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American Banjo Museum Honoring History of the Banjo

The banjo is one of America’s most cherished musical instruments that runs deep into the nation’s heritage. It remains an essential instrument in bluegrass and international folk music, along with the fiddle, guitar and mandolin. The banjo originally came from West Africa and was brought to North America hundreds of years ago. You can learn […]

Get Earl Scruggs and the 5-String Banjo Book Special on Banjo.com

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Earl Scruggs is one of the most well-known banjo players of all time. His three-finger style of banjo playing became known as Scruggs Style and is commonly used in bluegrass music. Scruggs Style can be heard in several recognizable songs, including “Foggy Mountain Breakdown” and the theme song of “The Beverly Hillbillies.” With the Scruggs […]