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Stringbean and His Banjo
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Give Me Back My Five Dollars
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Rootin for the Underdog

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To millions of younger country music fans, David Akeman, better known as Stringbean, was one of the comedy powerhouses of the Grand Ole Opry and television's Hee Haw, of which he was one of the original cast members. As a banjo player, however, his work goes back to the 1940s and a three-year stint with Bill Monroe. Akeman was born to a farm family in Annville, in Jackson County, KY, and he became interested in music at an early age -- no surprise there, since not only did his ... Read more

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