Give Me the Banjo (2011)

Genres - Music  |   Sub-Genres - Music History  |   Run Time - 82 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Narrated by Steve Martin, this documentary chronicles the colonial origins of the banjo. Also featured are comments and performances by Earl Scruggs, Pete Seeger, Bela Fleck, Mike Seeger, and many more. In addition, Rosanne Cash talks with fellow country star Rodney Crowell about the influence banjo music has had on their musical styles.

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banjo, history, jazz, music, ragtime