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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The Beatles And I Love Her Lesson

Song Lesson: The Beatles And I Love Her

By the summer of 1964 The Beatles were going strong! They had made their American appearance on Ed Sullivan the winter before and Beatlemania was at its peak. This was a year before their music began to branch out with new instruments and even drug experimentation. At this point they were still playing standard rock tunes and ballads like “And I Love Her.” Here is a guitar lesson on how to play this song with its great chord changes and percussive rhythm.

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The Darkness live. Justin Hawkins, Dan Hawkins, Frankie Poullain

The Darkness “I Believe in a Thing Called Love” Guitar Lesson

The Darkness released “I Believe in a Thing Called Love” back in 2003, but it sounds like a song that could have been released in the ’60s or ’80s. It has all the hallmarks of a hard-rocking blues tune, but it also doesn’t take itself too seriously. Between the lead singers’ falsetto vocals and the quirky video, the band even leans into the silly aspect of the Rockstar sound, perhaps that’s why it was such a hit. Here is a quick song lesson on how to play this fun rock song “I Believe in a Thing Called Love”

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