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Early Days of the Genuine, Original ‘Canjoe’ Instrument

Some of the earliest days when the one-stringed canjoe instrument was barely heard of by virtually anyone in the world, much effort and money to get it popularized was expended. Herschel R. Brown (deceased), the official creator of the instrument … Continue reading

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“One String, One Can, One Man” … ONE BIG MISSION!

Here’s a link to an excellent story written by Brian Long, staff writer of the Knoxville News Sentinel, of Knoxville, TN and published in 2009 in that paper. This superbly written story tells many details about the true history of … Continue reading

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Photos and Story of an ORIGINAL Herschel Brown canjoe

The first major artist to receive an authentic CanJoe Company one-stringed canjo instrument was personally requested. Bill Monroe, the “father of bluegrass” music was the headliner performing on September 7, 1995 at the Paramount Theater, Bristol, TN, along with several … Continue reading

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