As recorded by Linda Ronstadt C / Em / Am / C / F / Dm - G C Em Am C Ran away from home when I was seventeen, F Dm G to be with you on the California coast. C Em Am C Drinking margaritas all night in the old cantina, F Dm G out on the California coast. C F Don't think that I'm ungrateful, C F And don't look so morose, C - F - G D D7 Adios, adios. F C We never really made it, baby Dm G But we came pretty close. C - F - G - F - Bb - F Adios, adios. C Em Am C Going up north where the hills are winter green, F Dm G I have to leave you on the California coast. C Em Am C Going where the water's clear and the air is cleaner F Dm G than the California coast. C F C F Our dreams of endless summer were just too grandiose. C - F - G D D7 Adios, adios. F C Dm G And I'll miss the blood red sunset, but I'll miss you the most. C Fm C Adios, adios, adios, adios. F Dm - C Adios, adi - os.