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Heard Up North: A banjo tuning lesson

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Nora Flaherty talked with the Atkinson Family in March, about the business of running its family bluegrass band.

The family talked about costs, planning, and their dreams for the band--and for all the Atkinsons, making music is at the base of it all. Family patriarch Richard Atkinson is no exception--he's a sound engineer, a singer, a songwriter...and a banjo player. For today's Heard Up North, Richard showed Nora how to tune a banjo:

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