The Boys Of Summer
Don Henley

Out on the road today
I saw a Deadhead sticker on a Cadillac
A little voice inside my head said
Don`t look back, you can never look back

Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1985
  • Hot 100 chart debut: Nov 10, 1984
  • from the album Building the Perfect Beast (1984)
  • ranks #423 on Rolling Stone magazine's 2010 list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
  • 1985 Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance
  • written by Don Henley, Mike Campbell; Campbell is the guitarist for Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
  • Henley has commented that the song is about aging and questioning the past
  • produced by Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar, Greg Ladanyi, Mike Campbell
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