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Joe Richman PLEASE, defend BANJOS !!! (148* d) RE: PLEASE, defend BANJOS !!! 12 Jul 04

Depends on what you define as an invented instrument. Weren't electronic synthesizers invented in the US? ( Like the Moog Synthesizer.) And are solid body electric guitars different enough from traditional guitars to be considered a separate category? Then I live only about 10 miles from the original shop that turned out the first such beasts.

Also, do you consider the gourd banjo to be a different instrument from the modern banjo? If not, then the banjo is an African (or maybe Arab?) instrument, and not American at all!


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