Hotel California Solo

This perennial favorite solo played by Don Felder and Joe Walsh demonstrates three different minor scales: Natural Minor, the Dorian scale and Harmonic Minor. It’s a perfect example of how to use these in scales in an Pentatonic framework along with classic rock phrasing.

Jam Track: Hotel California Jam Track (Option Click on a Mac to download and save. Right click on a PC to download and save.)

Tab: Hotel CA

Solo Fast & Slow:


Solo Breakdown:

  1. mowgli_ph says:

    Hey Paul this is a great classic tune for putting in and practicing your vibrato concepts, love it! , will be practicing this tomorrow! :-) Thanks

    • Paul H says:

      Thanks for joining! Great to have you on board. I agree, Hotel California is awesome for practicing classic rock techniques, and it’s one of my favorite melodic solos of all time. Feel free to drop me a line if you have any questions or problems.

  2. mowgli_ph says:

    cool! thanks again Paul.


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