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The banjo is one of the signature instruments of country and western music.
It has a unique sound that resonates from its circle-shaped body.
Influential early adopters were Stephen Foster and Pete Seeger.
For a typical country banjo please listen to sample number 1.

The banjo has five strings and is commonly played with finger picks.
The percussive sound of the banjo was used by North American cotton farmers to scare away birds.
They also used it to annoy their neighbors.
For a traditional banjo lullaby please listen to sample number 2.

The banjo was introduced to North American folk music by Scottish immigrants who did not have enough strings to build a proper guitar.


Banjos are most popular among people named Travis.
For a typical western banjo please listen to sample number 3.


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