"The 5 string open backs were the norm in the 1800’s, though there were some that were made with resonators (the cover for the back to project sound out). The resonator became more popular in the early 1900’s through the thirties with the…"
"Interesting how different these three banjos sound from each other. I didn't even know there is such a thing as a fretless banjo. I also didn't know why some banjos have an open back. By far I prefer the first one, the 1880s one.…"
"TG, I have found a place where you can download the Paper Garden album as MP3s, for free. Does your local public library subscribe to Freegal? If so, just log in to your library account and then log in to Freegal. Do a search on Paper Garden and…"
"I'm a little bit confused. Was Hillary Blaze your cousin Sandy?
A lot of things that get bumped off YouTube for copyright reasons get posted again by others on different channels. I just did a search and I found that the betty23533 channel…"
"Hello Dana. Of course I read your news about the Honduras move months ago on VH, and here also, but I don't know why I neglected to leave a comment here. Often I see or read something online that deserves more thought and attention than my…"
Here’s to a year in which we can laugh at the silliness we are while on our journeys. Here’s to finding light and being able to admit when we don’t possess all the answers. Here’s to recognizing the brevity of time we have and being able to utilize it in the most meaningful and fulfilling ways. Here is to being and doing all we hope and expect from others. Here’s to the rewarding of empathy and effort we see in each other with the same, even when we don’t see it in the same light. Here’s to…See More