James Dean Lyrics

Eagles


publisher: ©OBO APRA/AMCOS
album: Track 6 in album On the Border
release date: 1974-3-22
popularity : 35 users have visited this page.
length: 3:39
engineer: Bill Szymczyk
guitars: Bernie Leadon
solo instrument: Bernie Leadon
producer: Bill Szymczyk
lead vocals: Glenn Frey
writer: Jackson Browne, J.D. Souther, Don Henley, Glenn Frey

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James Dean, James Dean, I know just what you mean.
James Dean, you said it all so clean
And I know my life would look alright
If I could see it on the silver screen.

You were the low down rebel if there ever was
Even if you had no cause.
James dean, you said it all so clean
And I know my life would look alright
If I could see it on the silver screen.

We'll talk about a low-down bad refrigerator,
You were just too cool for school.
Sock hop, soda pop, basketball and auto shop,
The only thing that got you off was breakin' all the rules.

James Dean, James Dean, so hungry and so lean.
James Dean, you said it all so clean
And I know my life would look alright
If I could see it on the silver screen.

Little James Dean up on the screen
Wonderin' who he might be.
Along came a spyder, picked up a rider,
Took him down the road to eternity.

James Dean, James Dean, you bought it sight unseen.
James Dean, James Dean, you bought it sight unseen.
You were too fast to live, too young to die, bye bye.
You were too fast to live, too young to die, bye bye.
Bye bye too fast to live too young to die
Bye bye too fast to live too young to die
Bye bye too fast to live too young to die
Bye bye too fast to live too young to die
Too fast to live too young to die
Oo-oo-oo-oo too fast to live too young to die
Bye bye too fast to live too young to die
Oh, James Dean too fast to live too young to die

Track Listing

  • 1 Already Gone
  • 2 You Never Cry Like a Lover
  • 3 Midnight Flyer
  • 4 My Man
  • 5 On the Border
  • 6 James Dean
  • 7 Ol’ 55
  • 8 Is It True?
  • 9 Good Day in Hell
  • 10 The Best of My Love