Ten different scales with appropriate licks
example 5: mixolyDian moDe (r-2-3-4-5-6-b7) The Mixolydian mode is the fifth mode of the Major scale. It fits perfectly with dominant 7 chords as essentially it’s the Major scale with its 7th degree flattened. Most blues guitarists will rarely play it as a scale from bottom to top sequentially. Instead melodies are improvised using string bending and other
3 techniques that make the scale come alive. If you prefer, you can think of the Mixolydian as the major and minor Pentatonic scales combined, but with the b3rd removed. This scale fingering is nice and easy to play in triplets. The lick uses all of the notes of the Mixolydian mode, but breaks them up to give you an idea of how to create phrase with it.