“Desperado Love” is a song written by Michael Garvin and Sammy Johns, and recorded by American country music artist Conway Twitty. It was released in June 1986 as the first single from his album Fallin’ for You for Years. “Desperado Love” was Conway Twitty’s 35th and final solo number one country hit on the Billboard chart (he also reached number 1 five more times on Billboard in duets with Loretta Lynn during the 1970s, giving him an overall total of 40). The single went to number one for one week and spent a total of 13 weeks on the country chart.
When factoring in the other music publications “Desperado Love” was Conway’s 51st number 1 hit. He would have four more number 1 singles through 1990; even though 1986’s “Desperado Love” would be his last chart topper on Billboard.
From the album Fallin’ for You for Years
B-side “I Can’t See Me Without You”
Released June 1986
Label Warner Bros.
Songwriter(s) Michael Garvin. Sammy Johns
Producer(s) Conway Twitty, Dee Henry, Ron Treat