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WASTED TIME
As recorded by Eagles
 (From the 1976 Album HOTEL CALIFORNIA)

Words and Music by Henley, Frey
Arranged by Baddguitar
Transcribed by Baddguitar
Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0reUjZgXpZU

#———————————-PLEASE NOTE———————————#
#This file is the author’s own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#If you want to know how to play this song.  Buy it.  Pay the authors.         #


  Q=60
  C             Fm6          C/G           F    G
 4/4
  Gtr I
|-0--------0--|-1----------|-0--------0--|-1----3----|
|-1--1--3-----|-1----------|-1--1--3-----|-1----3----|
|-0-----------|-1----------|-0-----------|-2----4----|
|-2-----------|-0----------|-2-----------|-3----5----|
|-3-----------|--------1---|-3-----------|-3----5----|
|-------------|-1--------4-|-3-----------|-1----3----|

Verse 1 and 2:  (follow repeat symbols)

    C          Fm6         
||--0--------|-1----------|
||o-1--------|-1----------|
||--0--------|-1----------|
||--2--------|-0----------|
||o-3--------|--------1---|
||-----------|-1--------4-|
1.Well, baby, there you stand 
2.And you're back out on the street 


  C/G           F    G7
|-0--------0--|-1----3----|
|-1--1--3-----|-1----6----|
|-0-----------|-2----4----|
|-2-----------|-3----5----|
|-3-----------|-3----5----|
|-3-----------|-1----3----|
with your little head down in your hand.                                                       
and you're tryin' to remember.

  F       C/E          Dm      C       
|-----1-------0---|-----1-------0--|
|-----1-------1---|-----3-------1--|
|---2-------0-----|---2-------0----|
|-3-----3-2-----2-|-0-----0--------|
|-----------------|---------3------|
|-----------------|----------------|
Oh my God, you can't believe it's happening again. 
How do you start it over? You don't know if you can.


                    1. 
  F       C/E       Dm      F  G
|-----1-------0---|-----1---1--3---||
|-----1-------1---|-----3---1--3--o||
|---2-------0-----|---2-----2--4---||
|-3-----3-2-----2-|-0-----0-3--5---||
|-----------------|---------3--5--o||
|-----------------|---------1--3---||
Your baby's gone and you're all alone and it looks like the end.
You don't care much for a stranger's touch 


  2.
  Dm      G  E/G# Am   E/G#  
|-----1---3--4--|-5----4----|
|-----3---3--5--|-5----5----|
|---2-----4--4--|-5----4----|
|-0-----0-5-----|-7---------|
|---------5-----|-7---------|
|---------3--4--|-5----4----|
but you can't hold your man You never thought you'd be alone



  G    D/F#   F               Em
|-3----2----|-1-------------|-0---------0-|
|-3----3----|-1-0-----------|-0-------3---|
|-4----2----|-2---2-0-2S=4--|-0-----------|
|-5---------|-3-------------|-2-----------|
|-5---------|---------------|-2-----------|
|-3----2----|---------------|-0----0------|
this far down the line and I know what's been on your mind, you're



  Dm      F  G7   C        
|-1-0-----1--1--|-0--------|
|-3---3-1-1--0--|-1--------|
|-2-------2--0--|-0--------|
|-0-------3--0--|-2--------|
|------------2--|-3--------|
|------------3--|----------|
afraid it's all been wasted time.

Strum these chords ------------------>>>>>>>>>>>
  Bm7  E7     Am         Bm7  E7     Am    Am Bbm7
|-2----0----|-0--------|-2----0----|-0------0-1--|
|-3----3----|-1--------|-3----3----|-1------1-2--|
|-2----1----|-2--------|-2----1----|-2------2-3--|
|-4----0----|-2--------|-4----0----|-2------2-3--|
|-2----2----|-0--------|-2----2----|-0------0-1--|
|------0----|----------|------0----|-------------|
The autumn leaves have got you thinking about the first time that you fell.

Strum these chords ------------------>>>>>>>>>>>
  Bm7  E7     Am   C/G   
|-2----0----|-0----0----|
|-3----3----|-1----1----|
|-2----1----|-2----0----|
|-4----0----|-2----2----|
|-2----2----|-0----3----|
|------0----|------3----|
You didn't love the boy too much, no no, you just 

  F    C/G    Fm6  F  G G7
|-1----0----|-1----1--3---|
|-1----1----|-1----1--3-6-|
|-2----0----|-1----2--4---|
|-3----2----|-0----3--5---|
|-3----3----|------3--5---|
|-1----3----|-1----1--3---|
loved the boy too well____  er-well

  C          Fm6          C/G           F    G7
|-0-----0--|-1----------|-0--------0--|-1----3----|
|-1-1-3----|-1----------|-1--1--3-----|-1----3----|
|-0--------|-1----------|-0-----------|-2----4----|
|-2--------|-0----------|-2-----------|-3----5----|
|-3--------|--------1---|-3-----------|-3----5----|
|----------|-1--------4-|-3-----------|-1----3----|
So you live from day to day and you dream about tomorrow, oh.

  F       C         Dm      C       
|-----1-------0---|-----1-------0--|
|-----1-------1---|-----3-------1--|
|---2-------0-----|---2-------0----|
|-3-----3-2-----2-|-0-----0--------|
|-----------------|---------3------|
|-----------------|----------------|
And the hours go by like minutes and the shadows come to stay.

  F       C         Dm      G  E/G#
|-----1-------0---|-----1---3--4--|
|-----1-------1---|-----3---3--5--|
|---2-------0-----|---2-----4--4--|
|-3-----3-2-----2-|-0-----0-5-----|
|-----------------|---------5-----|
|-----------------|---------3--4--|
So ya take a little something to make them go away.

  Am   E/G#   G    D/F#  
|-5----4----|-3----2----|
|-5----5----|-3----3----|
|-5----4----|-4----2----|
|-7---------|-5---------|
|-7---------|-5---------|
|-5----4----|-3----2----|
And I could have done so many things, baby, if I could only stop my mind

  F               Em
|-1-------------|-0---------0-|
|-1-0-----------|-0-------3---|
|-2---2-0-2S=4--|-0-----------|
|-3-------------|-2-----------|
|---------------|-2-----------|
|---------------|-0----0------|
from wond'rin' what I left behind and from 

  Dm      F  G7   C         
|-1-0-----1--1--|-0--------|
|-3---3-1-1--0--|-1--------|
|-2-------2--0--|-0--------|
|-0-------3--0--|-2--------|
|------------2--|-3--------|
|------------3--|----------|
worryin' bout this wasted time.

Strum these chords ------------------>>>>>>>>>>>
  Ab         C  C/EF  C/G  Ab
|-4--------|-0--0--1--0--|-4---------|
|-4--------|-1--1--1--1--|-4---------|
|-5--------|-0--0--2--0--|-5---------|
|-6--------|-2--2--3--2--|-6---------|
|-6--------|-3--3--3--3--|-6---------|
|-4--------|----0--1--3--|-4---------|
Ooh, another love has come and gone. Ooh, and the years keep rushing 

Strum these chords ------------------>>>>>>>>>>>
  C    C DmC/E F      C/E        Dm      C        
|-0----0-1-0-|-1-------0-------|-1-------0------|
|-1----1-3-1-|-1-------1-------|-3-------1------|
|-0----0-2-0-|-2-------0-------|-2-------0------|
|-2----2-0-2-|-3-------2-------|-0-------2------|
|-3----3-----|-----------------|---------3------|
|------------|-----------------|----------------|
on.  I remember what you told me before you went out on your own:

Strum these chords ------------------>>>>>>>>>>>
  F       C/E        Dm      G  E/G#
|-1-------0--------|-1-------3--4--|
|-1-------1--------|-3-------3--5--|
|-2-------0--------|-2-------4--4--|
|-3-------2--------|-0-------5-----|
|------------------|---------5-----|
|------------------|---------3--4--|
sometimes to keep it together we got to leave it alone.

  Am   E/G#   G    D/F#   F               Em
|-5----4----|-3----2----|-1-------------|-0---------0-|
|-5----5----|-3----3----|-1-0-----------|-0-------3---|
|-5----4----|-4----2----|-2---2-0-2S=4--|-0-----------|
|-7---------|-5---------|-3-------------|-2-----------|
|-7---------|-5---------|---------------|-2-----------|
|-5----4----|-3----2----|---------------|-0----0------|
So you can get on with your search, baby, and I can get on with mine.
And maybe someday we will find that it
                 Strum these chords ------------------>>>>>>>>>>>
  Dm      F  G7   C            Ab          C  C/EF  C/G  Ab
|-1-0-----1--1--|-0-----------|-4---------|-0--0--1--0--|-4---------|
|-3---3-1-1--0--|-1-----------|-4---------|-1--1--1--1--|-4---------|
|-2-------2--0--|-0-----------|-5---------|-0--0--2--0--|-5---------|
|-0-------3--0--|-2-----------|-6---------|-2--2--3--2--|-6---------|
|------------2--|-3-----------|-6---------|-3--3--3--3--|-6---------|
|------------3--|-------------|-4---------|----0--1--3--|-4------6--|
wasn't really wasted time


  C  C/EF  C/G  Ab   Fm6    C                          Em    
|-0--0--1--0--|-4----1----|-0--------|---------------|-0----12--|
|-1--1--1--1--|-4----1----|-1--------|-1-0-----------|-0----12--|
|-0--0--2--0--|-5----1----|-0--------|-----2-0-2S=4--|-0----12--|
|-2--2--3--2--|-6----0----|-2--------|---------------|-2--------|
|-3--3--3--3--|-6---------|-3--------|---------------|-2--------|
|----0--1--3--|-4----1----|----------|---------------|-0--------|

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