Rotosound RS665LD Swing Bass 66, Long Scale, Standard, 5-String, 45-130
This is the string that James How and John Entwistle perfected into what was to become the industry standard. The bright punchy high energy sound this string offered and so much a big part of early rock music as we know it, quickly grew in popularity to all four corners of the globe and remains the leading contender to this present day.
The most popular Roundwound bass string ever! The Rotosound Swing Bass 66 bass guitar string was introduced in 1962. The Swing Bass 66 is the most popular Roundwound bass string ever. Rotosound was the first string company to produce this kind of string. Introduced in 1962 it changed the sound of the instrument instantly. The favourite string of many players including Billy Sheehan, John Paul Jones and Geddy Lee. Available in all popular gauges and scale lengths. The steel used to produce these strings is unique, combined with a highly secretive manufacturing process. Gauge: 45 65