No. Not like when another kid threw a rock at me and opened my head back in '67. No.
My Ome 12" head separated from it's hoop... but It's an Ome - and still playable. But will replace tomorrow - was only 9 1/2 year old head... just a kid with dirty skin. Never had a banjo head pop before.Add Comment
Playing Since: 1973
2008 Ome Custom Silver Primrose - 5-string 12" Open Back
2009 Gibson ES 335 electric guitar - 5 string: nut/bridge modified (High E string removed. to accommodate banjo tunings) 2016 Fender 'Nashville' Telecaster - High E string removed
Fender Highway 1 Jazz Bass - Amp 57' Fender Deluxe RI
Banjo players - Michael Cohen (first banjo player I observed close up - and brother of John Cohen of 'New Lost City Ramblers') ... Wade Ward, Roscoe Holcomb, many more...
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Last Visit 7/9/2020
Artist - Photographer. Lived East Coast- Midwest - West Coast. Began playing banjo in 1973. I play an Ome 12" open back Silverspun tone ring. My favorite Tuning is Double C tuned low to Double A or A#...(or even Double G#.) I like to make recordings of my own compositions these days - using banjo, guitar (They are played as 5 string guitars), bass, and other sounds.
'Gibson Copy' 1 hr
'The Kesh Jig' 1 hr
'tuning methods ' 1 hr
'Companion banjos' 2 hrs