Bed of Coals

Warren Zevon


publisher: ©EMI Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Warren William Zevon, T. Bone Burnett
album: Track 11 in album Bad Luck Streak in Dancing School
release date: 1980
popularity : 8 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Folk Rock/Country Rock/Blues Rock
length: 5:04
drums: Rick Marotta
piano: Warren Zevon
vocal: Warren Zevon, J.D. Souther and Linda Ronstadt
bass: Leland Sklar
organ: Warren Zevon
pedal steel guitar: Ben Keith

Album Information

country(area): United States
script: Latin

Cover Art

Warren Zevon Bad Luck Streak in Dancing School cover art


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I've been lying on a bed of coals
I roll and I tumble

And too young to die now
I've been bleeding, it never fails
I feel every needle

I'm too old to die young
Bed of coals
Through the smoke
Bed of coals
Through the smoke

I've been dying all alone
To turn it around


Track Listing

  • 1 Bad Luck Streak in Dancing School
  • 2 A Certain Girl
  • 3 Jungle Work
  • 4 Empty-Handed Heart
  • 5 Interlude No. 1
  • 6 Play It All Night Long
  • 7 Jeannie Needs a Shooter
  • 8 Interlude No. 2
  • 9 Bill Lee
  • 10 Gorilla You're a Desperado
  • 11 Bed of Coals
  • 12 Wild Age