"A lot the strings on offer these days are way too thick and some of the fourth strings pose a threat to the structural integrity of old banjos not fitted with a truss rod. They also sound 'dead' and 'slides' are impossible to…"
"I think that it was Cam's mate, J.W. Whittaker who discussed, in the correspondence columns of B.M.G. the question of pseudonym's being used by Cammeyer on some of his compositions. Some of the names mentioned were, Nickolds, Agnes…"
"It being the Bank holiday and nothing much happening I went through the mouldering pile of Cammeyer music today, MacNaughton's list appeared in the May 1963 B.M.G. by the way. I have 166 pieces by Cam including some Mss which might never have…"
"MacNaughton listed Cammeyer's output in one his 'Fives Court' articles in the B.M.G in the mid 1960s I think, correspondence followed from readers who filled in some gaps but I cannot remember the total number. I haven't counted…"
"There is sound science behind pork being taboo, in ancient times it was noticed that people who ate pork sometimes went blind or mad or both, of course they weren't aware of the cause at the time so a blanket ban was put on eating the flesh of…"
"I would imagine that a lot of the banjo gatherings would be quite soft focus judging from Cam's reminiscences. The firelight would have also been reflected from Annie's diamonds her father being a prominent jeweller on fashionable Jermyn…"
"A nice selection of Cam's work, my favourite amongst them is the 'Fireside Idyll' , very sensitively played. I could just picture Annie and Cam by the fire on a winter's evening, the flames reflected in the varnish of the…"