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.

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Samurai banjo liked Tony Thomas's discussion The hard truths about Picayune Butler
Friday
Al Smitley replied to Strumelia's discussion A new Discussion - why
"I just don't know how to record.  I've done it before but can't remember how and never get around to relearning."
Feb 14
Strumelia replied to Strumelia's discussion A new Discussion - test
"Ok, looks like it functions today. so....  Here's a question to any one still around- Can you give some of the reasons you think you are not posting here anymore?  I mean reasons aside from "others are not posting lately".…"
Feb 14
Strumelia posted a discussion

A new Discussion - test

Testing to see if I can start a new discussion, it didn't work a few days ago.See More
Feb 14
Tom Taggart replied to Al Smitley's discussion Mistake?
"I still check the site. Good to see some others who are still around. Hi y'all!"
Feb 14
Al Smitley posted a video
Feb 12
Al Smitley replied to Al Smitley's discussion Mistake?
"I still check the site and have, in my mind, that I will post in the future."
Feb 12
Paul Draper replied to Al Smitley's discussion Mistake?
"Hi Strumelia! Nice to hear from you. I haven’t been here in a while."
Feb 12
Strumelia replied to Al Smitley's discussion Mistake?
"I tried to start a new discussion just to say hi, but I only get site errors. Trying out this Reply to an existing discussion, to see if anything still works here. Looks like this site might be dead now? Anyway... Hi."
Feb 12
Tom Taggart liked Paul Draper's video
Jul 14, 2023
Paul Draper posted a video

Essence Of Old Virginny.

A Frank B. Converse original from the Analytical Banjo Method, 1886.
Jul 13, 2023
Chris Prieto liked Paul Draper's video
Jun 30, 2023
Tom Taggart posted a photo
Jun 28, 2023
Al Smitley commented on Dave Culgan's video
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White Cat Black Cat

"I can access it."
Jun 24, 2023
Sule Greg Wilson commented on Dave Culgan's video
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White Cat Black Cat

" Is it just me, or is the video not here?"
Jun 12, 2023
Tom Taggart liked Paul Draper's video
Apr 23, 2023
Paul Draper posted a video

Joe Sweeney’s Jig / Matt Peel’s Walk Around

Joe Sweeney’s Jig - from Buckley 1860Matt Peel’s Walk Around - from Converse “yellow book” 1865
Apr 23, 2023
Joel Hooks commented on Rob MacKillop's video
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How to tie strings to bridge

"For some reason the video does not show up for me. That said, all of the videos I have seen on attaching strings have been WAY too complicated. For connecting to the peg I like to use the method taught in the Christopher Parkening Guitar Method,…"
Apr 20, 2023
CURTIS PAYNE shared Rob MacKillop's video on Facebook
Apr 17, 2023
Tom Taggart liked Paul Draper's video
Mar 29, 2023

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A new Discussion - why

Started by Strumelia in Uncategorized. Last reply by Al Smitley Feb 14. 2 Replies

Mistake?

Started by Al Smitley in Uncategorized. Last reply by Tom Taggart Feb 14. 6 Replies

someone trying to join here...

Started by Strumelia in Uncategorized. Last reply by Strumelia Jan 24, 2023. 2 Replies

Bell Boucher for Sale

Started by Judith in Classified. Last reply by Greg Terry Jan 8, 2023. 7 Replies

 
 
 

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