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JoJo Green

JoJo Green – The Line (Ep. 177)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Minnesota indie-funk, soul and pop fusion band JoJo Green about their 2021 release The Line ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Miles Apart
  2. On the Line
  3. Side of the Road
  4. Check Engine
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about JoJo Green and buy their music directly at: https://jojogreenmusic.com/

๐Ÿ’ฟ Want a physical copy? Send $15 and your mailing address via Venmo: @jojogreenmusic

Pink Floyd’s “The Great Gig in the Sky” (vocal influence)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Great_Gig_in_the_Sky
https://youtu.be/2PMnJ_Luk_o?si=SmCrsWGXqtLOobyA

River Rock Studio (Minneapolis):
https://www.riverrockstudios.mn/

MN Composer Stephen Paulus:
https://stephenpaulus.com/

๐ŸŽ‰ Join the party on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/backcataloglisteningparty

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Molly Maher

Molly Maher – Follow (Ep. 169)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with acclaimed Americana and blues songwriter and guitarist Molly Maher about her 2020 release Follow ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Run Run Run
  2. Bird Song (I’ll Follow You)
  3. Open Road
  4. Find the Shepard
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

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Joyann Parker

Joyann Parker – Hard to Love (Ep. 164)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with acclaimed soul/blues/roots singer, musician and songwriter Joyann Parker about her 2018 album Hard to Love ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Memphis
  2. Envy
  3. Home
  4. Evil Hearted
  5. Your Mama
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Joyann and purchase her music directly (and pre-order her upcoming album “Roots”) at:
https://www.joyannparker.com/

Like what you hear? Fill up Joyann’s tip jar via Venmo: @joyannparker

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Mark Erelli

Mark Erelli – The Memorial Hall Recordings (Ep. 161)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with acclaimed New England folk-rock singer-songwriter Mark Erelli about his 2002 release The Memorial Hall Recordings ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Call You Home
  2. What’s Changed
  3. The Drinking Gourd
  4. Dear Magnolia
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Mark and purchase his music directly at:
https://www.markerelli.com/

Memorial Town Hall (Monson, Massachusetts):
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memorial_Town_Hall

Join Mark on Patreon:
https://www.patreon.com/markerelli

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Rich Mattson

Rich Mattson – Inspiral Notebooks (Ep. 160)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with renown Minnesota roots-rock musician, songwriter and producer Rich Mattson about his 2007 release Inspiral Notebooks ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. So Many Faces
  2. Mobius Strip
  3. Happyhappyhappy
  4. Halfway Home
  5. Greener
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Rich and his music:
http://www.richmattsonmusic.com/

Purchase Rich’s music on Bandcamp:
https://spartasound.bandcamp.com/

Laura Bennett (painter who did the cover art):
https://www.facebook.com/laurabennettart/

Check out Rich’s radio show, Northland Rumble, Saturdays on WTIP in Grand Marias, MN: :
https://wtip.org/

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Matthew French – Sweet Love (Ep. 152)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Minneapolis roots-rock songwriter Matthew French about his 2018 release Sweet Love ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Sweet Love
  2. Tonight
  3. Back To You
  4. The Things That Matter
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Matthew and purchase his music directly at: mfrenchmusic.com

Danny O’Brien / Hot Dad Labs (studio)
https://www.hotdadlabs.com/

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Taylor James Donskey

Taylor James Donskey – Paper Over It (Ep. 147)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Americana songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Taylor James Donskey about his 2020 release Paper Over It ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Friend You’re Too Far Away
  2. Today
  3. By The Cut in the Tree
  4. Box & Letter
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Taylor and purchase his music directly:
https://taylorjamesdonskey.com/

Music video for “Today”:
https://youtu.be/oYIEC-xtY7E

Like what you hear? You can tip Taylor by giving to Southside Harm Reduction Services:
https://southsideharmreduction.org/donate/

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Chris Castino

Chris Castino – Brazil (Ep. 146)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with acclaimed musician and songwriter and co-founder of legendary Minnesota jamband The Big Wu, Chris Castino about his 2020 release Brazil ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Duluth
  2. Leore
  3. Brazil
  4. Beginners Mind
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Chris and purchase his music directly at: https://chriscastino.com/

The Big Wu:
https://www.thebigwu.com/

Dylan Nau (Engineer/Producer):
https://www.rocketsnakerecords.com/

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Paul Metsa

Paul Metsa – Paper Tigers (Ep. 134)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with legendary Minnesota musician, songwriter and author Paul Metsa about his 1984 debut album Paper Tigers ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Virginia
  2. Robots On Death Row
  3. Stars Over the Prairie
  4. Paper Tigers
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Paul at:
https://www.paulmetsa.com/

Get Paul’s book, Alphabet Jazz on Amazon:
https://a.co/d/7Qtz7a3

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Hope Dunbar

Hope Dunbar – Sweetheartland (Ep. 133)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with acclaimed singer-songwriter Hope Dunbar about her 2021 release Sweetheartland ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Dog Like You
  2. Evacuate
  3. Woman Like Me
  4. The Road Is
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Hope and purchase her music directly at: https://www.hopedunbarmusic.com/

Hope’s Podcast: Prompt Queens:
https://promptqueens.libsyn.com/

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