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Live acoustic party music

Looking for a list of old-timey popular standard songs to play (guitar/banjo/mandolin/harmonica, etc) with friends in the living room while we drink beer and let the kids jump around. [more inside]
posted by Slarty Bartfast on Oct 20, 2012 - 24 answers

I would like to insure my musical instruments.

I would like to insure my musical instruments. [more inside]
posted by usonian on Sep 2, 2011 - 12 answers

If only 10-year-old me had insisted on lessons...

Did you start learning to play an instrument in your 20s? I guess I have this feeling like it's Too Late for me! [more inside]
posted by showbiz_liz on Jun 6, 2011 - 57 answers

Can I learn to play the banjo before I actually buy one?

Can I learn how to play the banjo via the guitar? How? [more inside]
posted by kitcat on Mar 26, 2010 - 21 answers

Others like St. James Infirmary?

My band does a great cover of St. James Infirmary Blues. What else should we do that's in the same vein? [more inside]
posted by Baby_Balrog on Nov 23, 2009 - 13 answers

How to transpose from guitar to banjo?

How do I transpose guitar sheet music, not tabs, into banjo sheet music?
posted by shesaysgo on May 17, 2009 - 9 answers

I wish I could shimmy like anybody at all

Is a banjo-uke tuned like a banjo or tuned like a uke? [more inside]
posted by Ollie on Apr 26, 2008 - 9 answers

banjo 101 for guitarists

I have recently been turned on to bluegrass, and am especially in awe of banjo players. I play guitar and would love to add banjoesque picking techniques to my arsenal, and assume other players have already done so. Are there any guitarists who employ banjo picking patterns? Online instruction, tabs, &c.?
posted by signal on Aug 12, 2006 - 10 answers

How do I keep my fingers agile in cold weather?

How do I get rid of stiffness from my fingers? [more inside]
posted by Zero Gravitas on May 20, 2006 - 4 answers

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