For the love of SPAM

canjo

That’s Alice. She plays the canjo. Its long neck is made from reclaimed wood, then fitted with a single Banjo string and a can of SPAM. An empty can of the potted meat apparently produces better sound than, say, Campbell’s. In fact, each canjo is tuned to the key of D. I found Alice selling the instruments at Oktoberfest in the Germantown neighborhood of Nashville on Saturday morning.

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2 thoughts on “For the love of SPAM

  1. Is this a slight hint as to what we’ll all b receiving for Christmas? (Please say yes) fantastic travel stories! Enjoyed joining u on the trip thru ur blog:))

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