|B-side "Billie's Theme"|
|Released February 1974|
Recorded Fall 1973
"When the Morning Comes" is a song by American country music artist Hoyt Axton. Released in February 1974, it was the first single from his album Life Machine.
The song, which featured a brief solo by Linda Ronstadt (who also provided harmony vocals), peaked at No. 10 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart. It also reached No. 1 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada.