Guy Clark (born 1941) is a country songwriter and performer. He was born in Monahans, Texas and his early musical influences were the Spanish music and songs he heard in West Texas. He is married to songwriter and artist, Susanna Clark. Clark achieved success as a songwriter with Jerry Jeff Walker’s recordings of "L.A. Freeway" and "Desperados Waiting For A Train." Artists such as Johnny Cash, Vince Gill, Ricky Skaggs, Steve Wariner and Rodney Crowell have recorded Clark’s songs.