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Posted by jimh269b on Sunday, August 21, 2011

how many years have you been pickin a banjo,well 56 years for me



13 comments on “banjo”

erikforgod Says:
Sunday, August 21, 2011 @11:21:52 AM

Hope to make it to 56 years...I dunno I am 37 years old so that will make me 93 years old when I get there...hopefully by then medical advances and technology will be so far advanced...I will make it.

Bilbo1 Says:
Sunday, August 21, 2011 @12:15:54 PM

Wow Jim that's a lot of picking!! I'll be at it 3 years in October, I've got a long ways to go!

Horseshoot Says:
Sunday, August 21, 2011 @12:33:24 PM

A year and a half for me. When I hear you play, Jim, I've no doubt you have been playing that long. Love hearing you play.

Texasbanjo Says:
Sunday, August 21, 2011 @1:53:31 PM

A little over 20 for me -- started in '70s, quit and came back in the '90s and never quit again.

stringbeaner Says:
Sunday, August 21, 2011 @2:10:36 PM

Well, 55 years for me. I found out I had a bad dose of arthritis and laid off for almost 7 or 10 years and when I came back to it I found out that you shouldnt quit. When I got re-enthused I had pretty much lost my right hand dexterity which made it hard to play bluegrass with any speed but I can still clawhammer OK. So I do. Clawhammer!

copron Says:
Sunday, August 21, 2011 @2:23:44 PM

47 years for me.

joemac Says:
Sunday, August 21, 2011 @4:33:08 PM

38 years for me Jim. and still a load to learn!!!!!!!

Grumps Says:
Sunday, August 21, 2011 @4:51:53 PM

Wow Jim! to equal your record I'll be just about 130 years old & probably slowing down a trifle eh? Ha! ha! ha!

jimh269b Says:
Sunday, August 21, 2011 @5:05:12 PM

it makes a difference grumps

RatLer Says:
Monday, August 22, 2011 @4:53:24 AM

41 years...I thinking the other day that it would be beneficial if I learnt how to read music.....well it was just a thought anyway.....

oldplayer Says:
Monday, August 22, 2011 @5:43:23 AM

44 years here Jim. Sometimes it feels like I haven't learned anything new for 42 years,
but it's sure a lot of fun most times. BTW, see you around New Years!

jimh269b Says:
Monday, August 22, 2011 @6:49:29 PM

well you all are like me wore out,but i still love it

FretlessinTexas Says:
Monday, August 22, 2011 @7:08:21 PM

Reminds of a fiddle playing friend. When we were out in public playing and someone would ask him how long he has been playing, my friend would typically answer, "About 20 minutes." I now catch myself doing the same.

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