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The Banjo At The South Pole

This is an edited version of a slightly longer piece whose origin is unknown to me. When Bill Evans and I do a Secret Life Of Banjos concer…

Started by Jody Stecher in Uncategorized

5 Dec 7, 2010
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Vital Mental Medicine: Shackleton's Banjo

Not heard this yet - it's on the BBC website... As his ship was sinking through the Antarctic pack-ice, Ernest Shackleton allowed each mem…

Started by Russ Chandler in Uncategorized

0 Dec 7, 2010

OBITUARY: Olly Oakley is dead BMG Feb 1943

We had a recent discussion about Olly Oakley, Banjo Giant. Here is a little more about him. Sorry it is a large PDF file, but I can't seem…

Started by thereallyniceman in Uncategorized

3 Dec 6, 2010
Reply by Rob MacKillop

New child arriving soon...must prepare a hiding spot.

Yes, I've bought yet another banjo. =:^O   I'll post pix when she arrives...but given she is swimming over from the UK, I don't expect her…

Started by Trapdoor2 in Uncategorized

14 Dec 2, 2010
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Snakes and Ladders by TBj score needed.. anyone anywhere help please?

I have been looking for ages, with no luck, for  Snakes and Ladders   by Tarrant Bailey Junior.  I am not 100% certain that it was publishe…

Started by thereallyniceman in Uncategorized

2 Nov 27, 2010
Reply by marc dalmasso

Richard Ineson's Condition

I have today, spoken to Bernadette, Richard's wife.She has been able to give me an update on Richard's condition.He has had a triple bypass…

Started by Paul Tombs in Uncategorized

2 Nov 25, 2010
Reply by thereallyniceman

Classic Banjo Music Store

Friends, it is with great pride and financial pleasure that I announce today the opening of the Classic Banjo Music Store. This store is th…

Started by Hal Allert in Uncategorized

23 Nov 25, 2010
Reply by Rob MacKillop

Giant Banjo!

Just bought a 78 from eBay. It's a single sided Zonophone serial X-46276 featuring Olly Oakly playing a tune called "El Capitan".What I'm i…

Started by Russ Chandler in Uncategorized

5 Nov 23, 2010
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Richard Ineson Health.

 I have been informed today that Richard Ineson has suffered a heart attack. He is, I understand in a Middlesborough hospital. I am sure…

Started by Paul Tombs in Uncategorized

5 Nov 10, 2010
Reply by Jody Stecher

Proper Bridges

I've been making bridges for myself since I stopped using wire.  I thought that I would make up a few to take to the gathering and see if a…

Started by Joel Hooks in Uncategorized

3 Nov 8, 2010
Reply by Christian Stanfield

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