In this journey (obsession) of historic banjo playing, I have turned to reading all of the period literature on the subject that I could find. An observation I made is that it seems most banjoists had a version of "Home, Sweet Home with Tremolo." I had read the instructions for how to play it, listened to Ossman and Eps, but really did not give it much mind.
Then, from Trapdoor's recommendation, I bought Douglas Back's The Banjo Goes Highbrow
(if you don't have this get it… Continue