Thirty one years ago today, on November 28th in 1985, Willie Nelson recorded his No. 1 smash “Living In The Promiseland.”

“Living in the Promiseland” was written by David Lynn Jones and released in February 1986 as the first single from the album The Promiseland. The song went on to becaome Willie Nelson’s twelfth number one single on the country chart as a solo artist, spending one week at number one and twenty weeks on the chart.