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Jane Green
Annette Hanshaw
Marion Harris
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Keller Sisters
Bee Palmer
Aileen Stanley
Esther Walker
Margaret Young
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There are basically three types of banjos produced - tenor, plectrum, and the 5-string. While the 5-string is probably the one most people associate with banjo music, this site will focus on the 4-string varieties which are the tenor and plectrum banjo. These two are heard mostly in dixieland or jazz style recordings and represent "good time" music. The 5-string banjo is the one you hear in bluegrass or fiddle-type music. Big difference in styles.

To see a collection of the most beautiful banjos in the world, see the Michael Shames' Collection

If you came looking for the bluegrass (5-string) variety of banjo, well, this is the wrong place...
Jus' click on ol' Ned here

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