The Texas-born Americana and country star who sang enduring favorites like “L.A. Freeway” and “Desperadoes Waiting for a Train” was born on this day in 1941. As a songwriter, he was no stranger to the country charts, penning top-10 hits for Vince Gill, Johnny Cash, Ricky Skaggs and John Denver throughout the ‘70s and ‘80s. Do you know who he was? ANSWER: Guy Clark.
By Carena Liptak
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