Re: the Allman Brothers's Scale
- Subject: Re: the Allman Brothers's Scale
- From: "Chris Hammond" <dawgawntired@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2003 21:01:41 -0500
I believe that scale is also called the Major Pentatonic scale
>Subject: Re: the Allman Brothers's Scale
>Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2003 20:00:38 EST
><< Not a blues scale. Not a blues pentatonic scale. Turns out they're
> playing the Irish pentatonic scale A,B,C#,E,F#. On the diatonic this
> can be played in 2nd position, but it's different than the blues 2nd
> position.There's only one bend.
> 1D 2B 2D 3Dbb 3D 4D 5B 6B 6D 7D 8B 8D 9B 10D >>
>lots of sothern rockers have used this scale, but so have many
>others...springsteen, thin lizzy, elvis costello.
>it's also the bass line intro to the temptations' classic "my girl". i
>this every so often for practice, and try and see how many positions i can
>play it in. besides second, the scale sits pretty well in other positions
>for at least one octave...first, third, and twelfth for sure. fourth and
>fifth, too. throw in an overdraw or overblow, and you get a couple of
>steven j gatorman
>Harp-l is sponsored by SPAH.
>Hosted by ValuePricehosting.com, www.valuepricehosting.com
Add photos to your messages with MSN 8. Get 2 months FREE*.
This archive was generated by a fusion of
Pipermail 0.09 (Mailman edition) and