#1
I love his sound a true inspiration. i love him and zz top.
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#2
Hendrix you mean?
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#3
Hendricks? Isn't he the guitarist for Guns N' Roses?

Ohhhh you mean Hendrix...right...can't help you...
#4
Quote by silly6-string
I love his sound a true inspiration. i love him and zz top.


dont you mean CC top?
#5
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dont you mean CC top?



lol no ZZ top you ever heard of them?
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#6
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dont you mean CC top?


Lol.

I'm assuming he probably mostly used the Pentatonic scale with the blue note.
#7
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Lol.

I'm assuming he probably mostly used the Pentatonic scale with the blue note.


that is what i thought , just wanted to be sure.
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#10
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I read somewhere that he didn't know theory.


He didn't know much theory, but he did know boxes.

And the ones he used were pentatonic boxes. (mostly)
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#11
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I read somewhere that he didn't know theory.


I'm pretty sure you're right. I think I've read/heard that before too.
#12
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I read somewhere that he didn't know theory.


Just because someone doesn't know theory doesn't mean that they don't use scales, they just don't know that they are. Nearly all his solos are pentatonic based with added 'blue' noes like the major 3rd, flat 5th and major 6th.

I find that the same is true of just about all guitarists who "don't know theory"
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#13
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lol no ZZ top you ever heard of them?

ZZ Top? I thought that was a type of archtop for electric guitars.

Oh, wait. They were that soft rock ballad trio in the 50s right?
(j/k)

I'm thinking a combination of blues and pentatonic scales will suit you pretty well.
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#14
His work fell most often in the minor pentatonic scale, with some added notes from blues scales like the b5 and the major sixth added in. If you want to improvise like him, just use a lot of blues licks based in the pentatonic minor scale.

Just as a side note, ZZ Top would be similar; Billy Gibbons' playing is based almost entirely in the minor pentatonic, just use a bunch of double stops and pinch harmonics to try and get closer to his style.
#15
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Just because someone doesn't know theory doesn't mean that they don't use scales, they just don't know that they are. Nearly all his solos are pentatonic based with added 'blue' noes like the major 3rd, flat 5th and major 6th.

I find that the same is true of just about all guitarists who "don't know theory"


Any series of notes that don't repeat can be a scale. So everyone whether they know theory or not is using scales based on what sounds good. And if he didn't know his theory he wouldn't be using just pentatonics most likely. I'm sure he used them though.
#16
Basically, major scale and blues scale, like every other rock musician ever. It's not the scale; it's how you use it.
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#17
Hendricks was his original name, I believe.

Blues Scale. All you need.

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Hendricks was his original name, I believe.

Blues Scale. All you need.


No, he was born Hendrix, but with the first name of Johnny.
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#19
Hendrix Needs No Scales!!!!!!!!!!
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#20
Primarily major/minor pentatonic, with added notes.
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#21
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Hendrix Needs No Scales!!!!!!!!!!

That's true, mainly because he's dead

However, when he was alive he made extensive use of the minor pentatonic scale and it's variants.
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...when he was alive he made extensive use of the minor pentatonic scale and it's variants.


His life/career was wayyy too short. Shame that life issues play such a role in our lives .

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His life/career was wayyy too short. Shame that life issues play such a role in our lives .

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Weird how it's often the way...the flame that burns brightest also burns the shortest.

I can't begin to comprehend the injustice that means the likes of Hendrix, Bon Scott and Bruce Lee are no longer with us but Mick Hucknall is alive and well
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