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Billy Faier

Billy Faier has been played on NTS shows including The NTS Guide to…, with Longhorn Express first played on 18 October 2020.

Billy Faier (December 21, 1930 – January 29, 2016) was an American banjo player. He, along with Pete Seeger, was one of the early exponents of the banjo during the mid-20th-century American folk music revival.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, he moved with his family to Woodstock, New York in 1945, and later lived in Marathon, Texas. Active in the Washington Square Park folk scene in Greenwich Village from the late 1940s, he recorded two albums for Riverside Records, The Art of the Five-String…

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