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unlikely clifford essex Paragon pot?

I have the opportunity to buy what im told is a genuine 1913 Clifford essex Paragon 5 string banjo but to me the rim and resonator looks ve…

Started by Jordan Kay

7 Jun 12
Reply by Jody Stecher

Arranging Music from Piano to Banjo

Hi Everyone-- In the early 20th C. people commonly arranged piano music for banjo. I would like to develop that skill but don't really kno…

Started by Jim Abrams

8 May 7, 2021
Reply by Byron Thomas

Frank Converse on Horace Weston.

This excerpt is from Frank Converse's "Banjo Reminiscences" series published in "The Cadenza" in the late 1890's-early 1900's. His comments…

Started by Carl Anderton

4 Sep 7, 2020
Reply by Samurai Banjo

Someting's strange.

Ok, I have watched this video many times and I am interested in this groups thoughts before I comment.

Started by Joel Hooks

22 Jun 25, 2016
Reply by John Cohen

Death of S. S. Stewart.

from The Cadenza, May-June 1898. ___________________________________ S. S. Stewart, the well-known banjo manufacturer, died very suddenly…

Started by Carl Anderton

9 Dec 1, 2015
Reply by Joel Hooks

Base Ball and Banjos?

I rarely run across a bicycle theme banjo piece. Base Ball titles don't seem to show up so often to me. Are there any I am missing (very p…

Started by Joel Hooks

10 Oct 2, 2015
Reply by Chris Cioffi

What happened to FRETWIRE Magazine?

I was being taught Classic Banjo in the 1970s-1980 by Chris Sands here in the UK and at that time there was a magazine called FRETWIRE. The…

Started by thereallyniceman

16 Aug 30, 2015
Reply by Andy Spencer

Yankee Land

After watching Eric's video, I thought I would post a TAB file for the group. This is both parts...so go find a duet partner!!

Started by Trapdoor2

12 Jul 19, 2015
Reply by steve leuschner

Van Eps' "Dixie Medley"

I can't recall if we've looked for these dots or not...and naturally, my collection is packed away. I was listening to "Dixie Medley" toda…

Started by Trapdoor2

40 Dec 29, 2014
Reply by Hal Allert

Joe Morley's Banjo for sale?

On the banjo hangout, Joe Morley's banjo for sale. http://www.banjohangout.org/classified/20790   Without wanting to offend the original po…

Started by Adam

7 Nov 25, 2014
Reply by Tim Hird


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