(/) Slide Up (\) Slide Down (h) Hammer On (p) Pull Off (b) Bend (r) Release (v) Vibrato Chord sequence is as follows : (Am) (E) (G) (D) (F) (C) (Dm) (E) | 1st Verse : (Am) (E) | On a dark desert highway, cool wind in my hair (G) (D) | Warm smell of colitas, rising through the air (F) (C) | Up ahead in the distance, I saw a shimering light (Dm) (E) | My head grew heavy and my sight grew dim, I had to stop for the night 2nd Verse : (Am) (E) | There she stood in the doorway, I heard the mission bell (G) (D) | And I was thinking to myself : this could be heaven or this could be hell (F) (C) | Then she lit up a candle and she showed me the way (Dm) (E) | There were voices down the corridor ; I thought I heard them say : Chorus : (F) (C) | Welcome to the Hotel California (E) (Am) | Such a lovely place (such a lovely place), such a lovely face (F) (C) | Plenty of room at the Hotel California, (Dm) (E) | Any time of year (any time of year), you can find it here" Ending (solo) :(Am) (E) (G) (D) (F) (C) (Dm) (E)
About Hotel California (Eagles album) : It was their first album with guitarist Joe Walsh . The front cover is a photograph of the Beverly Hills Hotel by David Alexander . It is the last album to feature bassist Randy Meisner . At the 20th Grammy Awards, Eagles won a Grammy Award for "Hotel California", which won Record of the Year and for "New Kid in Town" The album was nominated for album of the year but lost to Fleetwood Mac's Rumours . A 40th anniversary special edition of Hotel California was released in November 2017 . It has been certified 26× Platinum in the US, and has sold over 32 million copies worldwide . In 2003 and 2012, it was ranked number 37 on Rolling Stone's list of 500 Greatest Albums of All Time . It had a contribution from notable artists like Hotel California,Bill Szymczyk,Record Plant,Joe Walsh,Bernie Leadon,Randy Meisner,David Alexander. It had an affiliation to bands - the Eagles. Its music is influenced by genres - rock.