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I was a Snapchat earlier. Not sure what that means though. #banjo #2fingerbanjo #busking #dropthumbsnotbombs #goldstarbanjo
Cripple Creek x Georgie Buck

Made this yesterday to hype myself for the southern themed turkey day feast. There was no turkey, only diabeetus. I ain't touched this thing in a loooong time and only remember a few songs. Strings could prolly use replacing.
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#clawhammer #banjo #cripplecreek #georgiebuck #dropthumbsnotbombs #overalls #furback #liontigerasscrack #gimmethebanjo #waltrichards
Happy Thanksgiving to everyone. I suppose I’m not thankful for anything that hasn’t already been said. Family and friends, thanks. Here is yet another Fossil Lickers original, whose title involves an animal that will not comply. #chinquapin #chinquapins #dropthumbsnotbombs #clawbammer #banjo #pisgah #nofiddle #fiddletunes #cosmicamericanmusic #telebasher #telebasher
Starting to come together. 
Waiting on the brass hardware for the 27" Scale brass fretless with 12" rim. Needs to be cleaned up and will be dying the rim black. 
12" Walnut with bacon ring also needs to be cleaned up and the brass plate needs a bit more work. 
Both will be for sale soon. If you're interested shoot me a message and let me know your budget and I'll work around it. 
#banjo #handmade #countybanjoco #oldtimemusic #clawhammerbanjo #dropthumbsnotbombs #woodworking #princeedwardcounty
Starting to come together. Waiting on the brass hardware for the 27" Scale brass fretless with 12" rim. Needs to be cleaned up and will be dying the rim black. 12" Walnut with bacon ring also needs to be cleaned up and the brass plate needs a bit more work. Both will be for sale soon. If you're interested shoot me a message and let me know your budget and I'll work around it. #banjo  #handmade  #countybanjoco  #oldtimemusic  #clawhammerbanjo  #dropthumbsnotbombs  #woodworking  #princeedwardcounty 
"Turkey in the Straw" for the fine American holiday, #thanksgiving. I haven't done a #banjototw for a long time. I don't even remember how long. Can you tell I have kids and, therefore, no time for flippant banjo playing? I don't even have a full size table for my little camera. #banjo #clawhammer #pickbanjosnotfights #dropthumbsnotbombs #gear360 @dustyleeelmer @zacpelo
"Turkey in the Straw" is the apropos #banjototw as chosen by the one and only @zacpelo.  I'm loving the variation I'm hearing amongst the submissions.  Here's another arrangement (not mine) for your consideration.  @dustyleeelmer @jdwilkes @gardengnomenclature @cumberland_banjos @cwdeanbanjos @countybanjoco @squirrelbanjo @seedersinstruments and all the rest of you turkeys.  #banjo #clawhammerbanjo #dropthumbsnotbombs #brooksbanjos
"Turkey in the Straw" is the apropos #banjototw  as chosen by the one and only @zacpelo. I'm loving the variation I'm hearing amongst the submissions. Here's another arrangement (not mine) for your consideration. @dustyleeelmer @jdwilkes @gardengnomenclature @cumberland_banjos @cwdeanbanjos @countybanjoco @squirrelbanjo @seedersinstruments and all the rest of you turkeys. #banjo  #clawhammerbanjo  #dropthumbsnotbombs  #brooksbanjos 
Robinson Crusoe from the Septimus Winner Primer. A personal favorite of mine! Have a great turkey day.
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#fretless #minstrel #banjo #winners #primer #minstrelbanjo #bellbanjo #sweeney #clawhammer #dropthumbsnotbombs #gimmethebanjo
A very appropriate #banjototw from @zacpelo, Turkey in the Straw! Am I going to eat a lot of mashed potatoes tomorrow? You butter believe it. @jdwilkes @countybanjoco @cwdeanbanjos @cumberland_banjos @seedersinstruments @mirandaceara @carljma @squirrelbanjo and I know I’m leaving people out 😖#banjo #banjototw #melodicbanjo #goldstarbanjo #archtopbanjo #thanksgiving #dropthumbsnotbombs
We did Wakefield tonight and it was mega. Tomorrow we do Morley and then Ambleside, Marple and on Sunday we do Shropshire with @robheronteapad. Can't wait to clock those miles up. 🚗
We did Wakefield tonight and it was mega. Tomorrow we do Morley and then Ambleside, Marple and on Sunday we do Shropshire with @robheronteapad. Can't wait to clock those miles up. 🚗
Feeling like a zombie and playing banjo with all thumbs. Here's "Molly Put the Kettle On". This version Gerry Milnes picked up from the Wv Cherokee Fiddler, Manco Snead #banjo #banjos #clawhammerbanjo #dropthumbsnotbombs #wv #cwdeanbanjos #appalachian #seattleoldtime #pnw  #wvoldtime #westvirginia  #oldtime #fiddletunes  #oldtimebanjo #oldtimefiddle
"Wayfaring Stranger" was tonight's #banjolullaby.  G'night y'all.
"Wayfaring Stranger" was tonight's #banjolullaby . G'night y'all.
Doing my first five string conversion. The neck is off!
Doing my first five string conversion. The neck is off!
Through a series of events I have acquired a tenor banjo. I just don't HAVE it yet. Looks like a generic 1930s Stromberg-Voisinet to me. I found an identical one sold as a Howard.
Through a series of events I have acquired a tenor banjo. I just don't HAVE it yet. Looks like a generic 1930s Stromberg-Voisinet to me. I found an identical one sold as a Howard.
"Cumberland Gap" Another one I learned, around 10 years ago, off of Tim.  The ending lick came from Boo Boo Ramey (not sure of the spelling) who was a banjo player out of Barbour County, WV.  #banjo #banjos #clawhammerbanjo #dropthumbsnotbombs #wv #cwdeanbanjos #appalachian #seattleoldtime #pnw #ebbetsfieldflannels #kyoldtime #oldtime
"Warfield". One of the many Tim Bing taught me. Playing it on the Whyte Laydie, No. 2.  I'm really enjoying this banjo.  #banjo #banjos #clawhammerbanjo #dropthumbsnotbombs #wv #cwdeanbanjos #appalachian #seattleoldtime #pnw  #kyoldtime #oldtime #fiddletunes  #oldtimebanjo #oldtimefiddle
What are you doing this Thanksgiving weekend? Come out to the Joshua Tree area and hear me play at the @29palmsinn Friday Nov. 24th 6-9pm
What are you doing this Thanksgiving weekend? Come out to the Joshua Tree area and hear me play at the @29palmsinn Friday Nov. 24th 6-9pm
We recorded a song and I got to see all the faces of frustration that I didn't know I made, but I especially love Kori's postures of encouragement. I blamed my broken nail, not the lack or practice, of course. #dropthumbsnotbombs #rickardbanjos #clawhammer #sandlake
We recorded a song and I got to see all the faces of frustration that I didn't know I made, but I especially love Kori's postures of encouragement. I blamed my broken nail, not the lack or practice, of course. #dropthumbsnotbombs  #rickardbanjos  #clawhammer  #sandlake 
Old Sap @old.sap made my girl dance last night! What a lovely show! You sure are filled with incredible people, Asheville.
#banjo #oldsap #ashevillemusic #tour #folk #dropthumbsnotbombs
I know a few other folks have posted this picture, but I want to commemorate this event because I had a such a great time performing with you all.

#uncg #greensboro #oldtimeensemble #oldtimemusic #dropthumbsnotbombs
Run Away, fCFBbC tuning. Learned off a @bryansuttond28 record. I got it for his flatpicking and was blown away by his clawhammer playing. #banjo #clawhammerbanjo #oldtimebanjo #oldtimemusic #bryansutton #dropthumbsnotbombs
Happy to get this one down, it’s been burning a hole. Susananna Gal in D. .
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#clawhammer #dropthumbsnotbombs #oldtimebanjo #roundpeak #tommyjarrell
“Yew Piney Mountain” in A modal. I’m really digging this tune lately. #clawhammerbanjo #banjo #oldtimebanjo #oldtimebanjo #dropthumbsnotbombs
Git up in de Mornin' from Briggs Banjo Instructor of 1855 in the key of D/G. I am playing from memory so may not match the dots. Have a great weekend!
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#fretless #minstrel #banjo #minstrelbanjo #briggs #1855 #bellbanjo #sweeney #joelhooks #thimble #gitupindemornin #earlybanjo #strokestyle #clawhammer #dropthumbsnotbombs
A little different Soldier's Joy
#uppicking #clawhammer #dropthumbsnotbombs #californiaroll #banjo @deeringbanjos
Time for another Bluegrass Jam & Pancake Breakfast photo. No banjo this month 😬 bracing for indignation from the other jammers, but with a new D-18 I don’t want to play anything else. #bluegrass #martinguitars #martind18 #upstateny #centralny #volunteerfiredepartment #dropthumbsnotbombs
Played "Around the Horn" for my sick little one tonight.  #banjolullaby
Played "Around the Horn" for my sick little one tonight. #banjolullaby 
Look at these tunesters... Winnipeg needs more Oldtyme jams!
#oldtimemusic #fiddletunes #homefrailers #dropthumbsnotbombs
#dropthumbsnotbombs finally getting the true clawhammer technique down after 2 years of faking it. Time to really get that banjo head dirty.
#dropthumbsnotbombs  finally getting the true clawhammer technique down after 2 years of faking it. Time to really get that banjo head dirty.
Hi! Ho! De Charleston Gals from Phil Rice 1858 book in the key of E/A
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#fretless #minstrel #banjo #minstrelbanjo #hiho #charlestongirls #menziesinstruments #bluemahoe #lubdegals #1858 #earlybanjo #clawhammer #dropthumbsnotbombs #flyingcoffin #hellhound #pug #satan #apethoven
Go Way, Jenny from Phil Rice book in key of E/A. I always yell the name of this tune in a Forrest Gump accent
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#fretless #minstrel #banjo #rice #1858 #menziesinstruments #bluemahoe #imnotasmartman #butiknowwhatloveis #jenny #jennay #earlybanjo #clawhammer #dropthumbsnotbombs #kaws #nobootlegs
Wait for the speed up...
Anyone wanna splurge on a gift for me? I know I don't play the thing properly but this instrument just makes me so happy. I hope it does for you too :) @deeringbanjos (I hope this is not an insult to the way banjo is supposed to be played. My deerest and sincerest apologies if it is.) #clawhammerkinda #3fingerkinda #hybrid #prius #newoldtimebanjo #iguess? #dropthumbsnotbombs 
Please excuse my camera shakin' foot stompin'.
Wait for the speed up... Anyone wanna splurge on a gift for me? I know I don't play the thing properly but this instrument just makes me so happy. I hope it does for you too :) @deeringbanjos (I hope this is not an insult to the way banjo is supposed to be played. My deerest and sincerest apologies if it is.) #clawhammerkinda  #3fingerkinda  #hybrid  #prius  #newoldtimebanjo  #iguess ? #dropthumbsnotbombs  Please excuse my camera shakin' foot stompin'.
You guys humored me so hard, I figured I'd post this too. There's a lesson here about rewarding bad behavior.

#clawhammer #dropthumbsnotbombs #banjo #instagay
Crowes Pasture duo at #nerfa2017
Thanks to #nealeeckstein for the photo! #musicianslife #musiclife #dropthumbsnotbombs #folkmusic #folkradio
@joe_harmonica made me a fretless. Better start practicing my slides. #banjo #diy #AustralianMade #dropthumbsnotbombs #clawhammer #gloverbanjo
1930's @recordingkingofficial #731 that was made in the Gibson Kalamazoo factory. Basically a Gibson style-00.. Still rad! #recordingking#banjo#banjos#yesbanjo#prewar#montgomeryward#kalamazoo#gibson#madeinusa#vintage#bluegrass#scruggs#folk#music#clawhammer#dropthumbsnotbombs#dropthumb#dailybanjos
Buckley's Banjo Jig from Phil Rice book 1858 in E/A. So many first position mashers in this book.
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#fretless #minstrel #banjo #minstrelbanjo #menziesinstruments #bluemahoe #rice #1858 #earlybanjo #strokestyle #concentrationlips #grandpappyclawhammer #clawhammer #dropthumbsnotbombs
Sam Johnson's Reel from Phil Rice book 1858. I heard a sour note or two in there but tis the nature of no frets.
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#fretless #minstrel #banjo #rice #1858 #menziesinstruments #bluemahoe #earlybanjo #dropthumbsnotbombs #strokestyle #clawhammer #concentrationlips
Grape Vine Twist from Phil Rice 1858 in D/G. I heard somewhere this is in reference to twisting up grape vines and stringing them across the road to trip up the pattyroller.
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#fretless #minstrel #banjo #minstrelbanjo #phil #rice #1858 #bell #sweeney #concentrationlips #clawhammer #earlybanjo #dropthumbsnotbombs
A Minstrel Boy to War Has Gone, aDADD tuning, 2 finger thumb lead. #banjo #2fingerbanjo #oldtimebanjo #oldtimemusic #britishisles #traditionalmusic #dropthumbsnotbombs
Julianne Johnson.
Nice fall day to pick a tune on the lunch break.
#clawhammerbanjo #clawhammer #banjo #dropthumbsnotbombs #oldtimebanjo #oldtimemusic #parkpicking #lunchbreak #deeringbanjos #americana
Playing some tunes tonight at @themidwaycafejp
Playing some tunes tonight at @themidwaycafejp
Cold Frosty Morn...
Trying to learn a few new banjo tunes. 
#banjo #clawhammer #clawhammerbanjo #dropthumbsnotbombs #oldtimebanjo #deeringbanjos #americana #oldtimemusic
this is probably the best live @gemsonvhs audio video i've done. @maxgomezmusic makes it easy of course - that boy can play & sing & write with the best of em. but after years of trial and error, the publicist didn't even believe it was live. full link in my bio, thanks billboard for the release shout out. #gemsonvhs #singersongwriter #acousticmusician #dropthumbsnotbombs #zhiyuncrane #maxgomez #meandjoe #cocaineblues #takeawayshow
Onion Tops and Turnip Greens. From Bob Prater #banjo #clawhammerbanjo #dropthumbsnotbombs #kentucky #fiddle
Binding complete, nice and neat. During glue up, and after the trimming in the previous video was all done.
Binding complete, nice and neat. During glue up, and after the trimming in the previous video was all done.
Get Away, Gumbo, Sound Your Horn from Phil Rice's Correct Method for the Banjo with or without a Master 1858 in the key of E/A
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#fretless #minstrel #banjo #rice #1858 #gumbo #horn #firstposition #grandpappyclawhammer #dropthumbsnotbombs #clawhammer #snappin #menziesinstruments #bluemahoe #jamaican #goat
Sandy Boy from the Phil Rice's Correct Method for the Banjo with or without a Master 1858 in the key of D/G
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#fretless #minstrel #banjo #rice #1858 #minstrelbanjo #grandpappyclawhammer #dropthumbsnotbombs #clawhammer #strokestyle #terrybell #sweeney #longesttitleintheworld #earlybanjo #tutor
INSTAGRAM!!!!!! I’ve got the great privilege to sing with my bestie @_tylerkeith_  next Saturday down in Whitesburg, ky! Come out to hear some good Old-Time, Country, and original tunes while I try to make Tyler blush the entire set. Come on out!  #whitesburgky #kentuckyproud #music #country #oldtime #dropthumbsnotbombs
Banjo + Squirrel = “Squirrel Blues”
With squirrel season in full swing right now here in Ohio & my trusty @brncrvr mountain banjo handy, this Grandpa Jones inspired tune just popped right out. There’s a lot of things you can do with squirrels and a lot of ways to fix’em. I’m thinking this might just be an Appalachian thing, but what are your favorite ways to fix a squirrel?
(Disclaimer - I’ve never actually sucked the brains 🧠 out of a squirrels head, but where I’m from, some consider it a real treat)
#swampfoot #banjo #mountainbanjo #carverbanjo #squirrel #squirrelblues #ohio #folkpunkblues #onemanband #dropthumbsnotbombs #clawhammer #foothammer #diy
Banjo + Squirrel = “Squirrel Blues” With squirrel season in full swing right now here in Ohio & my trusty @brncrvr mountain banjo handy, this Grandpa Jones inspired tune just popped right out. There’s a lot of things you can do with squirrels and a lot of ways to fix’em. I’m thinking this might just be an Appalachian thing, but what are your favorite ways to fix a squirrel? (Disclaimer - I’ve never actually sucked the brains 🧠 out of a squirrels head, but where I’m from, some consider it a real treat) #swampfoot  #banjo  #mountainbanjo  #carverbanjo  #squirrel  #squirrelblues  #ohio  #folkpunkblues  #onemanband  #dropthumbsnotbombs  #clawhammer  #foothammer  #diy 
We're in the studio next month to start working on a brand new, original, full-length album, then dipping into NC, TN, KY, and back to VA for a few shows. And speaking of new (sort of) music, here's a more somber, unreleased song we recorded this summer (but it's definitely fall music). You can get it for free (along with our full-length, debut album) from the good folks at @noisetrade. For those of you who don't know, we didn't write this song; it's an old spiritual that The Carter Family eventually took and delivered, beautifully. If it's original music you want, go get that full length. Happy Tuesday, friends. .
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#rootsmusic #countrymusic #carterfamily #thecarterfamily #clawhammerbanjo #oldtimemusic #dropthumbsnotbombs #oldtimebanjo
We're in the studio next month to start working on a brand new, original, full-length album, then dipping into NC, TN, KY, and back to VA for a few shows. And speaking of new (sort of) music, here's a more somber, unreleased song we recorded this summer (but it's definitely fall music). You can get it for free (along with our full-length, debut album) from the good folks at @noisetrade. For those of you who don't know, we didn't write this song; it's an old spiritual that The Carter Family eventually took and delivered, beautifully. If it's original music you want, go get that full length. Happy Tuesday, friends. . . . . . . . #rootsmusic  #countrymusic  #carterfamily  #thecarterfamily  #clawhammerbanjo  #oldtimemusic  #dropthumbsnotbombs  #oldtimebanjo 
@brooksmasten sure makes some amazing hardware! Contact him for your custom builds! #banjo#yesbanjo#luthier#handmade#hardware#agedbrass#clawhammer#openback#music#scruggs#dropthumbsnotbombs#dropthumb#folk#folkmusic#banjos
"Jay bird on the mountain top
And a red bird on the ground
Black bird in the sugar tree
Shaking that sugar down"

Sugar Hill was last night's #banjolullaby and today's #onetakelunchbreak. .
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#banjo #clawhammerbanjo #dropthumbsnotbombs #traditionalmusic #oldtimemusic #brooksbanjos
Playing @themidwaycafejp Thursday at 8 PM y'all
Playing @themidwaycafejp Thursday at 8 PM y'all
We're playing Laurelthirst in Portland this Thursday night at 9:30. $5-10 at the door. #outboundtraveler #folkmusic
I'll be playing @natesgardengrill this Sunday 1-3pm with @tom.warner_ on bass 🎶 #crazytrain #banjo #dropthumbsnotbombs #deeringbanjos #ozzyosbourne
Old Beech Leaves again, this time on banjo #clawhammer #dropthumbsnotbombs #banjo #kentucky
If you have something on the line, reel it in. You can always toss it back.
If you have something on the line, reel it in. You can always toss it back.
Black walnut and swamp bottom cherry wood pegs #blackwalnut #banjomaker #oldtimebanjo
Just because I just learned this and can't get over how much I love it, here's some of Red Tail Ring's version of "Come All Ye Fair and Tender Ladies" 
#oldtime #clawhammer #dropthumbsnotbombs
Just because I just learned this and can't get over how much I love it, here's some of Red Tail Ring's version of "Come All Ye Fair and Tender Ladies" #oldtime  #clawhammer  #dropthumbsnotbombs 
Yew Piney Mountain on the dead man's banjo.
Yew Piney Mountain on the dead man's banjo.
I️ swear, I️ thank my lucky stars everyday that I️ get to play with such exceptional musicians, such as this guy. @willcsorba #music #soapbox #chinquapins #ducksonthemillpond #acousticguitars #telebasher #telebasher #dropthumbsnotbombs
#Repost @banjopete 
Extreme Satisfaction.
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Trimming binding... oddly satisfying work. #banjo #dropthumbsnotbombs #classicbanjo #vintagebanjo #custombanjo #handmade #luthier #lutherie #handtools #pioneerbatchbanjo #pioneerbatch @d.cassells
Love it ❤

#Repost @kaciebaker (@get_repost)
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Cozy playin tunes on this cold Saturday night with @ridebike234 #meetmynewband #oldsongs #banjo #guitar #duet #originalmusic #singersongwriter #folkmusic #clawhammer #dropthumbsnotbombs #oldtime #fireplace #saturday #lifestyle #instagood #lifeisgood