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The Mixolydian Scale

Mixolydian scale

 

The mixolydian mode consists of:
  • Whole step
  • Whole step
  • Half step
  • Whole step
  • Whole step
  • Half step
  • Whole step

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Bass lesson - mixolydian scale for bass
 

The mixolydian scale has the same series of tones and semitones as the major scale, except the seventh degree is a semitone lower.
 

Songs in Mixolydian mode:
 

  • Let it loose (The Rolling Stones)
  • Sweet Home Alabama (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
  • Sweet Child o' Mine (Guns 'n' Roses)
  • Norwegian Wood (The Beatles)