Still reading the book and finding some interesting facts about the history of the banjo.
Special praise is due Peter Szego for his magnificent photographs of the wonderful early banjos from his own collection.
I found it very readable and believe someone who did not know much about banjos would also find this readable.
From the view of the twenty-first century, the banjo may seem inextricably and exclusively tied to bluegrass, country or folk. Read morePublished 4 months ago by ewomack
Still reading the book and finding some interesting facts about the history of the banjo. I am new at playing (at age 80) the instrument and knowing something about how this... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Charles Lang
I purchased this used for $25 as a used library book. It is in great shape and I used it extensively in a research paper I just wrote on the develpoment of the banjo from the... Read morePublished 21 months ago by bullseye1130
This book is a detailed historical account of the banjo manufacturers in the USA. It is not a particularly easy read. Read morePublished on October 31, 2011 by Henwaddle
this book is an excellent overview and history of the Banjo. It is only for those really interested in the pedigree of this great instrument.Published on June 9, 2010 by A. Daniels
James Bollman's collection of banjos and banjo memorabilia is stunning and this volume may be the only way in which I would ever be able to view it in my home a photograph at a... Read morePublished on January 27, 2001 by Mary Z. Cox