Originally Posted by crazydrummerdude
Going back to the scale talk.. I started studying guitar scales because I thought I could become some guitar genius. I already have years of music theory under my belt and thought I could throw it down on guitar.
A couple months ago, I realized that (almost) every riff/solo is just a pentatonic with the root on your index on the low e. Seriously.. now, why didn't anyone tell me this before?
You can get fancy and use "blues" scales, which are basically minor pentatonics with the 3rd and 7th sharped.
You can also play those from the three possition which is the 7th fret A string ...just to change it up lol