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Hotel California  Eagles

[Bm]On a dark desert highway, [F A]Warm smell of colitas [E]rising up through the air
[G]Up ahead in the distance, [D]I saw a shimmering light
[Em]My head grew heavy and my sight grew dim
[F Bm]There she stood in the doorway;  [F A]And I was thinking to myself this could be [E]heaven or this could be hell
[G]Then she lit up a candle,[D] and she showed me the way
[Em]There were voices down the corridor, [F CHORUS

[G]Welcome to the Hotel Cali[D]fornia.
Such a [Em]lovely place, such a [Bm7]lovely face
(1)[G]Plenty of room at the Hotel Cali[D]fornia
(2)They livin' it up at the Hotel California
(1)Any [Em]time of year (any time of year) you can [F (2)What a nice surprise (what a nice surprise) bring your alibis
Her mind is Tiffany twisted, she got the Mercedes bends
She got a lot of pretty, pretty boys that she calls friends
How they dance in the courtyard, sweet summer sweat
Some dance to remember, some dance to forget
So I called up the captain; "Please bring me my wine."
"We haven't had that spirit here since nineteen sixty-nine"
And still those voices are calling from far away
Wake you up in the middle of the night, just to hear them say
CHORUS (with ending 2)
Mirrors on the ceiling, the pink champagne on ice
And she said "We are all just prisoners here, of our own device"
And in the master's chambers, they gathered for the feast
They stab it with their steely knives, but they just can't kill the beast
Last thing I remember, I was running for the door
I had to find the passage back to the place I was before
"Relax" said the nightman, "We are programmed to receive"
"You can check out anytime you like, but you can never leave"
(Instrumental and fade)
Chords used:
E A D G B e

Bm 2 2 4 4 3 2 bar at 2nd or x x 4 4 3 2
Bm7 2 2 4 2 3 2 bar at 2nd or x x 4 2 3 2
F A 0 0 2 2 2 0
E 0 2 2 1 0 0
G 3 2 0 0 0 3
D x 0 0 2 3 2
Em 0 2 2 0 0 0

Mike Mongeau Raytheon Equipment Division Marlboro, MA
Brian Panulla Hail Sinfonia!
bjp108 @ / ender @ / panulla @
(The opinions expressed above are mine alone, and do not reflect those of)
(Penn State University, or the Center for Academic Computing, so there! )

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