Whiskerino 2009

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  • posted: January 01 @ 7:08am
2009 was going to be the year I really learned how to play banjo (clawhammer style). A few years ago, I saved up and bought this fine instrument, hand made by renowned North Georgia luther Jerry King.

It didn't happen, so I'll try to make 2010 be the year. I've got a new daughter coming in six weeks or so, and I'm sure there are lots of clawhammer lullabies to learn.

Happy New Year!


ewagoner says:
CLAME for a photo of Jerry at work.
Posted: Jan 1st, 2010 - 7:09am -
flainez says:
Play it again, ewagoner!!!

I hope you find the time to learn playing this fine instrument. Even if I like music so much, I know I don't have the natural skill or patience to learn how to play anything... :(
Posted: Jan 1st, 2010 - 7:18am -
Grower&Shower says:
That's a killer banjo-- about as Appalacian as it gets.
Posted: Jan 1st, 2010 - 7:29am -
ThatGuy says:
Learning to play on a quality instrument is key. Good luck. I want to learn banjo as well.

@flainez I disagree. If I can play a guitar ANYBODY can. I'm am not known for my coordination or patience. And I'm not known as the greatest guitar player in the world either, but I can play it. And so can you. Give it a whirl. It's a new year.
Posted: Jan 1st, 2010 - 7:43am -
michaeljstraub says:
I said I would learn too. So far I've got a couple of chords down and a song or two. 2010 will be a year to get serious about it. One day we both will learn and then we can open the first dueling banjo bar and tomfoolery house
Posted: Jan 1st, 2010 - 2:01pm -
Ula O cealleigh says:
maaan it really suits you i would love to hear you do a set!!! happy new year!!!!
Posted: Jan 1st, 2010 - 2:06pm -
kidstatic says:
Posted: Jan 1st, 2010 - 2:31pm -
cary norton says:
you can do it! i learned to play the ukulele and if i can do that you can do anything. or something.
Posted: Jan 1st, 2010 - 2:35pm -
Johnny Rebellious says:
Yay for banjos and new daughters!
Posted: Jan 1st, 2010 - 2:48pm -
wondermade says:
I have a banjo sitting around my home which I haven't learned to play either.
Posted: Jan 1st, 2010 - 9:28pm -
Fofe says:
I've always wanted to play the banjo. Hope you learn to play that bad boy this year.
Posted: Jan 1st, 2010 - 10:56pm -
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