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This is absolutely essential listening for any banjo player.
One of the most important banjo albums ever released.
Released in 1978, with Byron Berline on fiddle, Dan Crary on guitar and John's brother, George, on bass, this album is pure banjo-driven brilliance.
Every track is a masterpiece.
No vocals, just instrumental perfection featuring John and his long-time collaborators on classics and self-penned tracks.
And the banjo is the lead instrument on every track.
Do yourself a favor. Rediscover this (partly) forgotten gem.
It is my all-time favorite banjo album.
Overall Rating: 10
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