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Eric Weissberg

bj, *1939 US, New York City
Singer / Musician of Folk

Eric Weissberg (born August 16, 1939) is an American singer, banjo player and multi-instrumentalist, best known for playing solo in "Dueling Banjos," featured as the theme of the movie Deliverance (1972) and released as a single that reached number 1 in 1973 in the United States and Canada.A member of the folk group, the Tarriers, for years, Weissberg later developed a career as a sessions musician. He has played and recorded with leading rock and popular musicians and groups of the late 20th century. Weissberg continues to play at folk festivals.

     
Instruments
  • Banjo
  • Guitar
  • Steel guitar
  • Mandolin
  • Violin
Genres
  • Folk
  • World
  • Soundtrack
  • Country
  • Children's Music
Popular Tracks   
Dueling Banjos on Dueling Banjos From The Original Sound Track Of Deliverance And Additional Music by Eric Weissberg
End of a Dream on Dueling Banjos From The Original Sound Track Of Deliverance And Additional Music by Eric Weissberg
Old Joe Clark on Trad Folk and Blues: A Modern Take by Various Artists
Mountain Dew on Banjos and Fiddles: Country and Bluegrass by Various Artists
Buffalo Gals on Dueling Banjos & Fantastic Fiddles by Various Artists
Feuding Banjos on Feuding Banjos - Bluegrass Banjo of the Southern Mountains by Various Artists
Fire On the Mountain on Americana Icons by Various Artists
The Trash Can Band on Schoolhouse Rock! Earth by Various Artists
Footprints In The Snow on Song Of The Hills: Appalachian Classics by Various Artists
Man Of Constant Sorrow on Song Of The Hills: Appalachian Classics by Various Artists

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Banjo JamboreeEric Weissberg, Mike Seeger, Roger McGuinn, David Lindley, Mason Williams1996Album
Feuding BanjosRoger McGuinn, Eric Weissberg, Mason Williams1995Album
Dueling Banjos - Deliverance IIEric Weissberg, Marshall Brickman, The Dillards, Tom Paley & Art Rosenbaum1979Compil.
Missouri BreaksJohn Williams, Eric Weissberg1976Single
Guitar TapestryWes Montgomery, Joe Pass, Charlie Christian, Les Paul, Johnny Smith, Bucky Pizzarelli, Joseph Iadone, Don Arnone, Chet Atkins, Tony Mottola, Al Caiola, Eric Weissberg, Vinnie Bell, Jay Berliner, Don Young, Al Casamenti1976Album
Duelo De BanjosEric Weissberg y Steve Mandell1973Single
Dueling BanjosEric Weissberg And Steve Mandell1973Single
Dueling Banjos From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Deliverance And Additional MusicEric Weissberg And Steve Mandell1973Compil.
Feuding BanjosEric Weissberg, Mason Williams, Erik Darling, Mike Seeger, Joe Maphis, Roger McGuinn1973Album
Dueling BanjosEric Weissberg & Steve Mandell1972Single
New Dimensions In Banjo And BluegrassEric Weissberg, Marshall Brickman1963Album
Sunny's Gallery Of Folk BalladsSunny Schwartz With Fred Hellerman And Eric Weissberg1960Album
Banjos, Banjos, And More Banjos!Dick Weissman, Billy Faier, Eric Weissberg1957Album
Dueling Banjos / Reuben's TrainEric WeissbergSingle
Five-String Banjo Jamboree: A Treasury Of Banjo MusicDick Weissman - Billy Faier - Eric WeissbergAlbum
The Roots Of FolkJudy Collins, Pete Seeger, Eric Weissberg, Woody Guthrie, Sonny Terry, Carolyn HesterAlbum
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