Desperado Lyrics

Eagles


publisher: ©Alfred, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Glenn Frey, Don Henley
album: Track 5 in album Desperado
release date: 1973-4-17
popularity : 48 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country Rock/Soft Rock/Classic Rock
length: 3:35
producer: Glyn Johns
engineer: Glyn Johns
assistant engineer: Howard Kilgour
writer: Don Henley, Glenn Frey

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Eagles Desperado cover art
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Desperado,why don't you come to your senses
You been out ridin' fences for so long now
Oh, you're a hard one
I know that you got your reasons
These things that are pleasin' you
Can hurt you somehow

Don't you draw the Queen of Diamonds, boy
She'll beat you if she's able
You know the Queen of Hearts is always your best bet

Now, it seems to me some fine things
Have been laid upon your table,
But you only want the ones that you can't get

Desperado, oh, you ain't gettin' no younger
Your pain and your hunger, they're drivin' you home

And freedom, oh freedom, well that's just some people talkin'
Your prison is walking through this world all alone

Don't your feet get cold in the winter time?
The sky won't snow and the sun won't shine
It's hard to tell the night time from the day
You're losin' all your highs and lows;
Ain't it funny how the feeling goes away?

Desperado, why don't you come to your senses?
Come down from your fences; open the gate
It may be rainin', but there's a rainbow above you
You better let somebody love you, before it's too late


Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Doolin-Dalton
  • 2 Twenty-One
  • 3 Out of Control
  • 4 Tequila Sunrise
  • 5 Desperado
  • 6 Certain Kind of Fool
  • 7 Doolin-Dalton (instrumental)
  • 8 Outlaw Man
  • 9 Saturday Night
  • 10 Bitter Creek
  • 11 Doolin-Dalton / Desperado (reprise)