#1
I have been playing for 3 months now and i'm getting bored of playing songs and would like to write a blues song. I have learnt a bit of theory about writing in keys and what chords work together and chord progressions.

Questions:
1.Im make the key of the song in Am and I'm going to use 12 bar blues (Am,Dm,Emaj) should i use dominant 7th chords for any of them?
2.What scale should i use to solo in?
3.should i learn the scale all over the neck or just in box position to keep it simple?
4.any idea on how to fit the lyrics to the chords?
5.suggest a strumming patern?

p.s
incase you need to know i know the pentatonic minor,blues,major(Ionian) scales but only in basic box position.

Thanks a lot for your answers.
#2
If your playing in mostly Am then try hte A minor Pentatonic, but and octave up for your soloing.
#3
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