Desert Song

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Michael Schenker

Michael Schenker (born 10 January 1955, Sarstedt, Lower Saxony) is a German rock guitarist, best known for his tenure in UFO, in addition to his solo band. He first rose to fame as an early member of the Scorpions, then achieved fame in the mid 1970s as the lead guitar player for UFO. Since leaving… more »

[Chorus 1:]
We're sailing ships across the desert
And fading in the Arabian sun
You're stallion stands to watch the sun set
The women scream as the camels run
To find a mirage cool oasis
And lie beneath the palms and the sky
And spend the night a silver moon set
The rising sun in the eagles eye
[Chorus 2:]
The heat of a dusky lady, Born on the sand
Burnin' with desert fire, Cooling the man
Endless is the blowing desert
And in the shipwreck some may be lost
Too hot the sand too deep the oceans
It's just surviving whatever the cost
[Chorus 2]
[Chorus 1]
[Chorus 2]


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Desert Song