Banjo guitar

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Banjo guitar or Banjitar or Ganjo (Australia) is a six-string banjo tuned in the standard tuning of a six-string guitar (E2-A2-D3-G3-B3-E4) from lowest to highest strings.. The six-string banjo was introduced in the late 19th century. Less widespread than four- and five-string banjos, it was reintroduced in the latter part of the twentieth century with the modern guitar-like tuning.

The six-string "banjo guitar" should not be confused with the five-string Bluegrass banjo (played by [Pete Seeger, Earl Scruggs and others), which retains re-entrant banjo tuning with a high-pitched short drone string going halfway up the neck. The zither banjo had six tuning keys, but also only five strings the short fifth string going up a hole at the 5th fret up a channel under the fingerboard, an through a hole in the headstock to a tuning roller.

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