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Hotel California

	  
Capo 7  

Intro: Em   B7/D#   Dsus2   A9/C#   C   G   Am7   B7/D (2X)   
    
Em                        B7/D#   
On a dark desert highway, cool wind in my hair,   
Dsus2                      A9/C#   
Warm smell of 'colitas' rising up through the air,   
C                         G   
Up ahead in the distance I saw a shimmering light.   
Am7   
My head grew heavy and my sight grew dim,   
B7   
I had to stop for the night.   
    
Em                               B7/D#   
There she stood in the doorway.  I heard the mission bell,   
Dsus2                                          A9/C#   
And I was thinking to myself "This could be heaven or this could be hell."   
C                        G   
Then she lit up a candle, and she showed me the way.   
Am7                                   B7   
There were voices down the corridor; I thought I heard them say:   


tabchorus
C G "Welcome to the Hotel California B7 Em Such a lovely place, such a lovely face. C G Plenty of room at the Hotel California. Am B7 Any time of year you can find it here."
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Em B7/D# Her mind is Tiffany-twisted, she got the 'Mercedes bends'. uh! Dsus2 A9/C# She got a lot of pretty, pretty boys that she calls 'friends'. C G How they dance in the courtyard, sweet summer sweat! Am7 B7 Some dance to remember, some dance to forget. Em B7/D# So I called up the captain, "Please bring me my wine." He said Dsus2 A9/C# "We haven't had that spirit here since nineteen sixty-nine," C G And still those voices are calling from far away, Am7 B7 Wake you up in the middle of the night, just to hear them say:
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C D "Welcome to the Hotel California, B7 Em Such a lovely place, such a lovely face. C G Livin' it up at the Hotel California. Am B7 What a nice surprise! Bring your alibis.
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Em B7/D# Mirrors on the ceiling, the pink champagne on ice, and she said, Dsus2 A9/C# "We are all just prisoners here, of our own device." C G And in the master's chambers, they gathered for the feast. Am7 B7 They stab it with their steely knives, but they just can't kill the beast. Em B7/D# Last thing I remember, I was running for the door. Dsus2 A9/C# I had to find the passage back to the place I was before. C G "Relax," said the night man, "We are programmed to receive. Am7 B7 You can check out anytime you like, but you can never leave."

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