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A friend send me this. Sorry, I don't know its source, although it does look "New Yorker"ish.

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In 1914 Puck Magazine used a painting by German artist Wennerberg Brynolf on its cover.

I'm thinking this is the origin of Clawhammer banjo technique.




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"Borrowed" from Dan Simmons' Facebook page.

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Actually, I don't see what that guy's problem is, unless it's that he forgot his mandolin.


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Via Janis Ian's Facebook page:

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From the New Yorker and Shannon Wheeler!

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Santa Never Brings me a Banjo - Official David Myles Video:
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Merry Christmas!

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Accepting Carol Requests:

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