Hotel California


    Chords
          EADGBE
    --------
    Bm    224432
    F#    244322
    A     x02220
    E     022100
    G     320002
    D     xx0323
    Em    022000
  

Verse


  Bm                        F#
  On a dark desert highway, cool wind in my hair
  A                     E
  Warm smell of colitas rising up through the air
  G                         D
  Up ahead in the distance, 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
  E
  this could be heaven or this could be hell
  G                        D
  Then she lit up a candle, and she showed me the way
  Em                                   
  There were voices down the corridor,
  F#
  I thought I heard them say

  

Chorus

  G                        D
  Welcome to the Hotel California.
  Em                   Bm7
  Such a lovely place, such a lovely face
  G                               D
  Plenty of room at the Hotel California
  Em                                      F#
  Any time of year (any time of year) you can find it here
    

Verse

  Her mind is Tiffany-twisted, she got the Mercedes bends
  She got a lot of pretty, pretty boys 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"
  He said, "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

  Welcome to the Hotel California
  Such a lovely place (Such a lovely place)
  Such a lovely face
  They livin' it up at the Hotel California
  What a nice surprise (what a nice surprise)
  Bring your alibis
  

Verse

  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 night man,
  "We are programmed to receive.
  You can check-out any time you like,
  But you can never leave! "
  

Base

E ................|................|
B                 |                |
G                 |                |
D         2   4   |2    020        |
A 5               |        4       |
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G                 |        1   1                   |
D                 |      0   0                     |
A 4       5   7   |2   2                           |
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D                 |0       4    0  |
A 2       4   5\  |0               |
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D 2       4   5   |4 5 4 2 4      (4)        ~    |
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