Life Stories

Reflections on my upbringing, fatherhood, and trying to be a better person.

About This Banjo

I’m always conflicted about adding banjo to a recording because it’s such a specific and recognizable sound. Nobody hears a banjo and thinks, My goodness, what is that instrument? But I think the sound works in “The Kindness of Strangers.” It helps keep the song lighter.  I bought this banjo in Fargo, North Dakota. I

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