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This Week in Banjo History

8/15/1865 - Frederick W. Harlass of New York, NY receives a patent for placing the head tensioning hardware inside the rim instead of outside, "so that the appearance of the banjo shall be much handsomer than heretofore." Read more....

8/15/1933 - Mike Seeger is born in New York City, NY. Read more....

8/15/1938 - Ben Eldridge born in Richmond, VA. Read more....

8/16/1939 - Eric Weissberg (best known for playing "Dueling Banjos" in the movie Deliverance) born in New York City, NY. Read more....

8/14/1945 - Steve Martin, actor, comedian, author, playwright, producer and banjo player is born in Waco, TX.

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