Desperado (song)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
This article is about the Eagles song. For other songs with the same title, see Desperado.
"Desperado"
Song by Eagles from the album Desperado
Released April 17, 1973
Recorded Early 1973
Genre Soft rock
Length 3:33
Label Asylum
Writer Glenn Frey and Don Henley
Producer Glyn Johns
Desperado track listing
)
"Tequila Sunrise"
(4)
"Desperado"
(5)
"Certain Kind of Fool"
(6
Music sample

"Desperado" is a soft rock song by the Eagles, an American rock band, written by group members Glenn Frey and Don Henley. It first appeared on the 1973 album Desperado, and has later appeared on numerous compilation albums although it was not a single. The song "Desperado" was ranked #494 on Rolling Stone's 2004 list of "The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time." The song was featured in Season 8, Episode 7 of the show Seinfeld when Elaine's boyfriend was deeply moved when it came on the radio. Members of the Western Writers of America chose it as one of the Top 100 Western songs of all time.[1]

Cover versions[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Western Writers of America. "The Top 100 Western Songs". American Cowboy. Retrieved 2014-08-08.