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Desperado Chords

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                           Desperado
                          By The Eagles
Intro
(I play the piano line to give it some character)
                                                              (hold) (hold)
  (1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 
e|-3-----1---------|-0-----3---------|-3-----0---------|-------------2-----|
B|-0-3-0-0---3-0---|-1-----1---------|-0-----0---3---0-|-0-----------3-----|
G|-0-----0-------0-|-0-0---2---0-----|-0-----0-------0-|-0-2-0-2-----2-----|
D|-0-----0---------|-2---2-1---------|-0-0---2---------|-------4-----0-----|
A|-2-----2---------|-3-----3---------|-2---2-2---------|-------5-----0-----|
E|-3-----3---------|---------------3-|-3-----0---------|-------------------|

or the chords are:
G G7 | C Cm6 | G Em | A7 D |


      G  G9              C              Cm6
Desperado, why don't you come to your senses ?
         G            Em7      A7        D7
You been out ridin' fences for so long now
             G       G*            C               Cm6
Oh, you're a hard one, I know that you got your reasons, 
      G           B      Em7           A7       D7     G  D/F#
These things that are pleasin' you can hurt you somehow


          Em                Bm7
Don't you draw the queen of diamonds boy,
       C                 G    G/F#
She'll beat you if she's able,
             Em7                C                G   D/F#
You know the queen of hearts is always your best bet
       Em               Bm7                    C              G
Now it seems to me some fine things have been laid upon your table
        Em            A7             Am7/D
But you only want the ones you can't get


D D7  G   Dm7/G        C                   Bm Am
Desperado, oh you ain't gettin' no younger,
     G        D/F#    Em           A7          D7
Your pain and your hunger, they're drivin' you home
    G            Dm7/G                      C                  Bm Am
And freedom, oh, freedom, well, that's just some people talkin'
     G      B7/F#   Em7             A7        D7     G  D/F#
Your prison is walkin' through this world all alone


           Em                   Bm7
Don't your feet get cold in the winter time ?
    C                      G         D/F#
The sky won't snow and the sun won't shine
     Em                 C                 G    D/F#
It's hard to tell the night time from the day
       Em              Bm7
You're losin' all your highs and lows
         C             G             Am7   Am7/D
Ain't it funny how the feelin' goes away


D  D7 G  Dm7              C              Cm6
Desperado, why don't you come to your senses
     G         D/F#    Em  A7            D7
Come down from your fences, open the gate
          G      Dm7               C             Cm6
It may be rainin',  but there's a rainbow above you
           G       B7/F#  Em         C  G/B  Am
You better let somebody love you,
           G       B7/D# Em         Am7/D         (G  G7  C  Cm6  G)
You better let somebody love you before it's too late

Outro
                                               
  (1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +    
e|-3-----1---------|-0-----3---------|-3-|
B|-0-3-0-0---3-0---|-1-----1---------|-0-|
G|-0-----0-------0-|-0-0---2---0-0-2-|-0-|
D|-0-----0---------|-2---2-1---------|-0-|
A|-2-----2---------|-3-----3-------3-|-2-|
E|-3-----3---------|-----------------|-3-|


Chords (standard chords are left out):
            (G* is really G sus4 sus 2)
   G7 Cm6 G9 Em7 G* D/F# Bm7 G/F# Am7/D Dm7/G B7/F# Dm7 G/B B7/D#
e|-1-|3--|--|0--|--|2---|2--|3---|0----|1----|2----|1--|0--|2-------|
B|-0-|1--|3-|3--|1-|3---|3--|0---|1----|1----|4----|1--|3--|0-------|
G|-0-|2--|2-|0--|2-|2---|2--|0---|0----|2----|2----|2--|0--|2-------|
D|-0-|1--|3-|2--|0-|0---|4--|0---|0----|0----|4----|0--|0--|1-------|
A|-2-|3--|x-|2--|x-|0---|2--|x---|0----|x----|2----|---|2--|--------|
E|-3-|---|3-|0--|3-|2---|---|2---|-----|3----|2----|---|---|--------|

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IanOkamoto wrote on May 16 2014, 08:20 am

I think that at the beginning of the song, the G9 in the verse should be a G7. Also, later on in the first verse the G* should be an F chord with a G bass.

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