The Arts Give Me the Banjo: Finding the Real Thing
In the late 1960s, David Holt began searching out the last authentic old time banjoists. Details
Program: The Arts
Episode: Give Me the Banjo: Finding the Real Thing
David Holt is a multi-instrumentalist, storyteller, a regular on Hee Haw and host of the public TV show Folkways. In the late 1960s, Holt began searching out old time banjoists throughout the mountain south, hoping to learn from the last authentic folk survivors untouched by modern media. But, "authenticity" in folk music proved to be difficult to define.
Premiere Date: 10/31/2011
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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