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a stringed instrument of the guitar family that has long neck and circular body

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The audience sometimes sings along, clapping in time with the strumming banjos.
Steve said: "Last year Deering said we sold more banjos than the largest musical chain shop in America - that's amazing for a little shop in Armitage Bridge.
It's a family-style touring situation for banjo players Bla Fleck and Abigail Washburn.
He realized that working with gourds to make banjos was very technically difficult and required skilled craftsmanship such as was rarely acknowledged in slaves by their white contemporaries.
Dueling banjos Hayseed Dixie were a big hit with the Aberdeen crowd
But it wasn't the whimsical folky tale of a hapless soul named Charlie trapped on Boston's subway system that captured Trischka's young imagination; it was the intricate, finger-picking stylings of banjo player Dave Guard.
now raises goats and makes a living building banjos.
Throw Down Your Heart documents a journey through Uganda, Tanzania, Gambia, and Mali that began when banjo virtuoso Bela Fleck decided to take his instrument back to its roots.
Music became his passion, and the banjo in particular caught his attention.
Stewart of Philadelphia promoted banjos in ads stressing gentility for a clientele whose musical opportunities had formerly been restricted to harp, piano, or guitar.
THREE of George Formby's banjos - one later owned by George Harrison - are expected to fetch around EUR125, 000 at auction.
AGOURA -- Donning straw hats and lugging banjos, guitars and fiddles, thousands of bluegrass, country and folk music fans packed the Santa Monica Mountains Sunday for a foot-stompin' jam session.
But Formby fan Mike Friend said: "The likelihood of one of George's ukulele banjos being left after he played at the Empire is virtually nil.
Old Crow Medicine Show (OCMS for short) consists of five twenty-something white guys who play banjos, fiddles, and other acoustic string instruments.
Fronted by John Wheeler (aka Barley Scotch), the band showcases brothers Don Wayne Reno and Dale Reno on banjo and mandolin respectively, and they have a fine pedigree: their father wrote Duelling Banjos.