I recently bought a longneck banjo. I became unreasonably fascinated with playing banjo in a lower register, and Pete Seeger, of course, is the originator of such a beast. "Beast" is not a word I throw around easily. This is a 1964 Gibson RB-175. 1964. The same year as the Civil Rights Act. Fifty years ago! I took it to Woodsongs Lutherie and John said he is normally kind of ho-hum about longnecks, but this one was fun to set up. I've been pounding on it for a couple of weeks and my left arm wants… Read more
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