Chrissie Hynde Guitar String Ribbon

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Awareness ribbon made out of Chrissie Hynde’s donated silver colored guitar string, by jeweler and 2x breast cancer survivor Elisa Guida.  Ribbon is app. 2″ and contains the gold colored ferrule from Chrissie’s string.  Comes with a 16, 18, 20, 22 or 24″ finished leather chord with lobster clasp. This is a special order and takes 4-5 weeks to complete. These are hand made and may vary slightly.

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Chrissie Hynde came to fame as the frontwoman for the Pretenders. Hits “Brass in Pocket” and “My City Was Gone” became rock anthems in the 1970s and ’80s.

Singer, songwriter, and guitarist Chrissie Hynde was born September 7, 1951, in Akron, Ohio. Her band, The Pretenders, got together in the late 1970s and released a self-titled album in 1980. She and bandmate James Honeyman-Scott penned the group’s first hit, “Brass in Pocket.” Subsequent releases produced the hit songs “Middle of the Road,” “Show Me” and “I’ll Stand by You.”

Singer, songwriter and guitarist Christine Ellen Hynde was born on September 7, 1951, in Akron, Ohio. Hynde was one of the leading women in rock in the 1980s and ’90s as the lead singer of the Pretenders. After studying art at Kent State University for a time, she took off for London, England, where she discovered the emerging new rock genre called “punk.”

The Pretenders got together in the late 1970s and released a self-titled album in 1980. Hynde and bandmate James Honeyman-Scott penned the group’s first hit, “Brass in Pocket.” Subsequent releases produced the hit songs “Middle of the Road,” “Show Me” and “Back on the Chain Gang” (from 1984’s Learning to Crawl); and “Don’t Get Me Wrong” (from 1986’s Get Close); as well as 1994’s “I’ll Stand by You.”

In 2005 the group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In 2015 Hynde released the autobiography Reckless: My Life as a Pretender.

 

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