Knoxville News Sentenil story about the CANJO

Here's a link to a detailed and superbly written story by Brian Long, staff writer of the Knoxville News Sentinel newspaper, about the accurate history of the one-stringed musical instrument called the "canjoe", and by some, 'canjo'.

http://www.knoxville.com/news/2009/sep/13/can-do-attitude/?partner=...

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Comment by Tom Caneschi aka cbg tom on September 2, 2012 at 8:27pm

A nice warm story in this big bad world... something more news outlets should pick up on instead of murders war and the nasty side of life... keep spreading the smiles CanJoe* john your a special kind of guy.

Comment by Josh Thompson on August 29, 2012 at 12:42pm

This is a truly an amazing heartfelt story, I hope to you happiness in every way of life.

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.”
― Plato

Comment by Jim Woods on August 28, 2012 at 2:44pm

Great heartwarming story John.  Thanks for sharing yourself and for sharing the story.

Comment by CanJoe*John on August 27, 2012 at 10:00pm
Thank you, so much, for your kind words and encouragement, Silent Jim! I am sincerely honored by your openly expressed appreciation and understanding for my earnest efforts of giving back. Today began a new direction for the "Tour of Smiles" whereby I have now become a team member of the region's hospice, as a special entertainer and "smile therapist" for patients who are in their end of life. No greater use for these cool one-stringed instruments could ever be, than as effective tools to help put the last smiles on those faces who deserve to smile the most...

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