Thats the sad note being sounded by John Drummond who is attempting to get 500 banjo players together to strum and pick Foggy Mountain Breakdown at the same time.
The record attempt is set to sound off on September 13 at Turner Field in Atlanta but, so far, only 175 banjo players are confirmed.
Drummond says that players arent rushing to join because the lowly banjo isnt exactly the most adored musical instrument.
He admits there are enough anti-banjo jokes to fill 100 joke books including: Whats the difference between a skunk run over on the road and a banjo player run over on the road? You actually see skid marks in front of the skunk.
With that kind of respect, he jokes, With half the banjo population at the event, we wouldnt be surprised if they tried to kill us all at once.
To help the cause you can register at Banjo.com.
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