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Ben Cook-Feltz

Ben Cook-Feltz – Merry BCF-ing Christmas (Ep. 191)

Join hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig this Friday for a special seasonal episode as they chat with Americana folk-rock songwriter Ben Cook-Feltz about his 2020 holiday release Merry BCF-ing Christmas ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. (There’s No Place Like) Home For The Holidays
  2. Mannheim
  3. Some Children See Him
  4. Merry XMAS Everybody
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Learn more about Ben and purchase his music directly:
https://bencookfeltz.com/

Peter Remiger (Producer)
https://www.linkedin.com/in/peter-remiger-b2034913

Jon Hunt – Cover Design
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jon-hunt-69a1204

Sarah Morris (BCLP Ep. 58)
https://backcataloglisteningparty.com/artist/sarah-morris/

OK Factor (BCLP Ep. 51)
https://backcataloglisteningparty.com/artist/the-ok-factor/

Merry XMAS Everybody by Slade:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Merry_Xmas_Everybody

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Herdman, Hills, Mangsen

Herdman, Hills, Mangsen – Voices of Winter (Ep. 190)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk this Friday with award-winning folk music legends Priscilla Herdman, Anne Hills and Cindy Mangsen about their 1997 release Voices of Winter ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recordings.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Wintergrace
  2. Voices of Winter
  3. Witch Hazel
  4. Chickadee
  5. Lo How a Rose
GALLERY
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Learn more about Herdman, Hills, Mangsen at:
http://compassrosemusic.com/trio.html

Learn more about Winter Voices purchase directly at:
http://compassrosemusic.com/pwinter.html

Explore Anne Hills music at:
https://annehills.com/

โ€‹Explore Priscilla’s music:
https://priscillaherdman.com

โ€‹Explore Cindy’s music:
http://www.compassrose.com

Susan Forbes Hansen (album art photographer):
https://spinitron.com/WHUS/dj/6318/Susan-Forbes-Hansen

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The McCrary Sisters

The McCrary Sisters โ€“ A Very McCrary Christmas (Ep. 141 – Encore Episode)

Join us for a special holiday encore episode of the Back Catalog Listening Party as we replay our chat with acclaimed gospel, soul and Americana quartet The McCrary Sisters and listen to tracks off of their 2019 holiday release A Very McCrary Christmas ๐ŸŽ„ ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. This was a very heartfelt and fun episode full of great songs and stories!!

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Go Tell it on the Mountain
  2. What Child Is This?
  3. O Come All Ye Faithful
  4. Away in a Manger
  5. Joyful, Joyful
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about The McCrary Sisters and purchase their music:
https://www.mccrarysisters.com/

Joyful, Joyful (Live):
https://youtu.be/bCPK49qaojY

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Southside Aces

Southside Aces – Santaphone (Ep. 140)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Minneapolis-based New Orleans style jazz ensemble Southside Aces about their 2012 holiday release Santaphone ๐ŸŽ…๐ŸŽบ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us for this special seasonal episode as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
  2. Santaphone
  3. Santa’s New Suit
  4. Winter Wonderland
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about the Southside Aces and purchase their music directly at: https://www.southsideaces.com/

Charlie DeVore – Tony Balluff’s mentor
Contact Tony at mplsjazzman [at] gmail.com for more info about Charlie.
Charlie’s Obituary

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Neal & Leandra

Neal & Leandra – Angels and Fools: A Christmas Collection Volume 2 (Ep. 139)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk this Friday with folk singer-songwriter couple Neal & Leandra about their 2005 release Angels and Fools: A Christmas Collection Volume 2 ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS

  1. Toyland
  2. Boswell’s Lights
  3. Fool
  4. Silent Night
  5. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

SHOW NOTES

Learn more at:
https://www.nealandleandra.com/

Keep up with Neal & Leandra (including occasional livestreams) on their Facebook page
https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100034065375764

Rob Genadek (Engineer and Producer)
Brewhut Recording Studio
https://www.facebook.com/TheNewBrewhut

Purchase Neal & Leandra’s music directly by sending $15 and your address to: Venmo: @Leandra-Peak OR PayPal: music [at] nealandleandra.com

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The McCrary Sisters

The McCrary Sisters – A Very McCrary Christmas (Ep. 90)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with acclaimed gospel, soul and Americana quartet The McCrary Sisters about their 2019 holiday release A Very McCrary Christmas ๐ŸŽ„ ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Go Tell it on the Mountain
  2. What Child Is This?
  3. O Come All Ye Faithful
  4. Away in a Manger
  5. Joyful, Joyful
SHOW NOTES

Learn more aboutThe McCrary Sisters and purchase their music:
https://www.mccrarysisters.com/

Joyful, Joyful (Live):
https://youtu.be/bCPK49qaojY

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Katie McMahon

Katie McMahon – Christmas Angels (Ep. 89)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with acclaimed Irish soprano Katie McMahon about her 2010 release Christmas Angels ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

  1. Angelus ad Virginem
  2. Vom Himmel Hoch
  3. Angels are Singing
  4. Walking in the Air
GALLERY

SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Katie McMahon: http://katiemcmahon.com/

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Robin & Linda Williams

Robin & Linda Williams – The First Christmas Gift (Ep. 39)

FEATURED SONGS
  1. On A Quiet Christmas Morn
  2. Together All Alone
  3. Shotgun Shells On A Christmas Tree
  4. Rise Up Shepherds And Follow
SHOW NOTES

Robin & Linda’s Website:
http://www.robinandlinda.com

Like what you hear? Fill up Robin & Linda’s tip jar via PayPal: rwilli1730@aol.com

Purchase The First Christmas Gift: http://www.robinandlinda.com/ordering.html

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Trailer Trash

Trailer Trash – Crazy for Xmas (Ep. 28)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Nate Dungan, singer, guitarist and frontman for Minnesota’s most beloved honky tonk band Trailer Trash ๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿ’ฟ!! Join us as we listen to their music together and hear Nate tell the stories behind the songs and recordings.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. I’ve Shopped Everywhere
  2. Ugly Xmas Sweater Polka
  3. Santa Says Keep It Cool
  4. Xmas Must Be Tonight
  5. Xmas By The Pool

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