Desperado

Johnny Cash

credits


publisher: ©Alfred, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Glenn Frey, Don Henley
album: Track 11 in album American IV: The Man Comes Around
release date: 2002-11-5
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length: 3:16
guest lead vocals: Don Henley
guest background vocals: Don Henley
acoustic guitar: Randy Scruggs, Kerry Marx and Jeff Hannah
organ & harmonium: Benmont Tench
organ & reed organ: Benmont Tench
writer: Don Henley, Glenn Frey

Album Information

label: American Recordings
country(area): United States
format: CD
barcode: 044006333922
script: Latin

Cover Art

Johnny Cash American IV: The Man Comes Around cover art

Lyrics

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Desperado, why don't you come to your senses?
Oh, you're a hard one,
These things that are pleasin' you,

She'll beat you if she's able.
Now it seems to me, some fine things,
But you only want the things that you can't get.
Desperado, oh, you ain't gettin' no younger,
And freedom, oh freedom,
Your prison is walking,

The sky won't snow, the sun won't shine
You're loosin' all your highs and lows

Come down from your fences, and open the gate
You better let somebody love you,
You better let somebody love you,

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Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 The Man Comes Around
  • 2 Hurt
  • 3 Give My Love to Rose
  • 4 Bridge Over Troubled Water
  • 5 I Hung My Head
  • 6 First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
  • 7 Personal Jesus
  • 8 In My Life
  • 9 Sam Hall
  • 10 Danny Boy
  • 11 Desperado
  • 12 I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry
  • 13 Tear Stained Letter
  • 14 Streets of Laredo
  • 15 We’ll Meet Again