Watch the Major What? online guitar lesson by Corey Congilio from Solo Factory: Texas Blues

So, we’re really highlighting those more major color notes in this lick. In a rock n' roll type blues feel you’ll hear players weaving in and out of major and minor pentatonic sounds quite often. This is a good example of this. It’s also a good example of how the pentatonic sounds repeat so often on the guitar but never sound old. We start out sliding into the major 3rd sound C#. We then slide into the F# note that gives us the 6th sound. Notice that on strings 4 and 3 we’ll be repeating the same lick that we just played on strings 5 and 6. Not confusing I promise. It’s just repetitive. Great stuff. We finish it off with a straight up pentatonic lick right out of pattern 3. Buckle up for this one!

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