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The Birth of the Banjo


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Musician and writer Bob Carlin is the author of String Bands in the North Carolina Piedmont (2004). His articles have been published in Journal of Country Music and Bluegrass Unlimited. He lives in Lexington, North Carolina.


"recommended"--Choice; "an important addition...Carlin presents his research and insights clearly, and tells the story of Sweeney and his role straighforwardly. Abundantly illustrated, handsomely designed, and very readable as well as scrupulously researched...invaluable"--Old-Time Herald; "recommend[ed]"--In The Groove Magazine; "well-researched...scrupulously notated...information is invaluable"--Bluegrass Unlimited; "carefully researched...indepth...a must-read...compelling"--Banjo Newsletter; "painstaking research...abundantly illustrated...the author is to be congratulated for his efforts to recover stories that are not readily accessible to scholars and twenty-first-century fans of the music"--The Journal of Southern History; "exhaustive...extensive research...a necessary addition...remarkable"--Sing Out!

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