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Famous Banjo Players 

Steve Jackson
Updated June 14, 2019 218.6k views 169 items

Famous Banjo Players, with photos, is a list of the best known banjo musicians in the world. These are musicians who are masters of their craft. While it is often the singers who claim all the fame, these musicians are famous in their own right. As time has past and music evolved, the list of musical instruments available has grown, especially with the advent of the digital age.

Who are the most famous banjo players? While the vocalist may have his lyrics, it is the musicians behind him, who truly make the sound. After all, instrumentals are as popular as ever, but a cappellas are few and far between. Best of all, with our modern recording technology, we will be able to enjoy these artists for centuries if not millennia!
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Abigail Washburn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Banjo Players
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Alan Munde is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Banjo Players
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Alison Brown is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Banjo Players
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Allen Shelton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Banjo Players
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Andy Irivne is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Banjo Players
Andy Irivne
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Arthur Smith is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Banjo Players
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B. F. Shelton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Banjo Players
B. F. Shelton
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Barney McKenna is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Banjo Players
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Bascom Lamar Lunsford is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Banjo Players
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Beck Hansen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Banjo Players
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Bee Ho Gray is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Banjo Players
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Béla Fleck is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Banjo Players
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Ben Eldridge is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Banjo Players
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Bernie Leadon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Banjo Players
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Bill Keith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Banjo Players
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Bill Lowrey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Banjo Players
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Billy Connolly is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Banjo Players
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Billy Whitlock is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Banjo Players
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Bob Carlin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Banjo Players
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Bradley Fish is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Banjo Players
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Brent Hinds is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Banjo Players
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Buck Trent is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Banjo Players
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Buckethead is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Banjo Players
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Buell Kazee is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Banjo Players
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Burl Ives is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Banjo Players