eagles – “twenty one”

TWENTY-ONE
Bernie Leadon

Eagles
Desperado
1973

This is the most country-like Eagles song I have. I don’t know if anyone
will want to play it, but I’ll do it anyway. Someday I’ll have the lead guitar
part too. Have fun!

INTRO:

GUITAR 1 (acoustic):

+ + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
e:———-0–|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-3————-|
B:————-|—————–|—————–|—–5-4-3-0-1-2-|
G:————-|—————–|—————–|—————–|
D:————-|—————–|—————–|—————–|
A:————-|—————–|—————–|—————–|
E:————-|—————–|—————–|—————–|

Twenty – one…..
A
+ + + + + + + +
e:——————-|———-|
B:——————-|———-|
G:-2-0—————|———-|
D:—–2-1-0———|———-|
A:————-4—–|———-|
E:——————-|———-|

A D A6
Twenty-one and strong as I can be
A(addA) D
I know what freedom means to me
Bm E
And I can’t give a reason why
D E A
I should ever wanna die

D A D A
I got no cause to be afraid
A D
Or fear that life will ever fade
Bm E
Cause as I watch the risin’ sun
D E A
I know that we have just begun

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G A D

A D A6
I might spend my life upon the road
A A(addA) D
Just tryin’ to add to what I know
Bm E
And someday I might settle down
D E A
And all my friends will be around

GUITAR SOLO
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D Em Bm Dm A
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F#7 Bm Dm

E A D A6
They say a man should have a stock and trade
A(addA) D
But me I’ll find another way
Bm E
I believe in gettin’ what you can
D E A
And there ain’t no stoppin’ this young man
D A D A6
Cause I’m young and fast as I can be
A(addA) D
I know what freedom means to me
Bm E
And I can’t give a reason why
D E A
I should ever wanna die
Bm E
Yeah I can’t give a reason why
D E A7
I should ever wanna die

OUTRO:
Strum A7

CHORDS:

A(addA) x02225
A6 x02222
A7 x02020
F#7 242322

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