Eddie Peabody

Eddie Peabody

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Captain Edwin Ellsworth Peabody (February 19, 1902 - November 7, 1970) was an American musical entertainer. His career spanned five decades and he was perhaps the most famous plectrum (4 string) banjo player ever. He was also known professionally as "Little Eddie," "King of the Banjo," and "Happiness Boy." Born in Reading, Massachusetts, Eddie taught himself to play the violin, mandolin, guitar and banjo, at a very young age. He entered the U.S. Navy in March 1916 aged fourteen after lying about his age. He served in World War I on an S-14 submarine.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Ject Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135938797
  • 9786135938791