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Black Magic Woman by Santana

    Difficulty: Intermediate 

    In the first solo riff, Carlos Santana is playing in the key of Dm, which means that the solo is based off of the D Pentatonic Minor scale.

    Remember, the Dm would be in the 1st position, the Gm would be in the 4th position, and the Am would be in the 5th position.

    Solo 1

    Guitar 1:

    The beginning of this solo is played by itself, which sets up the rest of the solo.

    Guitar 2:

    This guitar would be considered a keyboard part, but in this case, it can logically be played on the guitar.


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