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At Deering Banjo, You Can Take Your Pick

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At Deering Banjo, You Can Take Your Pick

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At Deering Banjo, You Can Take Your Pick

At Deering Banjo, You Can Take Your Pick

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Greg and Janet Deering in their factory showroom, which they hope will become a must-visit destination for every banjo player. Scott Horsley, NPR hide caption

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The Deering Banjo Company is the Cadillac of banjo makers. It's also the Chevrolet. The San Diego company makes banjos priced from under $400 to more than $50,000. That range has helped the family run business survive and grow for nearly 30 years.

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