hotel california Eagles
STRUM EACH CHORD 4X For The easiest version ever
>[Bm]On a dark desert highway, [F#]cool wind in my hair
>[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#]I had to stop for the night
>[Bm]There she stood in the doorway; [F#]I heard the mission bell
>[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#]I thought I heard them say
>[G]Welcome to the Hotel Cali[D]fornia.
>Such a [Em]lovely place, such a [Bm]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#]find it here
>(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)
> 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# 2 4 4 3 2 2 bar at 2nd or x 4 4 3 2 2
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