The 1980s – Ninety Miles an Hour (Down a Dead End Street)
About the Song: Hal Blair and Don Robinson wrote the lyrics for Ninety Miles an Hour. The pair is best known for their songs written for Elvis Presley and his 1960s movies.
The piece is a basic lament of forbidden love between two people committed to others. Several artists have covered the song, including John Denver, Tommy Womack, and The Blackeyed Susans.