GUANTANAMERA: Easy Guitar Lesson
This is my easy version of this best known Cuban song. Learn to play it with free accurate tablature, video tutorial, chords, sheet music and backing track.
GUANTANAMERA - Backing Track
About the guitar accompaniment of the song, it runs on three chords only, G/C7/D7. There are two ways: an easy accompaniment in strumming and another in fingerstyle with ghost notes.
This is the basic chords progression of the song, if you are a beginner you can try to play them and practise to the changes of position.
This below is the basic rhythm for strumming accompaniment.
= the symbol for strumming down
V = the symbol for strumming up
Below here is the basic fingerstyle accompaniment with ghost notes. It is a good exercise to practise them.
In the backing track of Guantanamera I used several patterns that I improvised at the moment. Basically I played on this basic pattern.
And here is a variation of the accompaniment.