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Eddie Tobin

There was some discussion a while ago about the banjo player Eddie Tobin. I have an old recording (1973) taken during a prolonged stay in t…

Started by John McAllister

15 Sep 7
Reply by Hal Allert

Sad news of the death of UK player Derek Lillywhite

Yesterday I received the sad news from his son, Huw.  I am sure that many members of the Classic Banjo Group and players in the UK will re…

Started by thereallyniceman

3 Sep 7
Reply by Hal Allert

Historically Correct Bridges Now For Sale

Pardon the blatant marketing but I thought you fine folks might like to know that I am now offering direct reproductions of several differe…

Started by Joel Hooks

3 Sep 7
Reply by Hal Allert

Missing Morley works

I expect that many of you (I might hope all of you) will have had a look at the "works of Joe Morley" elsewhere on this site.  This effort…

Started by Anthony Peabody

13 Sep 7
Reply by Hal Allert

Tom Barriball

Does anybody here know what gauges of fishing line Tom Barriball used as strings? Also, does anybody know the source of his tortoise shell…

Started by John Cohen

0 Sep 2

2017 Banjo Gathering

Dear Friends Since 1998, the Banjo Gathering (formerly the Banjo Collectors Gathering) has been the platform for sharing new scholarship an…

Started by Greg Adams

1 Aug 30
Reply by Trapdoor2

Help for non reader.

 I  was wary of posting this as I know most members are fluent sight readers and I have no desire to seem thick in any way, but I was hopin…

Started by Tom Campbell

9 Aug 19
Reply by Tom Campbell

Stars and Stripes : question

So, I have a digital score of Stars and Stripes Forever, for piano solo (by the way, poor, as some parts are missing and could be done easi…

Started by Rémi

9 Aug 16
Reply by Rémi

Peek-A-Boo Rag (1914)...Chas. L. Johnson

I'm gradually working my way through CLJ.s music and here's another pleasing rag. There's a nice change of tempo in bars 60-63 where he's i…

Started by Steve Harrison

2 Aug 12
Reply by Steve Harrison

Cum-Bac Rag (1911)...Charles L. Johnson

Whilst researching this tune, I came across a post from Marc made back in 2013 saying how it was one of his favourite Johnson rags and it's…

Started by Steve Harrison

14 Aug 12
Reply by Steve Harrison


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