Monthly Archives: September 2011

The History of the Canjo

John L. VanArsdall (now known to the world as CanJoe*John) was born and raised in the mountains of east Tennessee where he was exposed to many styles and genres of music, and especially the music of the Appalachian mountain regions. … Continue reading

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A Labor of Love

On this rainy 2011 Labor Day, it has been decided to post a little about what kind of labor goes into the designing and building of canjo instruments. The CanJoe Company is the sole pioneer of the custom canjo instrument … Continue reading

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