Tequila Sunrise Chords & Guitar Lesson

Welcome to my Tequila Sunrise guitar lesson by the Eagles. This is a great song with some fun chords. For the most part, the chords are fairly easy except when we get to the bridge. A couple of barre chords will be introduced but one of them, B7, you could play the open chord option if you prefer.

Tequila Sunrise Guitar Chords:

Tequila Sunrise Strumming Patterns:

Easier Strumming:
1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
D   DU D U D U

1 + a 2 + 3 + 4 +

Fun G to G6 trick you can use over a G chord.


Tequila Sunrise Guitar Lesson:

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Tequila Sunrise Chord Chart:

G    G   G  G
Am D7  G  G

G                           G
  It's another tequila sunrise
D               D                           Am
  Starin' slowly 'cross the sky
D7                  G     G
  Said goodbye
G                              G
   He was just a hired hand
D                                  D                                  Am
  Workin' on the dreams he planned to try
D7                          G  G
     The days go by

Em                                         C
   Every night when the sun goes down
Em                            C
   Just another lonely boy in town
Em         Am                         D7  D
    and she's out runnin' round

G                                 G
  She wasn't just another woman
D                              D                          Am
  And I couldn't keep from comin' on
D7                      G      G
  It's been so long
G                             G
  Oh, and it's a hollow feelin'
D                                   D                       Am
  When it comes down to dealin' friends
D7                   G     G
     It never ends

G    G    D   D
Am  D7  G   G

Am                             D
     Take another shot of courage
Bm                                    E                             Am    B7
     Wonder why the right words never co – ome
                          Em7    A7
You just get numb

G                           G
  It's another tequila sunrise
D                              D                       Am
  This old world still looks the same
D7                       G  G
     Another frame

G G G G G(hold)

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.

We do not distribute printable chord and lyrics charts. These charts are here only to support online learning. We highly recommend buying music from Hal Leonard or a reputable online sheet music store.

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