthrie's "Deportee," lives up to the leadoff hit. ~ William Ruhlmann