3 pages | PDF | 928.8 KBThe Highwayman by Johnny Cash is a powerful and evocative song composed by Jimmy Webb and featuring music and lyrics specifically written by Webb. The song is set in the key of D major and B minor. It is composed of 28 measures, taking listeners on a journey of adventure and danger. The song has a dark and haunting feel, depicting the tale of a highwayman who is forever searching for a new and thrilling life. With its dynamic chord progressions, soaring melody lines and dramatic lyrics, The Highwayman is an iconic and timeless classic perfect for any occasion.