October 2010 Blog Posts (4)

Darkey's Dream Dots...for SAM

By request:

The Darkey's Dream dots.pdf

Somewhere In Dixie dots.pdf

I'll try and get "Somewhere In Dixie" scanned tomorrow night. Done!


Added by Trapdoor2 on October 17, 2010 at 4:30 — 2 Comments

Zither banjo Arthur Stanley, 2 Eccleston Street

I found an old banjo in a junk shop two years ago and its only now that I have a bit of space to renovate.

I had two main questions when I started to look at this, "what is the age of the instrument? The web is a wonderland for projects such as this and after a bit of searching I found my banjo had a makers stamp on it with the name and address A Stanley, 2 Eccleston Street SW. I found a reference to a performer on A Stanley who had a connection with Greenop banjos.



Added by Clive McCarthy on October 14, 2010 at 17:30 — 12 Comments

my zyther ' revival

I buyed this zyther banjo on e_bay 8 years ago ; beautiful but unfortunatly the seller was a liar and the banjo was totally unplayable because of an up_bow ; i think the mahogany neck was not well seasoned and was strong…


Added by marc dalmasso on October 12, 2010 at 18:06 — 9 Comments

Learning to read ♪♫

Allow me to explain my recent absence of content contribution to this wonderful site for a minute. I know you've all missed my amateurish attempts at banjeau pickin'. :)

I decided to buckle down and kick the tablature habit. It is, indeed, a fine learning tool (I probably wouldn't have started earlier this year if Rob hadn't offered up the tab that he did, thanks Rob!), but as you gents have said before it cripples your repertoire. I'm glad to say I'm trying my darnedest to quell the… Continue

Added by Tyler Cornett on October 6, 2010 at 19:30 — 6 Comments

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