Minstrel Banjo

For enthusiasts of early banjo

A resource and gathering site for people interested in playing and constructing early banjos, and the history of minstrel music in America.

The Resources Page

The Resources page has now been added to the menu!  Under this you can find Lessons, Books and references of different types, websites, and additional documents. 

 

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Strumelia replied to Strumelia's discussion October is GOURD BANJO MONTH ! Show the love!
"Well it sure sounds good, and has got to be the thickest banjo bridge i've seen.  Some might feel that wood from an old piano would have some good effect in terms of sound transmission- maybe even on a piece of wood as small as a bridge…"
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Mark Weems replied to Tim Twiss's discussion John's Book "I Like That Good Old Song"
"I second that emotion! A very useful book to bring to events."
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Roscoe, Lee & Abadie perform Josephus Orange Blossom at the Historic New Orleans Collection

"Fun!   This popular song/story theme continues on today in various forms.  Well done, gentlemen.  :)"
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Leonidas (Lee) Jones replied to Tim Twiss's discussion John's Book "I Like That Good Old Song"
"I agree. I have found it to be invaluable."
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John Masciale replied to Tim Twiss's discussion John's Book "I Like That Good Old Song"
"Thanks Tim.  Here is the link to our web page. http://www.tincremona.com/tin_cremona7_003.htm"
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John's Book "I Like That Good Old Song"

If you do not have one yet, you should get one. John and Elaine put out this fine collection. Useful cool songs.John you should post a link here to the best place to get one from.See More
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Roscoe, Lee & Abadie performing Lubly Fan at the Historic New Orleans Collection

"Thank you for the kind comments. John Hodges' range of travel seems to have been primarily in the Philadelphia area, with some forays into New York City. He is an interesting gentleman. Why, we like him and this song so well, we would almost be…"
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Look Park, Florence Mass at Look Park

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Any Southern New Enlanders, we will be at Look Park in Florence Mass this weekend. Stop by in the Confederate camp and look me up.
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John's Book "I Like That Good Old Song"

Started by Tim Twiss in Uncategorized. Last reply by Mark Weems 53 minutes ago. 3 Replies

Playing for the dead

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St. Albans Raid

Started by Leonidas (Lee) Jones in Uncategorized. Last reply by Paul Draper Sep 24. 2 Replies

Minstrel Boy

Started by Tom Ward in Uncategorized. Last reply by Strumelia Sep 16. 2 Replies

 
 
 

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