Hotel California Uke tab by The Eagles

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Am chordAm E7 chordE7
On a dark desert highway cool wind in my hair
G chordG D7 chordD7
Warm smell of colitas rising up through the air
F chordF C chordC
Up ahead in the distance I saw a shimmering light
Dm chordDm E7 chordE7
My head grew heavy and my sight grew dim I had to stop for the night

Am chordAm E7 chordE7
There she stood in the doorway I heard the mission bell
G chordG D7 chordD7
And I was thinking to myself This could be Heaven or this could be Hell
F chordF C chordC
Then she lit up a candle and she showed me the way
Dm chordDm E7 chordE7
There were voices down the corridor I thought I heard them say


Chorus:
F chordF C chordC
Welcome to the Hotel California
E7 chordE7 Am chordAm E7 chordE7 Am chordAm
Such a lovely place - Such a lovely place - Such a lovely face
F chordF C chordC
Plenty of room at the Hotel California
Dm chordDm E7 chordE7
Any time of year - Any time of year - You can find it here


Verse:
Am chordAm E7 chordE7
Her mind is Tiffany-twisted she got the Mercedes bends
G chordG D7 chordD7
She got a lot of pretty pretty boys she calls friends
F chordF C chordC
How they dance in the courtyard sweet summer sweat
Dm chordDm E7 chordE7
Some dance to remember some dance to forget

Am chordAm E7 chordE7
So I called up the Captain Please bring me my wine
G chordG D7 chordD7
He said We haven't had that spirit here since nineteen sixty nine
F chordF C chordC
And still those voices are calling from far away
Dm chordDm E7 chordE7
Wake you up in the middle of the night Just to hear them say


Chorus:
F chordF C chordC
Welcome to the Hotel California
E7 chordE7 Am chordAm E7 chordE7 Am chordAm
Such a lovely place - Such a lovely place - Such a lovely face
F chordF C chordC
They livin' it up at the Hotel California
Dm chordDm E7 chordE7
What a nice surprise - what a nice surprise - Bring your alibis


Verse:
Am chordAm E7 chordE7
Mirrors on the ceiling The pink champagne on ice
G chordG D7 chordD7
And she said We are all just prisoners here of our own device
F chordF
And in the master's chambers They gathered for the feast
Dm chordDm
They stab it with their steely knives But they just can't kill the beast

Am chordAm E7 chordE7
Last thing I remember I was Running for the door
G chordG D7 chordD7
I had to find the passage back to the place I was before
F chordF C chordC
Relax said the night man We are programmed to receive
Dm chordDm E7 chordE7
You can check-out any time you like But you can never leave

 

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About this song

Hotel California is the title song from the Eagles' album of the same name and was released as a single in early 1977. It is one of the best-known songs of the album-oriented rock era. Writing credits for the song are shared by Don Felder, Don Henley and Glenn Frey. The Eagles' original recording of the song features Henley singing the lead vocals and concludes with an extended section of electric guitar interplay between Felder and Joe Walsh. "Hotel California" topped the Billboard Hot 100 for one week in May 1977. Read more on Last.fm.