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Ks_5-picker replied to topic 'Why enter a banjo contest when you have no hope of winning anything?' 17 days
Playing Since: 1948
Experience Level: Expert/Professional
Grundy, Flintriver (The Parrot)
Grundy, Lonnie Hoppers Signature Model
1928 Gibson TB3
1954 RB 250
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I started playing banjo as a pro in 1953 as a member of 'The Ozark Opry', at the Lake of the Ozarks. I was a Bluegrass Boy in the 62/63 era. I recorded 12 songs on Decca with Mr. Bill. I currently have a band (Lonnie Hoppers & New Union) and am still playing, mostly in the mid-west. I teach banjo and that's very special for me to pass on the knowledge I've gathered throughout all my years of playing. What a blessing it is to ( Pass It On ). The next generation of banjo players will be very hard to clean after.
'RIP Sonny Osborne ' 1 hr