Minstrel Banjo

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"The episode referred to was a banjo contest in St. Louis against a "western champion…"

Carl Anderton replied Nov 2, 2012 to Rice Vs Briggs?

30 Jan 17, 2017
Reply by Manfred Kilian

"I would opine that since most of the banjos in your pictures are 1860's and 70's, sc…"

Carl Anderton replied Oct 30, 2012 to Let's Talk Minstrel's Banjos

9 Nov 5, 2012
Reply by Dan'l

"Wow, some national exposure we're getting here.  Kudos to Dave, Joe, Bob and Greg.…"

Carl Anderton replied Sep 3, 2012 to AP article about modern interest in early minstrelsy and Civil War era music

23 Sep 19, 2012
Reply by David Dishneau

"High Daddy has a great melody but the lyrics are way over the top. http://levysheet…"

Carl Anderton replied Aug 31, 2012 to An Emmett Walk-Arounds

6 Sep 6, 2012
Reply by Michael Pasquerette

"I've looked them over and played a few, such as "Greenbacks!" (1863).  A very "drama…"

Carl Anderton replied Aug 31, 2012 to An Emmett Walk-Arounds

6 Sep 6, 2012
Reply by Michael Pasquerette

"Nicholas, if your woodworking skills are in the beginning stages, mine are in their…"

Carl Anderton replied Aug 24, 2012 to Case/Gig bag for Menzies banjo?

10 Aug 24, 2012
Reply by Genford Brewington

"Beautiful banjo, beautiful case...but perhaps a trifle on the bulky side?  Not altog…"

Carl Anderton replied Aug 24, 2012 to Case/Gig bag for Menzies banjo?

10 Aug 24, 2012
Reply by Genford Brewington

"I have a Menzies 13-inch tackhead that fits fine into a regular hard-shell case as w…"

Carl Anderton replied Aug 24, 2012 to Case/Gig bag for Menzies banjo?

10 Aug 24, 2012
Reply by Genford Brewington

"I dunno about the "easy" part...but I suspect it's like putting on a head with hooks…"

Carl Anderton replied Aug 22, 2012 to Installing a head with tacks.

3 Aug 22, 2012
Reply by Matthew Mickletz

"One also might consider the lightness of the early banjo. That and playing for the m…"

Carl Anderton replied Aug 21, 2012 to Straps

15 Jul 16, 2013
Reply by Wes Merchant

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