Country music's version of the Traveling Wilburys, the Highwaymen's second album clocks in at just under a mere 33 minutes and covers little new territory for the group of country legends. Sadly, of the ten tracks, only six were penned by any of the members. Even the songs included are a little light for this group of country heavyweights, and the album suffers from an overall homogenous and dated 1980s studio sound. The opening track, "Silver Stallion," was the only minor hit from the album, though Cash, Nelson, and Kristofferson make solid contributions to the album. Overall, Highwayman 2 features a decent set of rather uneventful songs, but only the most dedicated fan will find this album a necessity.
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AllMusic Review by Matt Fink