Watch the 4 On The Floor online guitar lesson by David Hamburger from Blues Architect

Freddie King is a champ when it comes to root targeting. It's part of why, when you listen to him, you might think, "aw, that's just pentatonics," but when you get in there and try to figure some of it out, you start to realize, "oh, hey, wait a second..." Within a palette of just major and minor pentatonic, King uses phrasing and root targeting to shape his solos. Visit Freddie King online at

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