"Desperado" as written by and Don Henley Glenn Frey....
Why don't you come to your senses
You been out ridin' fences
For so long now
Oh, you're a hard one
But I know that you've got your reasons
These things that are pleasin' you
Can hurt you somehow

Don't you draw the queen of diamonds, boy
She'll beat you
If she's able
The queen of hearts
Is always your best bet

Now it seems to me some fine things
Have been laid upon your table
But you only want the ones
That you can't get

Oh you ain't gettin' no younger
Your pain and your hunger
They're drivin' you home

Freedom, Ah freedom
That's just some people talkin'
You're prisoners walkin'
Through this world all alone

Don't your feet get cold in the wintertime
The sky won't snow and the sun won't shine
It's hard to tell the night time
From the day

You're losin' all your highs and lows
Ain't it funny how the feelin' goes away

Why don't you come to your senses
Come down from your fences
Open the gate

It may be rainin'
But there's a rainbow above you
You better let somebody love you
You better let somebody love you
Before it's too late

Lyrics submitted by Idan

"Desperado" as written by Don Henley Glenn Frey

Lyrics © Cass County Music / Wisteria Music / Privet Music, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group, Red Cloud Music

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    General CommentThis is an absolutely beautiful song. many have recorded "Desperado" yet Carpenters in my mind have the best recording. Karen's voice is outstanding. She sings with deep, rich, dark tones. this song contains the famous Carpenters "chill factor".

    From my favorite Carpenters album "Horizon".
    RickHenryon December 16, 2005   Link

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