4 pages | PDF | 984.4 KB"Desperado Love" is a classic country ballad composed by Michael Garvin and Sammy Johns. The song tells the story of a romantic relationship gone wrong, with a chorus that laments "Desperado love, it can never, never be". The song is set in a major key, with a minor key change in the chorus. The main melodic riff is picked out in a finger-style guitar, while being supported by a steady, traditional country beat. Lead vocals are supported with harmony vocals and the track is rounded out with a keyboard and steel guitar. The song clocks in at 46 measures and will surely tug at the heartstrings of any country music fan.