The Banjo Kings

The Banjo Kings

Top Songs

1
Stephen Foster Medley #1: My Old Kentucky Home / Old Folks at Home / Camptown Races / Oh! Susanna
2
That Banjo Rag

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Biography

The Banjo Kings were one of the very few (if only) groups recorded by the Good Time Jazz label in the 1950s that could be considered a bit corny. Formed by banjoists Dick Roberts and Red Roundtree in 1951, the band had either Joe Heimlich, Ernie Anderson or Vito Mumolo on third banjo, plus a three-piece rhythm section that usually included pianist Stan Wrightsman; they played at Dixieland festivals and made several records, from which a CD sampler called Favorites was issued in ... Read more

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