This simple arrangement of Green Day’s “Time of Your Life” is a great lesson on letting the notes dictate how you pick them, instead of relying solely on downstroke picking or alternate picking.
About David Hodge
Since joining Guitar Noise in November 1999, David has written over a thousand articles, lessons, interviews and reviews. He also serves as the site's Managing Editor, supervising all content in addition to the continued writing of his own lessons and articles. In April 2013, David joined the writing staff of Answers.com, heading up their Guitar Pages. And if that wasn't enough to keep him busy, David contributes to regularly Acoustic Guitar Magazine. He is also the author of seven instructional books, the most recent being Idiot’s Guide: Guitar Theory.