The Pete Seeger banjo bridge – and more…

In this little movie Pete Seeger talks about his banjo.

Pete Seeger banjo headWhere the strange bridge he uses originates. But also about how he made the neck of his instrument himself, from a piece of Lignum Vitae. How John D’Angelico put the frets in on the wrong positions. And how the text on his banjo head was influenced by Woodie Guthrie and Martin Luther King…

A rare piece of footage, of and old man who even at an advanced age, shares his knowledge.

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