Ancient Music

The Banjo Ukelele

Banjo Mandolin

    The Banjo-Uke was another result of that period of happy experimentation in the early part of the 20th century. The Ukelele had just burst into widespread popularity and everyone including famous names like Martin and Lyon and Healy were making them and adventurous players wanted to try all possible combinations.

    The happy chording of the ukelele and the strident volume of the banjo went well enough together to make a lucerative market.These are small instruments, the drum-head only about half of that of the regular banjo.

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