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Hotel California Chords

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[INTRO]

  Am               E7              G               D
E|-0-------------|-0-------------|-2------2------|-2------2------|
B|-1------1------|-0------0------|-0----0---0----|-3----3---3----|
G|-2----2---2----|-1----1---1----|-0--0-------0--|-2--2-------2--|
D|-2--2-------2--|-0--0-------0--|-0------------0|-0------------0|
A|-0------------0|-2------------2|-2-------------|---------------|
E|---------------|-0-------------|-3-------------|---------------|

   F               C               Dm              E
E|-1------1------|-0------0------|-1-------------|-0-------------|
B|-1----1---1----|-1----1---1----|-3------3------|-0------1------|
G|-2--2-------2--|-0--0-------0--|-2----2---2----|-1----1---1----|
D|-3------------3|-2------------2|-0--0-------0--|-2--2-------2--|
A|-3-------------|-3-------------|--------------0|-2------------2|
E|---------------|---------------|---------------|-0-------------|

For the song play each chords 7 times in a strumming pattern like this:
CHORDS:DDUUDUD
Just before your about to change the chord strum down twice then change.
D=Strum Down
U=Strum Up
So really the strumming pattern is this:
DDUUDUD...DD.


[VERSE]

Am                         E7
On a dark desert highway, cool wind in my hair
G                     D               
Warm smell of colitas rising up through the air
F                         C
Up ahead in the distance, I saw a shimmering light
Dm
My head grew heavy and my sight grew dim
E
I had to stop for the night

Am                               E7       
There she stood in the doorway;  I heard the mission bell
G                                     
And I was thinking to myself 
              D
This could be heaven or this could be hell
F                         C
Then she lit up a candle, and she showed me the way
Dm
There were voices down the corridor, 
E
I thought I heard them say...


[CHORUS]

F                         C
 Welcome to the Hotel California.
E7                   Am
Such a lovely place, such a lovely face
F                                      C
There's Plenty of room at the Hotel California
     Dm                          E
Anytime of year,(anytime of year) You can find us here...


[VERSE]

Am                           E7
Her mind is Tiffany twisted, She got a mercedes benz
G                                  D                     
She got alot of pretty pretty boys that she calls friends
F                                 C
How they danced in the court yard sweet summer sweat
Dm                       E
Some dance to remember some dance to forget

Am                          E7
So I called up the captain; Please bring me my wine (he said)
G                                     D 
We haven't had that spirit here since 1969
F                                      C
and still those voice are calling from far away
Dm
Wake you up in the middle of the night
E 
Just to hear them say


[CHORUS]

F                         C
 Welcome to the Hotel California.
E7                   Am
Such a lovely place, such a lovely face
F                                      C
There's Plenty of room at the Hotel California
     Dm                          E
Anytime of year,(anytime of year) You can find us here...

 
[VERSE]

Am                      E7
Mirrors on the ceiling; the pink champagne on ice (an she said)
G                                D  
We are all just prisoners here , of our own device
F                             C
and in the master's chambers, They gathered for the feast
Dm
They stab it with their steely knives but they
E
just can't kill the beast

Am                     E7  
Last thing I remember, I was running for the door
G                                  D  
I had find the passage back to the place I was before 
F                           C
"Relax" said the night man; we are programmed to receive
Dm
You can check out anytime you like
E
But you can never leave...  


[CHORUS 2:]

F                         C
 Welcome to the Hotel California.
E7                   Am
Such a lovely place, such a lovely face
F                                      C
There's Plenty of room at the Hotel California
     Dm                          E
What a nice surprise; bring your alibis
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pkg2008 145 Jun 12, 2008 12:00 PM

whoever wrote this tab is a legend

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sgguitarman 20 Jun 14, 2008 12:40 PM

i agree, great job

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pkg2008 145 Jun 14, 2008 06:40 PM

thanks , lol

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