The Karl Alex Smyser Banjo Band

               

Karl Alex Smyser was a noted perfomer, composer, and teacher who maintained a teaching studio in York, Pennsylvania.  The Karl Alex Smyser Banjo Band was active in the York area from 1931 to 1941.  Helen Knighton is known to have been a member of the Smyser band from 1937 through 1940.
 


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