Desperado (3:35)

Cover of Hell Freezes Over

From Hell Freezes Over and 47 other releases

“Desperado” is a song by the Eagles, written by Glenn Frey and Don Henley. It first appeared on the 1973 album Desperado, and has later appeared on numerous compilation albums.

Don Henley stated in the notes written in the booklet to Eagles’ 2003 “The Very Best Of” compilation, that “Desperado” was a piece of a song that he had written in 1968. He said, “It was called something else, but it was the same melody, same chords. I think it had something to do with Astrology .”

While this is one of the Eagles’ signature songs, it was never released as a single. “Desperado” was voted #494 in the Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

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