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The Extreme Versatility of the Long Neck Banjo

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 26, 2013 12:41:24 PM / by Barry Hunn posted in Banjo Shopping Advice, Email Articles, folk, Long Neck

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The first 25 fret long neck banjo started out as a standard 22 fret neck banjo.  Folk legend, Pete Seeger, explained in his banjo instruction book that he had the neck of his banjo cut, and a section of the neck was added that had three more frets in it, and the long neck banjo was born.  The Vega Company decided to make the long neck a standard model when customers were asking for a banjo like Pete’s.

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