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Take It Easy  By The Eagles

D7sus xx0213 C/G 3x2013

[G]    [G]    [C/G]    [D7sus]   
[G]    [G]    [C/G]    [D7sus]    [G]    [G]       

Verse 1

Well I'm a [G]runnin' down the road try'n to loosen my load
I've got seven women [D]on my [C]mind
Fou[G]r that wanna own me, tw[D]o that wanna stone me
On[C]e says she's a friend of mine [G]
Take it ea[Em]sy,[D]

Chorus 1

take it ea[C]sy[G]
Don't let the [Am]sound of your own [C]wheels drive you cra[Em]zy
Lighten up [C]while you still ca[G]n
Don't even [C]try to under[G]stand
Just find a [Am]place to make your stan[C]d,  and take it ea[G]sy [G]

Verse 2

Well, I'm a [G]standin' on a corner in Winslow, Arizona
Such a fine [D]sight to [C]see
It's a [G]girl my lord in a [D]flat-bed Ford
Slowin' [C]down to take a look at me [G]

Chorus 2

Come on, ba[Em]by[D], don't say ma[C]y[G]be
I gotta [Am]know if your sweet [C]love is gonna save [Em]me
We may [C]lose and we may [G]win, though we may [C]never be here [G]again
So open [Am]up I'm climbin' [C]in, so take it ea[G]sy


Verse 3

Well, I'm a [G]runnin' down the road tryin' to loosen my load
Got a world of trouble [D]on my [C]mind
[G]Lookin' for a lover who [D]won't blow my cover, she's [C]so hard to find [G]

Chorus 3

Take it ea[Em]sy[D],  take it ea[C]sy[G]
Don't let the [Am]sound of your own [C]wheels make you cra[Em]zy
Come on [C]ba[G]by, don't say [C]may[G]be
I gotta [Am]know of your sweet [C]love is gonna [G]save me


[C]Oo    [C]oo    [G]oo     [G]oo  
[C]Oo    [C]oo    [G]oo     [G]oo  
[C]Oo    [C]  Oh we got it  [G]eas [Am]    [C]y   [C]  We ought to take it
[G]eas [Am]    [C]y   [C]    [Em]

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clem590 (report)


naccoachbob (report)

Not sure about the D's after the Em's at the end of the 6th line of each verse. I've also seen it in the area of "take it ea----sy where a D is put on the "sy" part or "Come on ba---by" at the by part. Would love to know what others think. Neither one sounds "bad", but is it right?
Also at the very end after "your sweet love is gonna save me" it goes to:
C G C G C G C G C and Em for one strum.

naccoachbob (report)

The tuning is standard. I've determined all the chords for the instrumental lead-in: G C D G C D
For the instrumental break:
G D C G D C G Em D C G Am C Em D
can't give you the duration with this comment, but it works well. I just found out about the D at the end of the break, by watching someone's youtube. Enjoy

lasousa (report)

Strum pattern is down down up up down

geeby3 (report)

can you tel me the strumming pattern please someone

slippyslot (report)

A1 transcript, really great for learners..

guitarminator (report)

what tuning is this?

Robbyd (report)

Yeah i agree totally, this is a brill transcription and for someone like me trying to learn guitar this site is invaluable,keep up the good work guys !!

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texasstar (report)

And if you want to have alot of fun with it copy and paste to your addy bar...,_the/take_it_easy.htm

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chefchip (report)

yeah super awesome for the uke. I love rockin out to this version

ShadyWilbury (report)

This is a flipping brilliant transcription, works really well when played with the Farewell I tour video on Youtube. (Particularly good for ukulele, as well.)