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volume 17
march 2015

Eagles: New Kid In Town

 





  Chord tabs for the Eagles's song New Kid In Town
Appendix to: "There's a new key in town"
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PLEASE NOTE: This file is the authors' own work and represents their
interpretation of the song. You may only use this file for private study,
scholarship, or research.

Song: New Kid In Town
Written by: John David Souther, Don Henley and Glenn Frey
Band: The Eagles
Album: Hotel California - Elektra/Asylum Records, 1976 (CD B000002GVO)
 
 
Intro: E major

      m.1
        |E                         |E                         |
      m.3
        |B7                        |B7                        |
      m.5
        |A                         |B7                        |
      m.7
        |E                         |E                         |

Verse 1 (A): E major

      m.9
        |E                         |E                         |
                There's talk on the street,   it sounds so
     m.11
        |F#m7         B            |F#m7         B            |
         familiar;
     m.13
        |A                         |B7                        |
                great expectations,         ev'rybody's
     m.15
        |E                         |E                         |
         watchin'    you.
     m.17
        |E                         |E                         |
         People you meet            they all seem to
     m.19
        |F#m7         B            |F#m7         B            |
         know you,
     m.21
        |A                         |B7                        |
                      even your     old friends  treat you
     m.23
        |E                         |G#sus        G#           |
         like you're somethin' new.

Chorus 1 (B): C# minor

     m.25
        |C#m                       |F#                        |
                        Johnny come lately,
     m.27
        |C#m                       |F#                        |
                     the new kid in town.
     m.29
        |C#m                       |F#                        |
                    Ev'rybody loves you,
     m.31 
        |F#m7                      |B7                        |
                  so don't let them down.

Verse 2 (A'): E major

     m.33
        |E                         |E                         |
         You look in her eyes, the  music
     m.35
        |F#m7         B            |F#m7         B            |
               begins to play,
     m.37                              
        |A                         |B7                        |
                hopeless romantics, here we go
     m.39
        |E                         |E                         |
         again.
     m.41
        |E                         |E                         |
         But after a while          you're lookin'
     m.43
        |F#m7         B            |F#m7         B7           |
         the other    way,          it's those
     m.45
        |A                         |B7                        |
         restless                   hearts that never mend.
     m.47
        |E                         |G#sus        G#           |

Chorus 2 (B'): C# minor

     m.49
        |C#m                       |F#                        |
                        Johnny come lately,
     m.51
        |C#m                       |F#                        |
                     the new kid in town.
     m.53
        |C#m                       |F#                        |
                     Will she still love you
     m.55
        |F#m7                      |B7                        |
         when you're not around?

Bridge (C): E major

     m.57
        |E                         |E                         |
     m.59
        |B7                        |B7                        |
     m.61
        |A                         |B7                        |
     m.63
        |E                         |A     E    F#m7    E      |
     m.65
        |B                         |B                         |
            There's so many things        you should have
     m.67
        |E                         |E                         |
         told her,
     m.69
        |B                         |B                         |
                 but night after    night you're willing to
     m.71
        |C#m                       |F#                       |
         hold her,             just hold her.
     m.73
        |Am7                       |D7                        |
         Tears on your              shoulder.

Verse 3 (A''): G major

     m.75
        |G                         |G                         |
                There's talk on the street, it's there
     m.77      
        |Am7          D            |Am7          D            |
         to remind you.
     m.79
        |C                         |D                         |
            That it doesn't really  matter       which side
     m.81
        |G                         |G                         |
         you're on.
     m.83
        |G                         |G                         |
             You're walkin' away           and they're talkin' 
     m.85
        |Am7           D           |D7                        |
         behind you,                they will never forget you
     m.87
        |C                         |D                         |
                      'till         somebody new comes along.
     m.89
        |G                         |B7                        |

Chorus 3 (B''): E minor

     m.91
        |Em7                       |A                         |
         Where've you been lately?
     m.93
        |Em7                       |A                         |
                      There's a new kid in town.
     m.95
        |Em7                       |A                         |
         Ev'rybody loves him (don't they?)
     m.97
        |Am7                       |B7                        |
               Now he's holdin' her and you're still around.

Coda: E major

     m.99
        |E                         |G#m7                      |
         Oh my my
    m.101
        |A                         |B7                        |
                                    There's a new kid in town,
    m.103
        |E                         |G#m7                      |
    m.105
        |A                         |B7                        |
                                    just another new kid in
    m.107
        |E                         |G#m7                      |
         town.
    m.109
        |A                         |Am                        |
    m.111   
        |E                         |E                         |
         Oo-hoo,                    ev'rybody's talkin' 'bout
    m.113
        |C#m                       |C#m                       |
         the new      kid in town.
    m.115
        |E                         |E                         |
         Oo-hoo,                    ev'rybody's walkin' 'bout
    m.117
        |C#m                       |C#m                       |
         the new kid in town.                   There's a new 
    m.119
        |E                         |E                         |
         kid in town,               (I don't want to hear it)
    m.121
        |C#m                       |C#m                       |
         There's a new kid in town, (I don't want to hear it).
    m.123
        |E                         |E                         |
    m.125
        |C#m                       |C#m                       | 
    m.127
        |E                         |E                         | 
    m.129
        |C#m                       |C#m                       |
    m.131
        |E                         |E                         | 
    m.133
        |C#m                       |C#m                       |
    m.135
        |E                         |E                         |
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