Hotel California – The Eagles

Course: Modernizing the Cuatro: Abraham Sarache

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The song Hotel California composed by The Eagles in their album, Hotel California has become an iconic song in the music world. The song was released in 1977 and has been a tremendous hit ever since. There have been many different covers of this song and many interpretations. We hereby present for the first time an interpretation of the song using an electric cuatro. In this occassion, the instrument of choice for this cover was an electric cuatro by Abraham Sarache. The instrument gives some amazing effects to the song and if you happen to be lucky and have one, then you too will be able to give some great effects to the song. This interpretation can easily be played with an acoustic Cuatro, so either way, enjoy and be amazed as you will be able to play the song after you have viewed this video and followed the listed chords below.

Hotel California – The Eagles
Interpretation: Abraham Sarache

Now, take a look at the chords played in this interpretation of the song. With the aid of these chords, you will be able to play the song with no problem, including the sliding effects in the chorus played by Abraham Sarache.








This is a magnificent song to get started with. It is a popular song which has been played on a wealth of musical instruments, and now for the first time with the electric cuatro. Keep in mind that all of the interpretations are to be played just as well with an acoustic Cuatro. The effects are amazing, and if you happen to have an electric cuatro, then you will be able to give some extra kicks to this interpretation of the song.

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