banjo

A musical instrument with a drumlike body, a fretted neck, and usually four or five strings which may be plucked or strummed.

Appears in 235 items.
Title Contributor(s) Date Track
Kid Thomas Band at Preservation Hall: I'm Alone Because I Love You (1982) Recordist: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Humphrey, Willie; Performer: Paul, Emmanuel; Performer: Sayles, Emanuel May 17, 1982
Martha Woodard: Murillo's Lesson, #358 (1982) Recordist: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Woodard, Martha Jun , 1982
Kid Thomas Band at Preservation Hall: When the Saints Go Marching In (1982) Recordist: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Valentine, Kid Thomas; Performer: Humphrey, Willie; Performer: Paul, Emmanuel May 17, 1982
Joe Thompson, Odell Thompson, and friends: Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms (1983) Recordist: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Thompson, Odell; Performer: Thompson, Joe Aug , 1983
Sing Miller & Kid Thomas' band: Sing's Blues (1982) Recordist: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Valentine, Kid Thomas; Performer: Humphrey, Willie; Performer: Paul, Emmanuel May 17, 1982
Kid Thomas Band at Preservation Hall: Bill Bailey (1982) Recordist: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Humphrey, Willie; Performer: Paul, Emmanuel; Performer: Sayles, Emanuel May 17, 1982
Kid Thomas Band at Preservation Hall: Tiger Rag (1982) Recordist: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Valentine, Kid Thomas; Performer: Humphrey, Willie; Performer: Paul, Emmanuel May 17, 1982
Paul Edmonds (with guitar), Norman Edmonds (with fiddle), and Rufus Quesinberry (with banjo) Photographer: Lomax, Alan Aug 28, 1959
Paul Edmonds (with guitar), Norman Edmonds (with fiddle), and Rufus Quesinberry (with banjo) Photographer: Lomax, Alan Aug 28, 1959
Bob Carpenter (with guitar), Uncle Charlie Higgins (with fiddle), Wade Ward with (banjo) and unidentified men at auction Photographer: Lomax, Alan Aug 31, 1959
Bob Carpenter (with guitar), Uncle Charlie Higgins (with fiddle), Wade Ward with (banjo) and unidentified men at auction Photographer: Lomax, Alan Aug 31, 1959
Uncle Charlie Higgins (with fiddle), Bob Carpenter (with guitar), and Wade Ward (with banjo) at auction Photographer: Lomax, Alan Aug 31, 1959
Uncle Charlie Higgins with (with fiddle) and Wade Ward (with banjo) at auction Photographer: Lomax, Alan Aug 31, 1959
Uncle Charlie Higgins (with fiddle) and Wade Ward (with banjo) at auction Photographer: Lomax, Alan Aug 31, 1959
Bob Carpenter (with guitar), Uncle Charlie Higgins (with fiddle), Wade Ward (with banjo) at auction Photographer: Lomax, Alan Aug 31, 1959
Ada Combs playing banjo for children on her porch Photographer: Lomax, Alan Sep 8, 1959
Ada Combs with banjo at her home Photographer: Lomax, Alan Sep 8, 1959
Ada Combs with banjo at her home Photographer: Lomax, Alan Sep 8, 1959
Ada Combs playing banjo for children on her porch Photographer: Lomax, Alan Sep 8, 1959
Lucius Smith (with banjo) and Sid Hemphill (with quills) on Hemphill's porch Photographer: Lomax, Alan Sep 22, 1959
Lucius Smith (with banjo) and Sid Hemphill (with quills) on Hemphill's porch Photographer: Lomax, Alan Sep 22, 1959
Lucius Smith (with banjo) and Sid Hemphill (with quills) on Hemphill's porch Photographer: Lomax, Alan Sep 22, 1959
Lucius Smith with banjo on Sid Hemphill's porch Photographer: Lomax, Alan Sep 22, 1959
Lucius Smith with banjo on Sid Hemphill's porch Photographer: Lomax, Alan Sep 22, 1959
Lucius Smith (with banjo) and Sid Hemphill (with fiddle) on Hemphill's porch Photographer: Lomax, Alan Sep 22, 1959
Lucius Smith (with banjo) and Sid Hemphill (with fiddle) on Hemphill's porch Photographer: Lomax, Alan Sep 22, 1959
Lucius Smith (with banjo) and Sid Hemphill (with quills) on Hemphill's porch Photographer: Lomax, Alan Sep 22, 1959
Lucius Smith (with banjo) and Sid Hemphill (with quills) on Hemphill's porch Photographer: Lomax, Alan Sep 22, 1959
Lucius Smith with banjo on Sid Hemphill's porch Photographer: Lomax, Alan Sep 22, 1959
Ed Young (with fife) and Hobart Smith (with banjo) Photographer: Lomax, Alan Apr 28, 1960
Ed Young (with fife) and Hobart Smith (with banjo) Photographer: Lomax, Alan Apr 28, 1960
Possibly Jim Queen with banjo Photographer: Lomax, Alan Aug 24, 1959
Possibly Jim Queen with banjo Photographer: Lomax, Alan Aug 24, 1959
George Stoneman with banjo Photographer: Lomax, Alan Aug 28, 1959
Unidentified band Photographer: Lomax, Alan Oct 12, 1954
From left: Joe Yen, Alfred Leewah, and B.P.K. Soo Photographer: Lomax, Alan May 20, 1962
From left: Mae Tung, Joe Yen, Alfred Leewah, and B.P.K. Soo Photographer: Lomax, Alan May 20, 1962
From left: Joe Yen, Alfred Leewah, B.P.K. Soo, Choo Chow, and unidentified erhu player Photographer: Lomax, Alan May 20, 1962
Alfred Leewah (with erhu) and B.P.K. Soo (with banjo) Photographer: Lomax, Alan May 20, 1962
Alfred Leewah (with erhu) and B.P.K. Soo (with banjo) Photographer: Lomax, Alan May 20, 1962
B.P.K. Soo (with banjo) and Choo Chow Photographer: Lomax, Alan May 20, 1962
Hilton Sorhando (with banjo), Benort Zavier (with chac chac), and Renold Pascal (with boom pipe) Photographer: Lomax, Alan Jun 25, 1962
Christian Beaupierre (with accordion), Peter Prosper (with tibwa), and Hilton Sorhando (with banjo) Photographer: Lomax, Alan Jun 25, 1962
Anderson Duporte, member of the Marigolds Orchestra, with banjo Photographer: Lomax, Alan Jul 9, 1962
Members of the Marigolds Orchestra: Anderson Duporte (with banjo) and unidentified guitarist Photographer: Lomax, Alan Jul 9, 1962
Members of the Marigolds Orchestra: Anderson Duporte (with banjo) and unidentified guitarist Photographer: Lomax, Alan Jul 9, 1962
Lucius Smith: I'm Goin' Back to Jiles County (1978) Recordist: Bishop, John; Recordist: Long, Worth; Recordist: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Hemphill, Jessie Mae Aug 28, 1978 111
Tom Norman: Backstep Cindy (1983) Recordist: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Lineberry, Audine; Performer: Sizemore, Whit; Performer: McMillian, Chester Jul 23, 1983
Tommy Jarrell: Sweet Sunny South (1983) Recordist: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jarrell, Tommy Jul 23, 1983
Kid Thomas Band at Preservation Hall: Kid Thomas Boogie (1982) Recordist: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Humphrey, Willie; Performer: Paul, Emmanuel; Performer: Sayles, Emanuel May 17, 1982
Martha Woodard: Mission, #204 (1982) Recordist: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Woodard, Martha Jun 4, 1982
Tommy Jarrell: Reuben (1983) Recordist: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jarrell, Tommy Jul 23, 1983
Kid Thomas Band at Preservation Hall: Darktown Strutters Ball (1982) Recordist: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Valentine, Kid Thomas; Performer: Humphrey, Willie; Performer: Paul, Emmanuel May 17, 1982
Lawrence Eller: I'm Going to Georgia (1982) Recordist: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Eller, Vaughn Sep 12, 1982
Lois Short: Banjo Pickin' Girl (1983) Recordist: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Short, Lois Jul 24, 1983
Tommy Jarrell: Cumberland Gap (1983) Recordist: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Jarrell, Tommy Jul 23, 1983
Doodle Thrower & Golden River Grass: Mountain Dew (1982) Recordist: Lomax, Alan; Performer: Tipton, Strawberry; Performer: Daniel, Gene; Performer: Elliott, Len Sep 11, 1982
Kitty Kline Performer: Flatt, Ben; Performer: Williams, Canas; Recordist: Lomax, John A. Jun 29, 1937 1
Pickin' Up Chips Performer: Norris, G.E. Sep 26, 1937 1
Wild Bill Jones (part 1) Performer: Norris, G.E. Sep 26, 1937 2
Little Birdie Performer: Brock, John; Performer: Collett, J. F. (Farmer) Sep 26, 1937 1
Cumberland Gap Performer: Brock, John; Performer: Collett, J. F. (Farmer) Sep 26, 1937 1
In Dolen Town City Performer: Unidentified performer Oct 1, 1937 3
Madam, I Have A Very Fine Farm Performer: Hoskins, Theophilus G. Oct 3, 1937 1
I'm Going Down the River, Georgia Line Performer: Hoskins, Theophilus G. Oct 3, 1937 1
Ellen Smith Performer: Hoskins, Theophilus G. Oct 3, 1937 1
Hook and Line Performer: Hoskins, Theophilus G. Oct 3, 1937 2
Ida Red Performer: Hoskins, Theophilus G. Oct 3, 1937 1
Cripple Creek Performer: Hoskins, Theophilus G. Oct 3, 1937 2
Lulu Wall Performer: Hoskins, Theophilus G. Oct 3, 1937 1
It's Nobody's Business If I Do Performer: Hoskins, Theophilus G. Oct 3, 1937 2
Wild and Reckless Hobo Performer: Hoskins, Theophilus G. Oct 3, 1937 1
Lady Margaret and Sweet William (part 2) Performer: Begley, Justus Oct 17, 1937 2
Lady Margaret and Sweet William (part 1) Performer: Begley, Justus Oct 17, 1937 1
Sourwood Mountain Performer: Asher, M.; Performer: Hoskins, Theophilus G. Oct 14, 1937 2
Rocky Island Performer: Asher, McKinley Oct 14, 1937 1
Cotton-Eyed Joe Performer: Asher, McKinley Oct 14, 1937 2
Hand Me Down My Old White Hat Performer: Asher, McKinley Oct 14, 1937 3
Callahan Performer: Asher, McKinley Oct 14, 1937 3
Times Is Getting Hard (fragment) Performer: Asher, McKinley; Performer: Hoskins, Theophilus G. Oct 14, 1937 3
Dinah Performer: Hoskins, Theophilus G. Oct 14, 1937 1
Buck Creek Girls Performer: Asher, McKinley Oct 14, 1937 2
Hook and Line / I Wish To the Lord I'd Never Been Born Performer: Asher, McKinley Oct 14, 1937 3
Shortenin' Bread Performer: Asher, McKinley Oct 14, 1937 2
High Chicken Roost Performer: Asher, McKinley Oct 14, 1937 1
Cripple Creek Performer: Asher, McKinley Oct 14, 1937 2
Hornpipe Performer: Begley, Justus Oct 17, 1937 2
The Golden Willow Tree (part 1) Performer: Begley, Justus Oct 17, 1937 1
The Golden Willow Tree (part 2) Performer: Begley, Justus Oct 17, 1937 2
Run, Banjo Performer: Begley, Justus Oct 17, 1937 3
I've Been All Around This World Performer: Begley, Justus Oct 17, 1937 1
Betty Jane Performer: Begley, Justus Oct 17, 1937 1
The Wreck On the Somerset Road (part 1) Performer: Begley, Justus Oct 17, 1937 2
The Wreck On the Somerset Road (part 2) Performer: Begley, Justus Oct 17, 1937 1
The Roving Boy Performer: Begley, Justus Oct 17, 1937 1
Sally Goodin Performer: Begley, Justus Oct 17, 1937 2
Hook and Line Performer: Begley, Justus Oct 17, 1937 3
Fair You Well, My Blue-Eyed Girl Performer: Begley, Justus Oct 17, 1937 1
Lula Wall Performer: Napier, E.H. Oct 20, 1937 1
The Romish Lady Performer: Gevedon, Catherine; Performer: Gevedon, Monroe Oct 23, 1937 1
Wagoner Performer: Gevedon, Bert; Performer: Gevedon, Catherine; Performer: Gevedon, Monroe Oct 23, 1937 2
Old Coon Dog Performer: Gevedon, Bert; Performer: Gevedon, Catherine; Performer: Gevedon, Monroe Oct 23, 1937 3
Over the River to Charlie Performer: Gevedon, Bert; Performer: Gevedon, Catherine; Performer: Gevedon, Monroe Oct 23, 1937 4
Arkansas Traveler Performer: Gevedon, Bert; Performer: Gevedon, Monroe Oct 23, 1937 1
Martha Campbell (#1) Performer: Gevedon, Bert; Performer: Gevedon, Catherine; Performer: Gevedon, Monroe Oct 23, 1937 1
Martha Campbell (#2) Performer: Gevedon, Bert; Performer: Gevedon, Catherine; Performer: Gevedon, Monroe Oct 23, 1937 2
Two Italians Performer: Gevedon, Bert; Performer: Gevedon, Catherine; Performer: Gevedon, Monroe Oct 23, 1937 3
Red Bird Performer: Gevedon, Bert; Performer: Gevedon, Catherine; Performer: Gevedon, Monroe Oct 23, 1937 4
The Girl I Left Behind Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 23, 1937 2
Oh Willie, Oh Willie (part 1) Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 23, 1937 3
Oh Willie, Oh Willie (part 2) Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 23, 1937 1
I'm Going to Join the Army (part 1) Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 23, 1937 2
I'm Going to Join the Army (part 2) Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 23, 1937 1
Rocky Island Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 23, 1937 1
Shady Grove Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 23, 1937 1
Dinah Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 23, 1937 1
Lynchburg Town Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 28, 1937 2
Old Joe Clark (part 1) Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 28, 1937 1
Old Joe Clark (part 2) Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 28, 1937 1
The Girl I Left Behind Me (part 1) Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 28, 1937 2
The Girl I Left Behind Me (part 2) Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 28, 1937 1
Roll On, Babe (part 1) Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 28, 1937 2
Roll On, Babe (part 2) Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 28, 1937 1
Jenny Get Around (part 1) Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 28, 1937 1
Jenny Get Around (part 2) Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 28, 1937 1
Tennessee (part 1) Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 28, 1937 2
Tennessee (part 2) Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 28, 1937 1
Callahan Performer: Prater, Winnie Oct 28, 1937 2
John Henry (part 1) Performer: Prater, Winnie Oct 28, 1937 3
John Henry (part 2) Performer: Prater, Winnie Oct 28, 1937 1
Hounds On My Track Performer: Prater, Winnie Oct 28, 1937 2
I've Been In the Bend So Long Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 28, 1937 3
The Roving Gambler Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 28, 1937 1
Alabam Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 28, 1937 2
John Henry Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 28, 1937 1
Got A Little Home In Georgia Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 28, 1937 2
Old Coon Dog Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 28, 1937 1
The Girl I Left Behind Me Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 28, 1937 2
Jack Wilson Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 28, 1937 2
Backin' to My Shack Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 28, 1937 3
Way Down the River, Boys Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 28, 1937 1
Little Bobby (part 1) Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 28, 1937 2
Little Bobby (part 2) Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 28, 1937 1
Up and Down the Lane Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 28, 1937 2
Trouble On My Mind Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 28, 1937 1
Way Down the Mountain Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 28, 1937 2
Lost Indian (#1) Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 28, 1937 1
Lost Indian (#2) Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 28, 1937 2
Shortenin' Bread Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 28, 1937 3
Ida Red Performer: Mullins, J.M. Oct 28, 1937 1
Mississippi Sawyer Performer: Williams, Walter Oct 28, 1937 1
Unidentified banjo tune Performer: Williams, Walter Oct 28, 1937 2
John Hardy Performer: Williams, Walter Oct 28, 1937 1
Wild Horse Performer: Williams, Walter; Performer: Stepp, William Hamilton (W.H… Oct 28, 1937 1
The Mud Fence Performer: Williams, Walter; Performer: Stepp, William Hamilton (W.H… Oct 28, 1937 2
East Virginia Performer: Williams, Walter Oct 28, 1937 1
Pass Around the Bottle Performer: Williams, Walter Oct 28, 1937 2
East Virginia (duplicate) Performer: Williams, Walter Oct 28, 1937 1
East Virginia Performer: Williams, Walter Oct 28, 1937 1
Pass Around the Bottle Performer: Williams, Walter Oct 28, 1937 1
Rye Whiskey Performer: Thornton, Marvin; Performer: Smith, Edgar; Performer: Kirkheart, Sgt. Alexander Mar 29, 1938 1
Pretty Polly (#1) Performer: Steele, Pete Mar 29, 1938 1
Johnny Oh Johnny Performer: Steele, Pete Mar 29, 1938 1
Pretty Polly (#2) Performer: Steele, Pete Mar 29, 1938 1
Payday At Coal Creek Performer: Steele, Pete Mar 29, 1938 1
Coal Creek March Performer: Steele, Pete Mar 29, 1938 1
Hoedown Performer: Steele, Pete Mar 29, 1938 1
The Boston Burglar Performer: Steele, Pete Mar 29, 1938 1
Ida Red Performer: Steele, Pete Mar 29, 1938 2
Careless Love Performer: Steele, Pete; Performer: Steele, Craig Mar 29, 1938 1
Train A-Pullin' the Crooked Hill Performer: Steele, Pete Mar 29, 1938 2
Galilee Performer: Steele, Pete; Performer: Steele, Craig; Performer: Steele, Pearl; Performer: Steele, Lillie Mar 29, 1938 1
Nine Pound Hammer Performer: Steele, Pete; Performer: Steele, Craig; Performer: Steele, Pearl; Performer: Steele, Lillie Mar 29, 1938 1
Spanish Fandango Performer: Steele, Pete Mar 29, 1938 2
Poor Ellen Smith Performer: Steele, Pete Mar 29, 1938 1
Polly Wolly Doodle Performer: Steele, Pete; Performer: Steele, Lillie Mar 29, 1938 1
The House Carpenter Performer: Steele, Pete; Performer: Steele, Lillie Mar 29, 1938 1
The Knoxville Girl Performer: Steele, Pete; Performer: Steele, Pearl; Performer: Steele, Lillie Mar 29, 1938 1
I Wish I Was Single Again (part 1) Performer: Steele, Pete Mar 29, 1938 3
I Wish I Was Single Again (part 2) Performer: Steele, Pete Mar 29, 1938 1
Shout Lula Performer: Steele, Pete Mar 29, 1938 2
Lynchburg Town Performer: Steele, Pete Mar 29, 1938 1
Cripple Creek Performer: Steele, Pete Mar 29, 1938 2
Old Joe Clark Performer: Steele, Pete Mar 29, 1938 3
Three Little Devils Performer: Steele, Pete Mar 29, 1938 2
Sourwood Mountain Performer: Steele, Pete Mar 29, 1938 3
The Worried Blues Performer: Steele, Pete Mar 29, 1938 1
Darling Corey Performer: Steele, Pete Mar 29, 1938 1
You've Got to Walk that Lonesome Valley Performer: Roark, George (Shortbuckle); Performer: Hensley, John; Recordist: Barnicle, Mary Elizabeth Jan 1, 1938 1
I Cannot Tell How Much I Owe Performer: Roark, George (Shortbuckle); Performer: Hensley, John; Recordist: Barnicle, Mary Elizabeth Jan 1, 1938 1
I Truly Understand That You Love Another Man Performer: Roark, George (Shortbuckle); Recordist: Barnicle, Mary Elizabeth Jan 1, 1938 1
Old Joe Clark Performer: Roark, George (Shortbuckle); Recordist: Barnicle, Mary Elizabeth Jan 1, 1938 1
Liza Up the 'Simmon Tree Performer: Roark, George (Shortbuckle); Recordist: Barnicle, Mary Elizabeth Jan 1, 1938 1
Sourwood Mountain Performer: Roark, George (Shortbuckle); Recordist: Barnicle, Mary Elizabeth Jan 1, 1938 1
Lynchburg Town Performer: Roark, George (Shortbuckle); Recordist: Barnicle, Mary Elizabeth Jan 1, 1938 1
Groundhog Performer: Roark, George (Shortbuckle); Recordist: Barnicle, Mary Elizabeth Jan 1, 1938 1
Cripple Creek Performer: Roark, George (Shortbuckle); Recordist: Barnicle, Mary Elizabeth Jan 1, 1938 1
John Henry Performer: Roark, George (Shortbuckle); Recordist: Barnicle, Mary Elizabeth Jan 1, 1938 1
Reuben Performer: Roark, George (Shortbuckle); Recordist: Barnicle, Mary Elizabeth Jan 1, 1938 1
Black-Eyed Susie Performer: Roark, George (Shortbuckle); Recordist: Barnicle, Mary Elizabeth Jan 1, 1938 1