Monthly Archives: January 2011

Info on Tour of Smiles

The CanJoe Company proudly sponsors the “Tour of Smiles”. Below is some basic information with a web link to the regularly updated Facebook site that details what the tour is about and includes info about current and future related events. … Continue reading

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“Can Do Attitude”

The "Can Do" Attitude So far, out of the many stories that have been written, this is, by my own opinion, one of the best newspaper stories ever written about the “man who plays the can”, CanJoe*John. The primary subject … Continue reading

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“The ‘Real Deal’ Canjoe”

To verify the true authenticity of the “real deal” original one-stringed canjo instrument, EVERY CanJoe Company canjo instrument is ALWAYS hand signed personally by CanJoe*John. The trademark signature on each instrument validates the origin and authenticity of the instrument.

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Cans available from the CanJoe Company collection

The CanJoe Company has a huge collection of vintage and collectible cans that are available as choices that the canjo instruments could be potentially made from. Because each instrument that the CanJoe Company produces is custom designed and made to … Continue reading

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Auction of a CanJoe Company canjo instrument.

Auction of CanJoe Company canjo instrument Every CanJoe Company canjo instrument is custom hand crafted and each is of the highest of quality in craftsmanship using only the most choice materials and finished with the highest level of accuracy possible. … Continue reading

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How to buy a canjo

The CanJoe Company of Blountville, TN is the sole provider of the ONLY official, authentic, original one-stringed canjo musical instrument in the world. Officially licensed for business in 1994, the CanJoe Company pioneered the commercial availability of the unique one-stringed … Continue reading

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Obituary of Herschel R. Brown, originator of the canjoe

Onslow loses relentless advocate September 22, 2008 – 12:31AM CAROLE MOORE SPECIAL TO THE JACKSONVILLE DAILY NEWS of ONSLOW COUNTY, NC The people of Onslow County have lost a formidable advocate. Herschel R. Brown was a former Onslow County commissioner … Continue reading

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Tour of Smiles

On Valentines day in 1994, my wife, Paula, at age 39 developed acute pain in her right upper abdomen. Doctors thought it might be gall bladder disease and upon performing ultrasound, discovered, instead, a hypernephroma (kidney tumor) of her right … Continue reading

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