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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?, Not Enough Love In The World, A Month Of Sundays, I Will Not Go Quietly, Building The Perfect Beast, Nobody's Business, Miss Ghost, Sit Down You're Rockin' The Boat, The Last Worthless Evening, and New York Minute.

Popular in Rock (See Charts): Bohemian Rhapsody, Stairway To Heaven, Beat It, Wish You Were Here, Give In To Me, Wherever You Will Go, Stigmatized, Nothing's Changed, Hotel California, and Nothing Else Matters.


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