John Croft, Glan Tanat, Llanyblodwel, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY10 8NQ, England.
Tel: (+44) 01691 828850
Details about my Forthcoming Book entitled
The Banjo Uke
* Casebound with printed Dust Jacket
* Printed on Very High Quality A4 Paper
* Lots of Photographs (almost all in Colour)
* 300 Pages
* 16 Chapters (see List below)
* Loads of Information
* Lots of Stories
* Preface, Acknowledgements, Introduction, and Dedication
Chapter 1: How my interest started.
Chapter 2: From the Ukulele to the Banjo Uke
Chapter 3: The Elements of a Banjo Uke
Chapter 4. The Keech Brothers
Chapter 5: Ludwig Banjo Ukes
Chapter 6: Gibson Ukulele-
Chapter 7: Abbott Banjo Ukes
Chapter 8: Bacon Banjo Ukes
Chapter 9: Other Notable Banjo Uke Makers and Instruments
Chapter 10: Price Comparisons Then and Now
Chapter 11: The Major Case Makers
Chapter 12: How to change a Vellum
Chapter 13: George Harrison and the Banjo Uke
Chapter 14: The Ownership of George Formby’s Instruments
Chapter 15: How to Choose a Banjo Uke
Chapter 16: How to get the Best out of your Banjo Uke
More than seven years after I started writing this book it is now completely finished and has been sent for printing and binding.
The feedback that I have had from people who have seen either part of it or the first editing copy, has been tremendous, and you can see a few random photographs below.
My thanks to everyone for their support and encouragement along the way. Having had a long-
* The photos and text shown below are taken from the first (un-
Rest assured the ones in the book itself are not!
** Go to the bottom left of the image and click the middle button for an automatic slide display.
*** The page binding shown in these photos is very basic but the finished book will have proper high quality binding.
**** The images below are all subject to Copyright and may not be reproduced without my written permission.
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