A thread was started on this subject on the mainstream forum; I'd like to hear the opinions of the more enlightened.
Shampoo strips your hair of natural oils and drives your scalp into an oil-producing frenzy, thus necessitating it's regular use. This I learned from Elizabeth Clark. So do we just use hot water and lots of combing? Maybe I need to get one of those oil-stripping combs.
"A very good idea of the old style of playing may be formed by referring to the Briggs Banjo Instructor."
Albert Baur, Sgt., Co. A, 102nd Regiment, NY Volunteer Infantry.