David Hodge

Since joining Guitar Noise in 1999, David has written over a thousand articles, lessons, interviews and reviews here. He also serves as the site's Managing Editor, supervising all content in addition to the continued writing of his own lessons and articles. And if that wasn't enough to keep him busy, David is also the author of seven instructional books, the most recent being Idiot’s Guide: Guitar Theory.

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  1. Angel L Trinidad
    September 23rd, 2013 @ 11:25 am

    Dear Mr. David Hodge, You are the reason I have not given up trying to learn how to express myself through my “six strings”. You make the subject of learning Music Theory, a challenge for most, easy!

  2. Mark Mills
    December 10th, 2013 @ 7:50 am

    David –
    I have found a capoed version of this which allows open chords. I think this adds to the “free and easy” feeling I hear when this song is on the radio. I’ll pass it along ASAP.

  3. David Teer
    August 2nd, 2016 @ 3:57 pm

    I just cannot do barre chords. I can do an A7 but my fingers just won’t allow it. I need guidance. I can play Dust in The wind, if you could read my mind,
    Let it be…. Songs with just basic chords… I do not consider me being a musician. I want to be… I can play rhythm but I just basic. I would Love to play this song… I tried…. gave up. Supposed to be easy. Discouraged for sure. So browsing saw this…