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  1. Gold Tone AC-5 Composite Resonator 5-String Banjo Gold Tone AC-5 Composite Resonator 5-String Banjo
    $336.75
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    $449.00 (save 25%)
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  2. Gretsch Guitars G9410 Broadkaster Special Banjo Gretsch Guitars G9410 Broadkaster Special Banjo
    $449.00
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    $749.00 (save 40%)
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    $417.57
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  3. Deering Goodtime Special 5-String Banjo with Resonator Deering Goodtime Special 5-String Banjo with Resonator
    $798.00
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    $985.00 (save 19%)
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  4. Rover RB-20 5-String Bluegrass Banjo Rover RB-20 5-String Bluegrass Banjo
    $259.99
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    $395.00 (save 34%)
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  1. Recording King RKH-05 Dirty 30's Resonator Banjo Recording King RKH-05 Dirty 30's Resonator Banjo
    $399.99
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    $533.99 (save 25%)
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    $371.99
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  2. Recording King Starlight Series Open Back Banjo Recording King Starlight Series Open Back Banjo
    $249.99
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  3. Gretsch Guitars G9455 Dixie Special Banjo Gretsch Guitars G9455 Dixie Special Banjo
    $499.00
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    $799.00 (save 38%)
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  4. Gold Tone BG-250F Resonator Banjo Gold Tone BG-250F Resonator Banjo
    Gold Tone BG-250F Resonator Banjo

    The BG-250 and BG-250F are a real "Bluegrass Special." This banjo includes our lifetime warranty. The BG -250...

    $1,011.75
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    $1,349.00 (save 25%)
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    Gold Tone CC-100 (O) Open Back Banjo Gold Tone CC-100 (O) Open Back Banjo
    $464.25
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    Recording King RK-R80 Professional Banjo Recording King RK-R80 Professional Banjo
    Recording King RK-R80 Professional Banjo

    Combines pre-war and modern features to create the ultimate bluegrass banjo.

    $1,499.99
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    $1,999.99 (save 25%)
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    Deering 5-Golden Era 5-String Banjo Deering 5-Golden Era 5-String Banjo
    Deering 5-Golden Era 5-String Banjo

    The Golden Era banjo is a unique model of the Deering line. It's designed to reproduce the most sought-after...

    $3,849.00
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    $4,769.00 (save 19%)
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  4. Gold Tone CC-50RP Convertible 5-String Banjo Gold Tone CC-50RP Convertible 5-String Banjo
    $486.75
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    $649.00 (save 25%)
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  1. Deering Classic Goodtime Special 5-String Banjo Deering Classic Goodtime Special 5-String Banjo
    $989.00
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  2. Washburn B11K 5-String Banjo Washburn B11K 5-String Banjo
    $499.00
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    $890.90 (save 44%)
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  3. Rover RB-20 5-String Old-Time Banjo Rover RB-20 5-String Old-Time Banjo
    $189.99
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    $295.00 (save 36%)
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    Deering Calico Banjo Deering Calico Banjo
    Deering Calico Banjo

    Beautiful to look at and fun to play!

    $3,898.00
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    $4,729.00 (save 18%)
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    Deering 5-Boston 5-String Banjo Deering 5-Boston 5-String Banjo
    Deering 5-Boston 5-String Banjo

    Boston 5 string banjo with thick steel rim, mahogany neck, and rosewood fingerboard. Produces a powerful and...

    $1,695.00
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    $2,049.00 (save 17%)
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  2. Ibanez B100 5-String Banjo Ibanez B100 5-String Banjo
    $299.99
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    $449.99 (save 33%)
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    $278.99
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  3. Vega Old Tyme Wonder Banjo Vega Old Tyme Wonder Banjo
    $1,495.00
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    Vega Long Neck Banjo Vega Long Neck Banjo
    Vega Long Neck Banjo

    $3,995.00
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    $5,039.00 (save 21%)
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Five string banjos have a distinct twang like no other. The plucky bounce of most banjo music has had people dancing and singing along for centuries. Being a part of this tradition is a great reason to try out this unique instrument and the modern tune-ups make it easier to attempt than ever. The banjo we know today originated in the 1830s and is most commonly associated with American ‘old time’ music, bluegrass and country genres. However, modern musicians such as Mumford & Sons and Sufjan Stevens are embracing the instrument and have begun incorporating into their own unique arrangements. Finding a banjo tab for your favorite classics and pop hits is pretty easy with more and more musicians trying this instrument out.

Five string banjos rely on a string that begins at the fifth fret. This gives you the ability to play with different tunings and to attain a higher tone not quite as easy to attain with a four string. This high note is very useful in a lot of Irish and Celtic music as much of this genre has songs that reach the higher registers.

If you’re considering buying a banjo you have to look the variations of rim and tone ring constructions. These components are critical to the overall sound of your banjo so you want to decide early on what you are after. If you’re just beginning, a multi-plywood rim that’s featured on the Recording King Dirty 30s banjo is a lightweight option that resonates crisply giving you a clear tone that projects well. For more advanced players, metal options like the brass featured on the Washburn B17 Sunburst projects even further than wooden models and are perfect for lightning fast bluegrass players who want the banjo to stand out over the other instruments.

The tradition of banjo music is certainly not limited to old timey barn dances. Whether you’re looking to continue the custom with your Celtic group or want to re-invent and incorporate the distinct tone into your own musical arrangements, there is a banjo that will suit your needs and ensure your personal technique stands out.

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