The Birth of the Banjo

The Birth of the Banjo

Model: 12454 / 9780786428748 ISBN: 9780786428748
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Joel Walker Sweeney and Early Minstrelsy
by Bob Carlin

Binding: Paperback
Publisher: McFarland & Co.
Pages: 193
Date of Publication: Feb 21, 2007

A professional banjo player, Sweeney introduced mainstream America to a music, which had its roots in the transplanted black culture of the southern slave. Beginning with the banjo's introduction to America and Great Britain, this book provides an overview of early banjo music.


  • Model: 12454 / 9780786428748
  • Manufactured by: McFarland & Co.
  • Condition: new
  • ISBN: 9780786428748
The Birth of the Banjo