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How to Play a C Major Scale on Bass Guitar

Learn how to play the C major scale on the bass guitar from musician John Sutton in this online guitar lesson from Howcast.

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The C Major scale is going to be all the notes without any sharp or flat notes, just the basic note names. C is the third fret on the A string. You play the open D one string away. You play E second fret on the D string. F is the third fret on the D string. Open G. A is the second fret on the G. B is 4th fret, and that brings us back to C, 5th fret. And that's a C major scale on the bass guitar.

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