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El Recuerdo

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El Recuerdo (The Memory) by Gustavo Santaolalla, is from the soundtrack of Narcos: Mexico. The whole thing is a treasure trove of gorgeous, minimalist pieces by Santaolalla. The 'Mexico' show was excellent too. Within the 1st episode, you'll be quickly reminded that Narcos and Narcos: Mexico are two of the best series ever created.

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Gear used

This is a pretty crazy one-of-a-kind Taylor guitar; sinker-redwood and bloodwood. It belongs to a collector friend mine. You can find a current list of my personal gear here.

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How to play El Recuerdo | fingerstyle guitar

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The guitar tab for this piece is beautifully written across two pages. It may look easy, but due to the stretched-out chord positions, I recommend this song for intermediate guitar players and up. I hope you enjoy playing this as much as I do!

The guitar tab is available below:

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Matthew's dad, Jennifer's husband, bass player - New Invisible Joy, YouTuber, short-film composer, creator of modern content for guitar.