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The Eagles

Hotel California

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“Hotel California” is the title song from the Eagles’ album of the same name and was released as a single in February 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. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Such a lovely place ... Such a lovely face ... What a nice surprise

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This song is listed #49 on Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

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Mike wrote on March, 16th 2016 at 8:18pm:
If you need a teacher like this guy, you might as well give it up NOW!

Anonymous wrote on October, 16th 2010 at 5:30pm:
Defintely one of the top ten best songs ever!

FedEx wrote on April, 19th 2008 at 1:48am:
loco!, el mejor tema en vivo de la historia!! digno de un top ten

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