Minstrel Banjo

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"Hi Dan'l,  Well, I'd always assumed that pre-Civil War banjos were pretty rare birds…"

Bob Sayers replied Aug 7, 2014 to Another "Stupid" Question

38 Oct 8, 2014
Reply by John Cohen

"I've attached four early banjo ads from the late 1840s and early 1850s.  Several thi…"

Bob Sayers replied Aug 7, 2014 to Another "Stupid" Question

38 Oct 8, 2014
Reply by John Cohen

"John,  I may have overstated the case last night for banjos being sold in German and…"

Bob Sayers replied Aug 7, 2014 to Another "Stupid" Question

38 Oct 8, 2014
Reply by John Cohen

"I can add a little to the discussion here, based on some unfinished research I start…"

Bob Sayers replied Aug 6, 2014 to Another "Stupid" Question

38 Oct 8, 2014
Reply by John Cohen

"During the earlier discussion, I spent a fair amount of time searching for evidence…"

Bob Sayers replied Jul 22, 2014 to Female Minstrel Players

18 Jul 24, 2014
Reply by Strumelia

"I knew there would be an occasion to re-post this cartoon from Punch.  I apologize i…"

Bob Sayers replied Jul 22, 2014 to Female Minstrel Players

18 Jul 24, 2014
Reply by Strumelia

"If memory serves me, the Sweeney banjo in the collections of the Natural History Mus…"

Bob Sayers replied Jul 10, 2014 to The Original Sweeney Banjo

21 Jul 12, 2014
Reply by Al Smitley

"Paul, I think it's fair to assume that enslaved Africans brought virtually nothing w…"

Bob Sayers replied Jul 7, 2014 to Rank beginner to Minstrel style playing

34 Jul 7, 2014
Reply by Greg Adams

"Thanks, Greg, for re-posting that banjo-roots-research page.  I'm firmly in the "out…"

Bob Sayers replied Jul 7, 2014 to Rank beginner to Minstrel style playing

34 Jul 7, 2014
Reply by Greg Adams

"Paul (and Dane), Thanks for the input.  It hadn't occurred to me to think about West…"

Bob Sayers replied Jul 3, 2014 to Rank beginner to Minstrel style playing

34 Jul 7, 2014
Reply by Greg Adams

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