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It's all a load of pentatonics.
It all a load of pentatonics. The ubiquitous pentatonic scale endorsed by pub rock bands and noodlers
goes a long way for that trad rock sound and is the number one scale. The truth is playing the
pentatonic scale as a five note scale isn't what the great guitarists do. BB King Jimi Hendrix Eric Clapton all use supplementary notes and use micro tonal and step bends to play more interesting sounds and don't forget that awareness of chord structure around which their great phrasing rest. So if anyone says It all a load of pentatonics beware.