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

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He said: "Making banjos is the main reason I'm alive right now.
The age-old favourite sandwich in my straw poll, remains the egg banjo.
True, Burt Reynolds and the menacing hillbillies he faced in Deliverance are not here, but just as in the film, banjos can be heard through oak trees festooned with long tangles of gray moss.
?The 2m61/2f novice handicap chase at Leicester developed into a match between Bells 'N' Banjos and Dueling Banjos and it was Bells 'N' Banjos who came out on top after touching 18.
The book details the growth and distribution of banjos from instruments hand-crafted by artisans to eventual industrial production.
"And I'm asked to find a way to complete the songs, either with fills and solos, or playing the bass player role on low-tuned banjos."
"Dueling Banjos'' (from "Deliverance'') was the best and the worse that ever happened to the banjo, Trischka said.
knives scrape and shells rattle." Throw in a couple of banjos, a
Here it is a sad, vaguely Celtic melody that is finally recorded during Flecks last stop in Mali in a dueling banjos session with Bassekou Kouyate on the ngoni, the banjo of Mali.
For 37 years, Green has been making banjos. "I am completely self-taught," he said.
THREE of George Formby's banjos - one later owned by George Harrison - are expected to fetch around EUR125, 000 at auction.
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.
The banjos are crafted with "highly finished curly maple and an ebony fingerboard," Jakonczuk said.