April 25, 2014

Contact Billi Stryng.

Hi Folks. Please enter your contact details and a short message below and I will try to answer your query as soon as possible.

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March 27, 2014

The embarrassing plectrum.

Ladies and Gentlemen, there is nothing more embarrasing than standing in front of a festival audience of 100 thousand people, going for the mega solo and ……..ping! Your plectrum jumps out of your fingers into the 3rd dimension. Where else would it be? You look down and it’s nowhere to be seen. And you look for your roadie (sorry, I meant guitar technician) and he’s busy taking down the email address of a beautiful blonde.

Plectrum slider

So what is the solution? (more…)

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March 18, 2013

Back in the Day.

Did you know modern guitar has very ancient roots? There are 3000 year old stone carvings showing stringed instruments that can be seen as the ancestors of the Strat and Martin, but the origins could be older than that. And many different cultures have contributed to the story.

Greece, Persia, North Africa, India, Scandinavia, Germany, Spain. All of these countries and civilisations have used stringed instruments not dissimilar to the guitar to make music. (more…)

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March 1, 2013


I am going start a list of guitar heroes, with an emphasis on the less well known players. So let me know if you have a favorite player we should be bathing in our spotlight.

Who do you think is the best of the new generation of players? And what makes him or her so good?

Or maybe you know about a great player that never gets a mention in the press.

And I am going to kick of with a few of my lesser known favourites. Let me know what you think.

Richard Thompson

Albert King

Ibrahim Ag Alhabib

Davy Graham

Alan Wilson

John Fahey

Derek Trucks




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