green day time of your life help please

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green day time of your life help please

Post by mattguitar » January 17th, 2006, 2:22 am

Hi all

I remember seeing somewhere a video lesson about playing the intro for this - I know the chords shapes ok but I am struggling getting the opening picking pattern right.

Anyone either know where i can find this lesson, or know the song well enough to give me a pointer?

thanks a lot , in advance,

Matt

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Post by bobblehat » January 17th, 2006, 3:48 am

this is it:Intro/Verse
G CHORD

E3
A
D00
G
B3
E

C CHORD

E
A3
D22
G
B3
E

D CHORD

E
A
D0
G22
B3
E

Bridge is Em ,D ,C ,G twice
Chorus is Em,G,Em,G,Em,D,G

Apologies for the dodgy looking tab!
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Post by mattguitar » January 17th, 2006, 3:49 am

thanks but i have all that already - I am looking for the picking pattern not the chords.

cheers anyway

Matt

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Post by bobblehat » January 17th, 2006, 4:02 am

PICKING PATTERN ABOVE

eg.

first note = E string third fret
second note = open D string
third note = B string third fret
fourth note = open D string

etc.

hope this helps
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Post by mattguitar » January 17th, 2006, 4:07 am

love to see it tabbed out - anyone got it?

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Post by bobblehat » January 17th, 2006, 4:15 am

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Post by Morpheus » January 21st, 2006, 2:30 pm

If my memory serves me right, I think David Hodge recently did an article on this song in Acoustic Guitar magazine. I can't seem to locate it now. I believe it was the January 2006 issue, if you know anyone who has it.

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Post by Pamparius » January 21st, 2006, 4:10 pm

It may be this page.

http://www.guitartutoronline.com/ :!:

If you check out the menu, you'll see the free-songs section. The song isthere.
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Post by MaxRumble » January 22nd, 2006, 5:58 am

Cheers,

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Post by art&lutherie » January 22nd, 2006, 1:29 pm

David did in fact to a lesson on it in the Janruary issue oe Acoustic Guitar it is available via back order. To mimic it just cross pick a little bit.
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Post by martin-6 » January 23rd, 2006, 7:21 am

I can't remember if I got this from a site or if I tabbed it myself... either way it is close as dammit to the song!

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   G             G             Cadd9         D
E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|------3-------------3-------------3-------------3-------|
G|----0---0---0-----0---0---0-----0---0---0-----2---2---2-|
D|----------0-------------0-------------2----0--------0---|
A|-----------------------------3--------------------------|
E|-3-------------3----------------------------------------| 

Use thumb for E, A, D strings, index for G and middle for B. When the chords change to Em - D - Cadd9 - G you just keep the same pattern.

Also it can be nice to not always pick it exactly but try to blend precision with some random strums or picking multiple strings - mix it up a bit.

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