"Clyde" is a song written by JJ Cale, which first appeared on his 1972 album Naturally. American musical group Dr. Hook covered the song on their 1978 LP Pleasure and Pain. The song was also successfully covered by American country music artist Waylon Jennings.
Released in April 1980, as the first single from Jennings' album Music Man, it reached #7 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart and #1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.
The song was also heard in the 2009 film Watchmen, playing in Happy Harry's Bar when Nite Owl II and Rorschach are asking around about Pyramid Transnational.
- Category: 1980 singles
- Category: RCA Records singles
- Category: RPM Country Tracks number-one singles
- Category: Songs written by JJ Cale
- Category: Waylon Jennings songs
- album: Music Man (album)
- genre: Country music
- musicalArtist: Waylon Jennings
- musicalBand: Waylon Jennings
- performer: Waylon Jennings
- previousWork: I Ain't Living Long Like This
- record label: RCA Records
- recordLabel: RCA Records
- subsequentWork: Theme from The Dukes of Hazzard (Good Ol' Boys)
- writer: JJ Cale