Bed of Coals Lyrics

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 : 26 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've been crying out of control
I roll and I tumble
Every time I come down

I'm too old to die young
And too young to die now
I've been sleeping on a bed of nails
I've been bleeding, it never fails

I feel every needle
That pierced through my heart

I'm too old to die young


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