Five Firsts: Banjo Dan Lindner of the Sky Blue Boys

November 9th, 2010, 4:01 pm by Greg
The Blue Sky Boys

The Blue Sky Boys

NAME: Dan Lindner, known for over 35 years around the northeast as “Banjo Dan”
BAND AFFILIATION: The Sky Blue Boys; Banjo Dan and the Mid-nite Plowboys
INSTRUMENT: Banjo, guitar, autoharp, dobro and mandolin

1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … My brother Willy and I shared a record collection in our youth, and as teenagers we got into traditional music (after our rock ‘n’ roll phase), inspired first by the New Lost City Ramblers’ first Folkways LP.

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