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At 3:20pm on September 21, 2014, BUGGY (C) said…


Well done for playing Cambridge Nice playing mate

where are you in London?

At 9:23pm on April 20, 2014, Rand Moore said…

Hi Flatfoot Johnny,

I was wondering if you know how to play "Cornbread and Butter Beans" (as made famous by the Carolina Chocolate Drops), as it is a claw-hammer banjo tune and I vaguely recall seeing a video of it with your name on it on Youtube. If you have the tabs worked out (even just the melody), I'd greatly appreciate a copy. Cooler still would be a slow (easy to learn from video, if you have the time). Thanks.


At 3:04pm on July 4, 2012, Lane Anderson said…

Same to you! I really like your builds. I'm just starting but I hope to get to that level one day. They're works of art!

At 12:06pm on March 20, 2012, Lesley Jones said…

Hello  - it's good to hear from you.

I'm having fun with my CBG  - it's a great sound with stunning good looks!



At 9:45am on November 3, 2011, Roger "BluesJunkie" Parks said…
Hey flatfoot .. like your work .. take care
At 12:41pm on August 16, 2011, c# merle said…
cheers for the friendship johnny. keep on with the builds - last one sounds awesome
At 5:55pm on August 14, 2011, Roadkill a.k.a. John Maw said…

Hi Johnny.

Thanks very much for leaving a comment on my video and for the friend request. While I think of it, may I invite you to join the London and nearby group. The idea is to compare notes on sources of materials as well as maybe arranging sharing lifts to events further north.

Thanks again.


At 2:14pm on August 5, 2011, Bear said…

Johnny -- My tackhead's holding up pretty well; neck's very straight, and the violin-style friction tuners work fine (well, as friction tuners go)... Humidity does indeed have a significant effect on the skin head, which is why I'd like to try a skin head w/ tension hoop and brackets like your grain measure banjo. When I get to it, I may have questions fer ya'...  Wish I had clawhammer skills like you!


Shoot me an e-mail at tktreadway@aol.com with an address, and I'll send you a copy of my little homebrew cd, free of charge.

At 9:42am on June 8, 2011, Uncle John said…
Love your full of good art instruments and photos.  The syrup banjo is my fave.  Did you see my comment regarding you in Chickenbone's 6 string video?
At 11:55am on June 2, 2011, anthony said…

hi Johnny,

a fellow banjoer.  liking it! 


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