Song of the Day: Glenn Frey – “Desperado” (live on David Letterman, 1983)

The world is mourning the death of Glenn Frey, who left us at the age of 67 on Monday. Frey was one of the creative forces behind The Eagles, one of the great rock bands to come out of the United States. Among the many classic songs Frey had a hand in writing was the 1973 song “Desperado”, which he co-wrote with Don Henley. In this video, Frey sings the song on Late Night With David Letterman and dedicates the song to Henley, pointing out it was the first song the two ever wrote together.

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