American Idiot

Animated American Idiot tab by Green Day on guitar. So easy you'll be playing in minutes.

This Greenday song is easy to play - the only real difficulty is getting the speed into your chord changes.

The song uses simple powerchords for most of the riffs. Notice that occasionally they do a simple strum across the 3 top open strings instead of playing a powerchord. If that's too tricky for you to start with, just play another powerchord again instead, like in the other riffs. It still sounds fine, and you can work on the open-string strums later.

The solo uses octaves to follow the melody line and then breaks into a fairly simple little riff. Practice it to get the speed!

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