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. Andi
    February 6th, 2014 @ 6:59 am

    Hi David,
    thanks for another classic lesson.
    I had an idea for another lesson:
    Black is the colour of my true loves hair. This is traditional and copyright free.
    A good one for a simple fingerpicked accompaniment.

    • David Hodge
      February 6th, 2014 @ 9:43 am

      Hi Andi

      And thanks for your kind words. “Black is the colour” is a great song and I’ll see what I can do about putting that lesson together. Be great for Valentine’s Day. Any particular key you’d like it in?


      • Andi
        April 10th, 2014 @ 10:43 am

        Hi David,
        thanks for your response,
        I am not really sure, what key would be best,
        I usually use a capo, if I like to change the key,
        or I just sing an octave deeper, if I don`t get
        high enough.

  2. lawrence
    February 14th, 2014 @ 3:09 pm

    Just a small detail about the “fill.” If you barre the 2 top strings with your index finger, it’s a lot easier and quicker to play those licks.

  3. Malcolm
    May 24th, 2014 @ 8:45 am

    Just curious What was the guitar used to play those beautiful sounds ?

  4. Al
    July 31st, 2015 @ 1:18 pm

    What about Tin Man?

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