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Heartache Tonight

The Eagles

 

Intro (last chord held for 4 measures):

 

Verse 1:

G                            Em            G                              Em

Somebody's gonna hurt someone before the night is through

G                            C               G                                    D

somebody's gonna come undone, there's nothing we can do.

G                             Em                  G                    Em   

Everybody wants to touch somebody, if it takes all night.

G                             C                        G                           D (2)

Everybody wants to take a little chance, make it come out right.

 

Chorus:

                              C7 (2)                                                     G (2)

There's gonna be a heartache tonight, a heartache tonight I know.

                                C7 (2)                                                  A7

There's gonna be a heartache tonight, a heartache tonight I know.

               D7

Lord, I know.

 

Verse 2:

G                            Em            G                                              Em   

Some people like to stay out late, some folks can't hold out that long.

G                             C                  G                                    D

But nobody wants to go home now, there's too much going on.

G                          Em            G                                   Em       

This night is gonna last forever, last all, last all summer long,

G                               C                 G                              D (2)

some time before the sun comes up the radio is gonna play that song.

 

 

Chorus

 

 

 

 

Bridge:

                              G                               G7

There's gonna be a heartache tonight, the moon's shining bright,

     C7                            Eb7

so turn out the light, and we'll get it right,

                             G                              D7                         G (2)

there's gonna be a heartache tonight, a heartache tonight I know.

 

 

Intro Riff x4 (1st 3 times play G blues shuffle)

 

Repeat Verse 1

 

Chorus

 

 

             G                                             G7

We can beat around the bushes, we can get down to the bone,   

             C7                                  Eb7

we can leave it in a parking lot but either way               

                              G                            D7                            G       C

there's gonna be a heartache tonight, a heartache tonight, I know.

                    G                           D7                             G

There'll be a heartache tonight, a heartache tonight, I know.

 

 

Intro Riff x4 (1st 3 times play G blues shuffle)


This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.