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                                    DESPERADO
                              As recorded by Eagles
           (From the 2001 Album EAGLES THEIR GREATEST HITS 1971-1975)

Words and Music by Don Henley and Glenn Frey
Transcribed by bambam
 

NOTE: the intro is played on piano but is arranged for guitar
  

Slowly Q=60
  G             G7                 C       Cm6
 4/4
  Gtr I
|---------10----12-(12)-10-------|----------------------|
|-10h=12-----12-12-(12)----12----|-----8---10-(10)-8----|
|----(12)-------10-(10)-------12-|-8h9---9--8--(8)----0-|
|-----12-------------------------|----------------------|
|-----10--------10-(10)----------|----------------------|
|--------------------------------|---8------8--(8)------|


                         H.=H
  G       Em           Asus2 D
|---------0-(0)------|-------------------|
|-----3---0-(0)-3----|-------------------|
|-2h4---4-0-(0)----4-|-4-2---2-(2)-------|
|------------------5-|-5---5-4-(4)--0----|
|--------------------|-0-----5-(5)-------|
|---3-----0-(0)------|-------------------|


         Q=60
            G     G7sus2  C     Cm6
 2/4       4/4
|--------||-7--7--5--5--|-3--3--5--5--|
|--------||-8--8--6--6--|-5--5--4--4--|
|--------||-7--7--7--7--|-5--5--0--0--|
|-(0)----||-5--5--5--5--|-5--5--5--5--|
|--------||-------------|-3--3--3--3--|
|--------||-------------|-------------|


  G     Em7     A7        D7      G       Gsus2sus4
|-3--3--3--3--|-------0---2--2--|-3---3---3---3---|
|-3--3--3--3--|--2----2---1--1--|-3---3---1---1---|
|-4--4--4--4--|--0----0---2--2--|-4---4---2---2---|
|-5--5--2--2--|-(2)--(2)--0--0--|-----------------|
|-------------|--0----0---------|-----------------|
|-------------|-----------------|-3--(3)--3--(3)--|


  C     Cm6     G/DB7/Em7     A7   D7
                             2/4
|-0--0--3--3--|-3--2--3--3--|------2--|
|-1--1--4--4--|-3--0--3--3--|--2---1--|
|-0--0--2--2--|-4--2--4--4--|--0---2--|
|-2--2--------|-0--1--2--2--|-(2)--0--|
|-3--3--3--3--|-------------|--0------|
|-------------|-------------|---------|


  G       D7/F#        Em7   Bm7           C            G  D/F#
 4/4
                       <
|-------------------||-------2-----2-----|-0--0---------3------|
|-3---3----3----3---||-3--3--3-----3-----|-1--1---------3--3---|
|-4---4----2----2---||-0--0--2-----2-----|-0--0---------0--2---|
|---------(0)--(0)--||-2--2--4-----4-----|-2--2-(0)-----0--4---|
|-------------------||-2--2--2-(2)-2-----|-3--3-----(3)------2-|
|-3--(3)---2---(2)--||-0--0----------(3)-|--------------3--2---|


  Em7       Em C                     G             D/F#      Em7   Bm7
|--------------0---------0---------|-3---------3-----------|-3--3--2--2---|
|-3---------0--1---------1---------|-3-(3)-----3---3---3---|-3--3--3--3---|
|-0-(0)-----0--0---------0-----(0)-|-4---------4---2---2---|-4--4--2--2---|
|-2-----(2)-2--2-(0)-----2-(0)-----|-5---------5-5-4-4-4-4-|-2--2--4--4---|
|-2---------2--3-----(3)-3---------|-5-----(5)-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-------2--2---|
|-0---------0----------------------|-3---------3-3-2---2---|------------3-|


  C       G       Em7      A7
|-0---0---3--3--|-----------------|
|-1---1---3--3--|-3--3-(0)-2----2-|
|-0---0---0--0--|-0--0-----0--0-0-|
|-2---2-0-0--0--|-2--2-----2--2---|
|-3-3-3---x--x--|-2--2-----0--0---|
|---------3--3--|-0--0------------|


  Am7/D  D7       G      Dm7/G     C         G/Am7
|-0--0---2--2---|-3--3---1-------|-0--0--0-------|
|-1--1---1--1---|-0--0---1---1---|-1--1--1---3-1-|
|-0--0---2--2---|-0--0---2---2-2-|-0--0--0---0-0-|
|-0--0---0--0-0-|-0--0-0-0-0-0---|-2--2--2---0-2-|
|------0--------|-2--2---x---x---|-3--3--3-3-2-0-|
|---------------|-3--3---3---3---|---------------|


  G  D/FEm7        A7     D7
|----------------|-----------------------|
|-0--3--3--3-----|-2----2----------------|
|-0--2--0--0-----|-0--0---5---5------(0)-|
|-0--0--2--2-(2)-|-2--2---4---2--(2)-----|
|-2-----2--2-----|-0--0---5--(5)---------|
|-3--2--0--0-----|-----------------------|


  G     Dm7/G   C           G/Am7
|-------------|-0--0--0---------|
|-0--0--1--1--|-1--1--1-----3-1-|
|-0--0--2--2--|-0--0--0-----0-0-|
|-0--0--0--0--|-2--2--2-----0-2-|
|-2--2--------|-3--3--3-(3)-2-0-|
|-3--3--3--3--|-----------------|


  G  B7/Em7        A7 D7   G          D7/F#
                  2/4     4/4
|-------0--(0)---|----2--|-3--3-------------------------------|
|-0--4--3---3--0-|-2--1--|-0--0-----0-3-------------3---------|
|-0--2--0---0--0-|-0--2--|-0--0---0---2-------------2---------|
|-0--4--2---2--2-|-2--0--|-0--0-0-----4---------(4)-4-----(4)-|
|-2--2--2---2----|-0-----|-2--2-------5-----(5)-----5-(5)-----|
|-3--2--0---0----|-------|-3--3-------2-(2)---------2---------|


  Em    Bm7     C     G  Bm7/F#  Em7   C              G
|-0--0--2--2--|-0--0-----------|-0--0--0--0---------|-3--3--3--3--|
|-3--3--3--3--|-1--1--0--3-(0)-|-3--3--1--1---------|-0--0--0--0--|
|-0--0--2--2--|-0--0--0--2-----|-0--0--0--0---------|-0--0--0--0--|
|-2--2--4--4--|-2--2--0--4-----|-2--2--2--2-(0)-(2)-|-0--0--0--0--|
|-2--2--2--2--|-3--3--2--5-----|-2--2--3--3---------|-2--2--2--2--|
|-0--0--------|-------3--2-----|-0--0---------------|-3--3--3--3--|


  Em7   Bm7     C     G
|-0--0--2--2--|-0--0--3--3--|
|-3--3--3--3--|-1--1--0--0--|
|-0--0--2--2--|-0--0--0--0--|
|-2--2--4--4--|-2--2--0--0--|
|-2--2--2--2--|-3--3--2--2--|
|-0--0--------|-------3--3--|


  Am7                       Dsus4       D7
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-------5------------|
|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-|---8-8-8--8--7--7-7-|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|---5-5-5--5--5--5-5-|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|---7-7-7--7--7--7-7-|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-5-5-5-5-(5)-5--5-5-|
|-------------------------|--------------------|


  G     Dm7Bm7  C     Cm6              G  B7/Em      A7    D7
|-3--3--1--1--|-0--------------------|-------0--0--|-------2--2----|
|-0--0--1--3--|-1--1--4----4---------|-0--0--0--0--|-2--2--1--1----|
|-0--0--2--2--|-0--0--2----2---------|-0--2--0--0--|-0--0--2--2----|
|-0--0--------|-2--2--1----1---------|-0--1--2--2--|-2--2--0--0----|
|-2--2--0--2--|-3--3--3----3---------|-2-----2--2--|-0--0----------|
|-3--3--------|----------------------|-3--2--0--0--|---------------|
|
| Gtr II
|-------------|-----------10-8-------|-7-----------|---------------|
|-------------|----------------10-11-|-8-----------|---------------|
|-------------|---------8------------|-7-----------|---------------|
|-------------|----------------------|-9-----------|---------------|
|-------------|----------------------|-------------|---------------|
|-------------|----------------------|-------------|---------------|


  G             Dm7/Bm7  C      Cm6
|----------------1--1--|-0--0-----------------------|
|-0--0-----------1--3--|-1--1---4---------4---------|
|-0--0-----------2--2--|-0--0---2---------2---------|
|-0--0-----------------|-2--2---1---------1---------|
|-2--2-----------0--2--|-3--3---3---------3---------|
|-3--3-----------------|----------------------------|
|
|----------------------|------8-8---11---10p8-------|
|------11b12r11-10-----|----------8----8------10-11-|
|------11b12-11-10-----|----------------------------|
|----------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------|----------------------------|


  G   B7/Em      C  G/B  Am7
|--3--2--0--0--|-0--(3)--(3)--(3)---|
|--0--4--0--0--|-1---3----1----1----|
|--0--2--0--0--|-0---0----0----0----|
|--0--4--2--2--|-2---0----2----2----|
|--2--2--2--2--|-3---2----0----0----|
|--3--2--0--0--|--------------------|
|
|--------------|--------------------|
|--8-----------|--------------------|
|--7-----------|--------------------|
|--9-----------|--------------------|
|-10-----------|--------------------|
|--------------|--------------------|


  G  B7/Em(A)  D7sus4
|-3--2--0----|--3-----|
|-3--0--0----|--5-----|
|-4--2--0----|--5-----|
|-0--1--2----|--0-----|
|-------2----|-(0)----|
|-------0----|--------|


                                         H.=H
  G           G7                 C       Cm6                G
|-------10----12-(12)-10-------|--------------------------|------*|
|-10h12----12-12-(12)----12----|-----8---10-(10)-8-8-8----|-0----*|
|----12-------10-(10)-------12-|-8h9---9--8--(8)----------|-0----*|
|----12------------------------|-----------------------10-|-0----*|
|----10-------10-(10)----------|--------------------------|-2----*|
|------------------------------|---8------8--(8)----------|-3----*|


Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
  - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <>  - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

            
            
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ruben1231234 50 Mar 14, 2004 07:00 PM

hi....if you listen to ac/dc.....can you try to find out the tabs of the furor: album ballbreaker
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meandmymonkey 10 Dec 15, 2008 08:58 PM

I like this version best of all, perhaps at some point I'll even be able to play it all the way through. Great arrangement.

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FL_Bob2002 583 Dec 09, 2014 02:40 PM

I want to know What all the symbols mean above the tabs??????

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