Listen to Highway 40 Blues (Album Version) by Ricky Skaggs - 16 Biggest Hits. Deezer: free music streaming. Discover more than 53 million tracks, create your. CD, Album, Reissue. Country: US Acoustic Guitar, Backing Vocals – Ricky SkaggsBacking Vocals – George GranthamBass – Jesse 8, Highway 40 Blues. Watch the video for Highway 40 Blues from Ricky Skaggs's Country Gentleman: The Best Of Country Gentleman: The Best Of Ricky Skaggs From the album. "Highway 40 Blues" is a song written by Larry Cordle, and recorded by American country music artist Ricky Skaggs. It was released in March as the third single from the album Highways & Heartaches. "Highway 40 Blues" was Ricky Skaggs' fifth number one on the country chart. Check out Highway 40 Blues (Album Version) by Ricky Skaggs on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on houdini-connections.co.uk Ricky Skaggs – Highway 40 Blues. Highway 40 Blues (Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, Single ) album cover. More Images A, Highway 40 Blues, B, Don't Let Your. On July 9, , Ricky Skaggs earned a No. 1 hit with his single 'Highway 40 Blues, from his 'Highways & Heartaches' album.