“. . . welcome to the hotel california, such a lovely place (such a lovely place), such a lovely face”
“plenty of room at the hotel california, any time of year (any time of year), you can find it here”
“her mind is tiffany-twisted, she got the mercedes bends, she got a lot of pretty, pretty boys she calls friends, how they dance in the courtyard, sweet summer sweat”
“some dance to remember, some dance to forget”
“. . . and still those voices are calling from far away, wake you up in the middle of the night just to hear them say…”
“welcome to the hotel california such a lovely place (such a lovely place) such a lovely face they livin’ it up at the hotel california what a nice surprise (what a nice surprise)”
“bring your alibis”
“mirrors on the ceiling, the pink champagne on ice and she said “we are all just prisoners here, of our own device”"
“. . . last thing i remember, i was running for the door i had to find the passage back to the place i was before “relax, ” said the night man, “we are programmed to receive”"
“you can check-out any time you like, but you can never leave! “
with the utmost respect for mr joe walsh (and those other guys as well)