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What Is A Banjitar? - A Brief History of the 6 String Banjo

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 31, 2016 5:20:15 PM / by Paul Race posted in 6-String Banjo, Banjo Facts, Banjo Shopping Advice

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One question I hear a lot is "what is a banjitar?" While I have dedicated years pointing out that in fact it is called a 6 string banjo, many folks dismiss the 6-string as some kind of marketing gimmick, born out of a demand from lazy guitar players who want to get a banjo sound without bothering to learn “real” banjo (by which they always mean 5-string, never 4-string).

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