Desperado (song)

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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"
"Certain Kind of Fool"

"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".[1]

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  1. ^ Rolling Stone, 2004 Listing