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October is GOURD BANJO MONTH ! Show the love!

I just decided. Because October is the month of Halloween and pumpkins and squash and old hollow/hallow things, even the O in October is ro…

Started by Strumelia

91 Oct 28, 2018
Reply by M'lou Brubaker

Davy Crockett

saw this: https://www.greenevillesun.com/news/local_news/state-park-plays-notes-from-the-past/article_a3d117b4-a8ce-5f19-a107-aeb72fef860b.…

Started by Strumelia

13 Jan 19, 2018
Reply by Strumelia

Earliest known music from Jamaica

This stuff is pretty beautiful and wonderful. Try some of it out on our banjers maybe?  Especially appropriate for gourd banjers or akontin…

Started by Strumelia

6 Oct 22, 2016
Reply by Strumelia

(SOLD) $400: Menzies gourd banjer for sale

This is Jeff Menzies gourd banjo, #67 made in 2005: http://jeffreymenzies.com/instruments/instruments-gourd-banjo-67/ http://jeffreymenzies…

Started by Strumelia

0 Apr 14, 2016

Busking and Play-for-Pay - Our Experience; What about yours?

I'm part of a trio, and we do mid-19th century music at events and historic sites in Louisiana, east Texas, Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississipp…

Started by Charles Edward Lee

5 Apr 7, 2015
Reply by Charles Edward Lee

Guitars shortly after the CW, Mike Seeger

I thought this was good reading, but it's just an excerpt from Mike Seeger's liner notes...I don't have the cd, but it sounds awesome (earl…

Started by Strumelia

2 Aug 7, 2014
Reply by Rob Morrison

gourd banjo building

I will be building my first gourd banjo soon. I have the gourd and will soon have a neck and goat skin. Does anyone know where you find the…

Started by jamie gans

9 May 4, 2012
Reply by Moschella Banjos

Did I buy the right cd?

I bought this little book with its accompanying CD:   http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/097003380X I thought the cd would have quite a few…

Started by Strumelia

3 Aug 9, 2011
Reply by Strumelia

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