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Elexa Dawson

Elexa Dawson – Music is Medicine (Ep. 185)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Kansas-based Americana songwriter Elexa Dawson about her 2019 release
Music is Medicine 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Changed
  2. High Place
  3. Glad We Came
  4. Circle Song
  5. His Name
GALLERY
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Learn more about Elexa and purchase her music directly:
https://elexadawson.com
https://elexa.bandcamp.com/

Radius Brewing (Emporia, Kansas)
https://radiusbrewing.com/

Weda skirts:
https://www.wedaskirts.com/

Peter Oviatt (banjo, engineer, co-producer):
https://www.moonflowersounds.com/

Heyleon (trans-apocalyptic pagan gospel super group):
https://elexa.bandcamp.com/album/friends-and-family

Jordan Storrer (photographer)
https://lifeleakvisuals.com/

Music is Medicine – Logo Hat
https://elexa.bandcamp.com/merch/music-is-medicine-hat

The Mishomis Book – The Voice of the Ojibway:
https://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/the-mishomis-book

Sweet Sisters (New Single / Official Lyric Video)
https://youtu.be/4_eB4LPUlD4?si=8d7ohoim80esW2pg

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The Bills

The Bills – Let Em Run (Ep. 66)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk this Friday with award-winning Canadian folk/roots band The Bills 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Overture (Let Em Run) / Old Blue Bridge
  2. Bamfield’s John Vanden
  3. The Gatlinburg
  4. Let Em Run
  5. The Traveller
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Learn about The Bills and purchase their music at:
http://thebills.ca/

Like what you hear? Fill up The Bill’s tip jar via PayPal: paypal@thebills.ca

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Joe K. Walsh

Joe K. Walsh – Sweet Loam (Ep. 65)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with acclaimed mandolinist, songwriter and faculty member at Berklee College of Music, Joe K. Walsh about his 2011 release Sweet Loam 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Ain’t No One Like You / Solly’s Little Favorite
  2. Wolfcat Breakdown
  3. Mole in the Ground
  4. Emily’s Welcome to Portland
  5. I Remembered When I Knew
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Learn more about Joe:
http://joekwalsh.com

Purchase Joe’s music on Bandcamp:
https://joewalsh.bandcamp.com

Joe’s mandolin courses on Peghead Nation: https://pegheadnation.com/string-school/instructors/joe-k-walsh

Mr. Sun:
http://www.mrsunband.com/

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Peter Ostroushko

Peter Ostroushko – Heart of the Heartland (Ep. 52)

This very special episode pays tribute to the late great Emmy-winning composer, violinist and mandolin player Peter Ostroushko by revisiting his iconic 1995 album Heart of the Heartland. Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig will be joined by Peter’s longtime friends and collaborators pianist Richard Dworsky, guitarist Dean Magraw and former Red House Records president Eric Peltoniemi to share memories of Peter and the recording sessions.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Puppy Belly Dance (episode intro music)
  2. Seattle
  3. Prairie Sunrise
  4. Heart of the Heartland
  5. Dakota Themes
  6. Puppy Belly Dance (episode outro music w/ commentary)
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Learn more about Peter and purchase his music: https://www.peterostroushko.com/

Donations encouraged to help Peter’s family with final medical bills: www.gofundme.com/help-peter-and-marge-ostroushko

Support a new mandolin program created in Peter’s honor at MacPhail Center for Music: www.macphail.org

Peter’s Podcast— My Life And Time As A Radio Musician: https://www.peterostroushko.com/#podcast

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Don Stiernberg

Don Stiernberg – Mandoboppin (Ep. 33)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with world-renowned jazz mandolin maestro Don Stiernberg about his 2013 release Mandoboppin 🎶 💿

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Life Itself
  2. Bix in Rio
  3. Donniebrook
  4. Magnanimous
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