Dad, Francis T., had this in the attic.
No one remembers Dad playing it.
May have been his father, John J.'s ?
The Head is a pre-1895 Jos. Rogers Jr.
( Dad also had a Mandola 'in the attic' ! )
Uncle Ed's 22 Fret 'Tenor' Banjo
Bought in 1968 to follow "Mike & Ike" in Albany.
I was Transferred to Syracuse 2 weeks later.
I Just dusted it off in February 2010.... !!!!
"Where are the Lesson Books ???"
Below : A New Mandolin 3.10.2010
The Plan is to Learn GDAE Tuning and then :
Re-String the Banjo to be an "Irish" Tuned GDAE.
Banjos In The Attic :
Some Banjo Music Links :
Once in You Tube - Many to Choose from.
NEW Irish Tenor Banjo - August 2010
Don't tell Aunt JoAnn, But I just bought a new
17 Fret IT 250F. Now I Have to learn how to
play it... or else. Next ReUnion, I will play
something someone will recognize! I Hope !!