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Hotel California (Unplugged)
By The Eagles
Transcribed by Josh

Standard Tuning: EADGBe

Key
~=ring throughout
h=hammer-on
p=pull-off
/=slide
b=bend

Guitar 1: Classical Acoustic: Joe Walsh
Guitar 2: Classical Acoustic: Don Felder
Guitar 3: 12 String Acoustic with capo on 2nd fret: Glenn Frey
putting the tuning at (low to high) F# B E A C# F#

Bear with me as I figure out the other parts and post them.

Intro
Guitar 1, picking;
Guitar 3 strums chords

E|   |-7~-------------------------|--------------------------|
B| 4 |-5~-------------------------|--7--7-8-7----------------|
G|   |-5~-4--4-6h4/3--4--6--7--9--|-----------9/11-----------|
D| 4 |-5~-------------------------|--------------------------|
A|   |-0~-------------------------|--------------------------|
E|   |----------------------------|--------------------------|

-3~-----------------------|-----------------------||
-3~-------3--2------------|-----------------------||
-4~-2--4-----------2--2h4-|--2--------------------||
-5~-------------4---------|-----4/2---------------||
-0~-----------------------|---------5/7-----------||
--------------------------|-----------------------||

Guitar 2 with Guitar 3 strumming chords
                                 {repeat with gradual acceleration}
-1~---------0-------0-------0-|--------0-{----7p0-----10p0-}---|
-3~-------0-------0-------0---|------0---{--8-------8------}---|
-2~-----0-------2-------4-----|----7-----{9-------9--------}---|
-0~---2-------4-------5-------|--9-------{-----------------}---|
------------------------------|----------{-----------------}---|
------------------------------|----------{-----------------}---|

much slower
----7h0-----10h0-----7--6--7--9--|--10--9--10--12/-14--0~----||
--8-------8--------8-------------|---------------------0~----||
9-------9--------9---------------|---------------------1~----||
---------------------------------|---------------------0~----||
---------------------------------|---------------------2~----||
---------------------------------|---------------------0~----||

**persussion**

Guitar 3, Riff 1 (verses), play once without singing before first verse.
   (Bm)                      (F#)
   On a dark desert highway, cool wind in my hair
F#||-----0-----------------|-----------0----------|
C#||-------1-----1---------|-----0--------0-------|
A ||---------------2-------|----------------1-----|
E ||----------2----------0-|-------0--------------|
B ||--0----------------3---|----------------------|
F#||-----------------------|--4-------------------|

(A)                     (E)
Warm smell of colitas    rising up through the air
-----------------------|-------------0--------|
-----0--------0--------|-----1-----------1----|
-------0---2----0------|-------------------2--|
--------------------0--|-------0--------------|
-----------------------|----------------------|
--3--------------------|--2-------------------|

(G)                      (D)
Up ahead in the distance, I saw a shimmering light
--------1--------------|----0--------0--------|
-----------1---------1-|-----------1----------|
----2--------2---0h2---|------0--------0-000-0|
---------------3-------|---------------2-222-2|
------3----------------|-3---------------333-3|
-1---------------------|----------------------|

(Em)                    (F#)
My head grew heavy ...  I had to stop for the night
----1--------1---111---|-----------------0----||
----------3------333---|-----0-----0-----0----||
------2--------2-222---|-----------1-----1----||
-0-------------0-000--0|-------0------0-------||
-------------------0---|----------------------||
-----------------------|--0-------------------||

Guitar 2, Riff 1a (verses), played with Guitar 3 except just before solo
   (Bm)                      (F#)
   On a dark desert highway, cool wind in my hair
||---------------7----------|----------9--------------|
||----------7---------------|-------7-------7---------|
||-------9-----7------7--9--|-----9-------------------|
||-----7--------------------|--8----------------------|
||--------------------------|-------------7------9----|
||--7-----------------------|-------------------------|
(A)                         (E)
Warm smell of colitas       rising up through the air
-----------7---------------|---------------7--------|
-------10-------10---------|----------7-------------|
-----9--------9-------9----|-------7-----7----------|
--7------------------------|-----9------------------|
---------------------------|-11---------------------|
---------------------------|------------------------|
 (G)                           (D)
 Up ahead in the distance,      I saw a shimmering light
----------------7-------------|----------10----------------|
-----------8------------------|-------7-------------7------|
--------7-----7------------7--|-----7-------------7------7-|
------9----------------7h9----|--7--------------7------7---|
--10---------------10---------|----------------------------|
------------------------------|----------------------------|
(Em)                     (F#)
My head grew heavy ...   I had to stop for the night
---------------7--------|---------------9--------||
----------8-------------|----------7-------------||
-----7-7-----7----------|-----9-9-----9----------||
--9---------------------|------------------------||
------------------------|--9---------------------||
------------------------|------------------------||

Verse 2
GTR 1, with GTR 3 (Riff 1) and GTR 2 (Riff 1a)
||----------------------|-------------------|----------------------|
||---------------5--5h7-|-------------------|---------------3--3/5-|
||--7~-----------6--6h7-|--6~---------------|--6~-----------4--4/6-|
||--9~------------------|--8~---------------|--7~------------------|
||----------------------|-------------------|----------------------|
||----------------------|-------------------|----------------------|

-------------------|----------------------|--------------2-----------|
-------------------|---------------2--2h3-|--------------3-----3-----|
--4~---------------|--4~-----------2--2h4-|--2~--------2-----2----2--|
--6~---------------|--5~------------------|--4~-----4----------------|
-------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|
-------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|

--0------------0-------0------|----------------2----------------||
--0----0-----0-------0--------|-------2----2--------------------||
-----0-----2-------4-----4----|-----3----3---3------------------||
--2------4-------5-------5----|---------------------------------||
------------------------------|-------------------------2-4---5-||
------------------------------|--2------------------2h6---------||

Chorus
GTR 3
--------1-----------------|-----0-------0--------------|
-----------1-----------1--|----------1-----------------|
---2---------2-----0h2----|-------0-------0--0-0-0--0--|
----------------3---------|---------------2--2-2-2--2--|
-----3--------------------|--3---------------3-3-3--3--|
1-------------------------|----------------------------|

---1-------1----1-1-1-----|---------------0--------|
--------3-------3-3-3-----|-----0----0----0--------|
-----2-------2--2-2-2-----|----------1----1--------|
0------------0--0-0-0--0--|-------0-----0----------|
--------------------0-----|------------------------|
--------------------------|--0---------------------|

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