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Six Essential Scales - Pentatonic/Major Pentatonic Chords
The Pentatonic/Major Pentatonic scale is one of the six essential scales that every ukulele player should know.
Here are the chords for all 15 Pentatonic/Major Pentatonic scales.
The scale formula, based on the major scale is:
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