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Essential Scales Tab

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Keep in mind, each scale can be moved up or down the neck. Also, be sure to follow the 
fingering provided, it will increase speed and accuracy (I:index M:middle R:ring P:pinky)

Pentatonic Scale (Key of Am)
e---------------------5-8---|
B-----------------5-8-------|
G-------------5-7-----------|
D---------5-7---------------|
A-----5-7-------------------|
E-5-8-----------------------|
  I P I R I R I R I P I P

Blues Scale (Key of A)
e-------------------------5-8-|
B---------------------5-8-----|
G---------------5-7-8---------|
D-----------5-7---------------|
A-----5-6-7-------------------|
E-5-8-------------------------|
  I P I M R I R I R P I P I P

Minor Scale (Key of Am)
e-----------------------------5-7-8-|
B-----------------------5-6-8-------|
G-----------------4-5-7-------------|
D-------------5-7-------------------|
A-------5-7-8-----------------------|
E-5-7-8-----------------------------|
  I R P I R P I R I M P I R P I R P

Major Scale (Key of A)

e--------------------------------7-9-10-|
B-------------------------7-9-10--------|
G-------------------6-7-9---------------|
D-------------6-7-9---------------------|
A-------5-7-9---------------------------|
E-5-7-9---------------------------------|
  I R P I R P I M P I M P I R P  I R P

OR

e---------------------------4-5-|
B-----------------------5-7-----|
G-----------------4-6-7---------|
D-----------4-6-7---------------|
A-----4-5-7---------------------|
E-5-7---------------------------|
  I R I M P I R P I R P I R I M
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gaberk00 15 wrote on May 15 2014, 10:37 am

These are definitely something every guitar player needs to memorize.

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