In early 1972, fueled by the worldwide success of the ever-popular Slinky electric guitar strings, the Ernie Ball "Earthwood" acoustic brand was born. Following the folk-rock, acoustic guitar boom of the mid to late 1960s, acoustic music and acoustic guitars, in particular, were becoming highly influential in contemporary music. Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Kingston Trio, Crosby Stills & Nash, and hard rock pioneers Led Zeppelin were all enamored with an acoustic voice putting forth landmark recordings that helped shape popular music as we know it.
Made from 80% copper, 20% zinc wire wrapped around hex shaped tin plated steel core wire. The most popular acoustic guitar strings provide a crisp, ringing sound with pleasing overtones
Gauges .011, .015, .022w, .030, .042, .052
Gauges .012, .016, .024w, .032, .044, .054
Gauges .013, .017, .026, .034 .046, .056