Song: Caballo Viejo – (Basic Accompaniment)

Caballo Viejo is a signature piece written by folklore legend Simon Diaz. Many interpretations have been made of this song, one of the most famous versions being the international one hit called “Bamboleo” by the Gipsy Kings.

Learn the basic chords for this song on the the Venezuelan Cuatro and try to play the song on your own. The chords as always can be found within the chord tab. This song is played in the E minor key and as you progress we will review more complicated versions of the song by making use of the various positions on the Cuatro as well as reviewing how to play the soloist versions of the song.

For your reference, the rhythm this song is played in is Vals Pasaje.

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