As you learn to play this fingerstyle arrangement of Wake Me Up When September Ends, be sure to frequently return to the performance as a good reference point and guide.
This is the full fingerstyle guitar lesson for Wake Me Up When September Ends by Green Day.
This song was released in 2005 as the fourth single from the band’s hugely successful album American Idiot. It was written by the frontman Billie Joe Armstrong and the song is about the death of his father when Billie Joe was just ten years old. The song reached the number six spot on the Billboard Hot 100.
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