The banjo is one of the most recognizable instrument in
Clawhammer is completely different from Scruggs style because how it originated, the way it sounds and the way it is played.
Clawhammer began when an African slave created an instrument by stretching a pig skin over a turtle shell, inserting a maple branch for a neck and using horse hair for strings. “The banjo did not make it to
century when Europeans applied their guitar picking technique to playing the banjo. The new style became extremely popular when Earl Scruggs applied his own hot licks and rolls, giving us the sound we are familiar with today.
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i mostly play for freinds and family, but one time in branson, my family and i were at a resturant and i got on stage with the performer and played dueling banjos. whose tab igot from this site!