August 2012 Blog Posts (3)

About Old City Coffee

Hey Banjo lovers! Old City Coffee is so pleased to join you in this online community. We are a Philadelphia-based coffee roasting company and cafe in operation since 1985. Our cafe on 221 Church Street in the Old City section of Philadelphia is the site of the SS Stewart Banjo Factory. We have always been proud of the rich history of our space and are making efforts to…


Added by Old City Coffee on August 27, 2012 at 21:15 — No Comments

Identifying Banjo Pieces from Tom Barriball's Collection

Hi All - Help required if at all possible -

"I am trying to identify Banjo Pieces, which have been digitised. It lasts 65 minutes, made on 18th February 1992 by Tom Barriball.
"I've identified some; on one side that I recognise Banjo pieces but name them. If anyone can try and identify them and the titles…

Added by Tarry Barriball on August 21, 2012 at 20:21 — 2 Comments

1880's/1890's banjo sheet music "in da house"

I nicked a box full of crumbly old sheet music offa ebay a week or so ago. Paid about $0.80 ea with shipping. See attached list for the titles, etc.

All of this stuff is American, pre 1900 and in A notation. Amazingly, not many duplicates (whew!) for me. Sure, some obvious ones like Darkey's Awakening, On The Mill Dam, Queen of the Forest, etc. However, there are a couple of previously unknown publishers (two female!) and nearly the entire output of a previously unknown (to me) New…


Added by Trapdoor2 on August 8, 2012 at 1:54 — 5 Comments

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