Stanley Clarke with Rotosound's Martyn and James How 1976

Martyn and James How meet with Stanley Clarke up in London at The Old Grey Whistle Test whilst he was with the band ‘Return to Forever’

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The Stranglers Rattus Norvegicus

The Stranglers release Rattus Norvegicus. Bassist JJ Burnel powerful basslines come courtesy of Rotosound Swing Bass strings.

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Siouxsie and the Banshees

Siouxsie and the Banshees use Rotosound strings

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Billy Sheehan introduction to Rotosound catalogue 1989

Billy Sheehan introduces the Bass Guitar Strings section of Rotosound/Superwound’s 1989 product catalogue

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Spacer in development 1986

James How’s innovations continue with the development of black Spacer strings. The inventive use of anodised wraps on these strings prevent corrosion but it won’t be until 1989..Read More

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Mark King Rotosound Funkmaster advert 1986

The Funkmaster

Superwound release a light-top, medium-bottom gauge of steel bass strings announcing that: “Mark King, Britain’s premier funk bass player, uses and recommends the Superwound 606F Funkmaster..Read More

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The Slits Tessa Pollitt female punk new wave Rotosound strings

Tessa Pollitt of The Slits with Rotosound strings fitted to her Precision Bass

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Superwound Star Players Leaflet

Bands such as Duran Duran, Spandau Ballet, Culture Club and Tear for Fears help define the sound of the early eighties with the emergence of The..Read More

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The String with the Sting. The Police bassist Superwound Superwound advert

The Linea™ concept is replicated throughout the Superwound range with the 505 series proving popular with Sting from The Police who are having massive worldwide success..Read More

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