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My Dad played Banjo ! The house was Rockin'

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My dad played banjo and there was always music in the house . No wonder I had dancing feet . This banjo age unknown photo from 1960 or a bit earlier .Also played mandolin !


  1. walksoftly walksoftly, 3 years ago
    My son says you can't listen to a banjo & not smile.
  2. EJW-54 EJW-54, 3 years ago
    There was allways music in our house too, mostly guitars and piano, and mostly hymn's and "you are my sunshine" lol Love all your family photos!
  3. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
    EJW we were lucky to grow up to music . It just brings so much joy ! No piano players in my house but if Jerry lee Lewis ever came a knockin' I would have been rockin :-)
  4. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
    Walksoft our son is right it is such a quick beat it brings a smile to the room !
  5. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
    Thanks Scandi and official !! I wish I could hear him play again
  6. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
    LOL Walksoft that was a typo me and you don't have a son do we :-) I meant Your son geez that was a big typo
  7. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
    Thank you Scott !
  8. walksoftly walksoftly, 3 years ago
    I was afraid my wife my see that comment Mani & ban me from this site:) LOL
  9. walksoftly walksoftly, 3 years ago
    Look at that I just did a typo.... might not my
    you had me so flustered I can't type
  10. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
    LOL to funny walksoft . I guess we needed a wake up today that banjo had me tapping my feet and not thinking straight . I hope your wife lets you stay I am just half blind and gee if you skip one letter it makes a whole new meaning like your and our . I will never miss the Y again :-)
  11. toolate2 toolate2, 3 years ago
    I grew up in a house full of singers. My dad was always singing. My brother had a great voice and I always loved to harmonize... Some of my fondest family memories are centered around music. These old photos people are posting are definitely making me more and more sentimental! Thanks for sharing!
  12. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
    Thanks toolate they are great memories aren't they :-)
  13. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
    Thank you Bellin and Timber
  14. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
    Thank you Vintagemad !
  15. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
    Thank you Junkmanjoe !
  16. junkmanjoe junkmanjoe, 3 years ago
    Good old Bluegrass. Reminds me Of Watchin Hee Haw! I love That Old Barn picture Hangin on The wall behind your Dad. Very Nice manikin! We have A Paino And A Guitar At Our House that None Of Us HAs Learned to Play Yet. If I could Play I would Love to learn The Saxaphone.
  17. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
    We had a Sax player , guitar, banjo's, mandolins and a piano player in family I have no talent put can turn on radio :-) Love the music so I danced !
  18. junkmanjoe junkmanjoe, 3 years ago
    So You Was The Dancer! I have 3 girls and 1 son. They Do Like to sing. Guess they get that from my Wife. She has a Beautiful Voice. I like To Sing Too! The Lord Said Make A Joyful Noise He Did'nt Say You Had To sound Good.
  19. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
    That is same as my husband says he sings all the time but says the Lord likes it and he is off key :-) My first husband that passed away was a singer and my Mom no other singers in family . I have 5 kids and not one sings or plays any instrument :-(
  20. jimborasco jimborasco, 2 years ago
    A banjo picker....a man after my own heart!! Love this!
  21. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Thanks Jim . He really liked it and a jam session every week kept our feet happy with the rhythm . I sure miss him so thanks for stopping to give a nice comment ! :-)
  22. jimborasco jimborasco, 2 years ago
    It reminds me of my Dad. He taught me all the stringed instruments. He and i would sit on the back porch and serenade the birds, squirrels and deer(our only neighbors). Thanks so much for sharing that with us, me especially! Jimbo

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