Electric Guitar Strings


Six decades of development and road testing from the world’s leading musicians has lead to our range of electric guitar strings. From smooth Pure Nickels to cutting British Steels, we make a guitar string for everyone.

Bass Guitar Strings

Where Rotosound made its name! Since the sixties we’ve been creating innovative designs that provide players with an unrivalled tone and quality of bass guitar string.

Acoustic Guitar Strings

With a wide range of materials and gauges, we have the perfect string for every acoustic guitar, from our sonically-rich Jumbo King sets to our innovative contact-core Super Bronze range.

Traditional Strings

More than sixty years of string making expertise goes into our traditional instrument strings. From banjos to bouzoukis, violins to double basses, our range of strings cater for the student and the professional alike.


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Thin Lizzy, “The Boys Are Back In Town” Guitar Lesson

The Irish rock band Thin Lizzy has some great songs to study in your guitar lessons. While predominantly known for blues rock, they also mixed a variety of genres into their music. Besides being riff and power chord heavy they used extended jazz chords and even had traditional folk music as inspiration. One of their best song examples to learn how to play guitar with is the popular hit “The Boys Are Back in Town.”

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Song Lesson: Paul McCartney’s ‘Wonderful Christmastime’

For many years in the music industry it was common to record Christmas covers and even try creating a new classic on occasion. Paul McCartney was one of the handful of artists to succeed with a tune that still sees heavy rotation to this day. In this song lesson we will show you how to play “Wonderful Christmastime” on your guitar.

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Oasis “Wonderwall” Guitar Lesson

The Oasis song “Wonderwall” is one of the most streamed 90’s songs on Spotify. Since its release it has never slowed in popularity. One of the reasons it is so enduring is that it has all the classic hallmarks of 90’s Britpop and Alternative music. The tune “Wonderwall” falls into the category of beginner guitar songs, and it is one of the beginner song lessons that will also prepare you for similar hits of the era.

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