Hotel California - The Eagles Words & Music by Don Felder & Glenn Frey Chords Used: Bm F#7 A E7 G D Em Verse: Bm F#7 On a dark desert highway, cool wind in my hair A E7 Warm smell of colitas rising up through the air G D Up ahead in the distance, I saw a shimmering light Em F#7 My head grew heavy and my sight grew dim; I had to stop for the night. Bm F#7 There she stood in the doorway; I heard the mission bell A E7 And I was thinking to myself, "This could be Heaven or this could be Hell" G D Then she lit up a candle and she showed me the way Em F#7 There were voices down the corridor I thought I heard them say... Chorus: G D Welcome to the Hotel California... F#7 Bm F#7(on C#)Bm(on D) Such a lovely place,(such a lovely place)such a lovely face... G D Plenty of room at the Hotel California... Em F#7 Any time of year,(any time of year)you can find it here... Verse: Bm F#7 Her mind is Tiffany-twisted, she got the Mercedes Bends A E7 She got a lot of pretty, pretty boys, that she calls friends G D How they dance in the courtyard, sweet summer sweat Em F#7 Some dance to remember, some dance to forget Bm F#7 So I called up the Captain, "Please bring me my wine" A E7 He said, "We haven't had that spirit here since nineteen sixty nine" G D And still those voices are calling from far away, Em F#7 Wake you up in the middle of the night just to hear them say... Chorus: G D Welcome to the Hotel California... F#7 Bm F#7(on C#)Bm(on D) Such a lovely place,(such a lovely place)such a lovely face... G D They livin' it up at the Hotel California... Em F#7 What a nice surprise,(what a nice surprise)bring your alibis... Verse: Bm F#7 Mirrors on the ceiling, the pink champagne on ice A E7 And she said "We are all just prisoners here, of our own device" G And in the master's chambers, they gathered for the feast Em They stab it with their steely knives, but they just can't kill the beast Bm F#7 Last thing I remember, I was running for the door A E7 I had to find the passage back to place I was before G D "Relax" said the night man, "We are programmed to receive. Em F#7 You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave".