How to Get the Best Use of BANJO-L
by Carroll Smith

The Following was posted to BANJO-L on Mon, 5 Mar 2001 by Carroll Smith, who has graciously given us permission to post it here.

As someone that started banjo after age 50 I know first hand the frustrations and difficulties of being a beginner. I have been on this list for several years now and I cannot overstate how valuable it has been to me and how much I have enjoyed meeting so many people. On more than one occasion I have said something that turned out to be dead wrong and I have been corrected, sometimes rather bluntly. I have learned to appreciate those corrections. I treasure bluntness.

Here are a few suggestions on how to get the most from the list (in no particular order):

If anyone wants to add to these suggestions, have at it!