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Don Henley

The Boys Of Summer

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The Boys of Summer is a song by Don Henley, with lyrics written by Henley and music composed by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ guitarist Mike Campbell. It is the lead track and first single from Henley’s 1984 album Building the Perfect Beast. The song’s music video won many awards. “The Boys of Summer” was also performed live by Henley with the reunited Eagles; such a version is included on the group’s 2005 Farewell 1 Tour-Live from Melbourne DVD. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ After the boys of summer, have gone ... I can tell you my love for you will still be strong ... Your brown skin shining in the sun

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More songs by Don Henley (See Charts): How Bad Do You Want It?, A Month Of Sundays, Not Enough Love In The World, Building The Perfect Beast, I Will Not Go Quietly, Nobody's Business, Sit Down You're Rockin' The Boat, Miss Ghost, New York Minute, and The Last Worthless Evening.

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