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Henhouse Prowlers

Henhouse Prowlers – Breaking Ground (Ep. 81)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk this Friday with modern bluegrass band and international Bluegrass Ambassadors Henhouse Prowlers about their 2013 release Breaking Ground ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Soul Saver
  2. Ravenswood Getaway
  3. Drunk Again
  4. Ain’t Too Proud To Beg
  5. Den of Sin
GALLERY
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Learn more about the Henhouse Prowlers and purchase their music directly:
https://www.henhouseprowlers.com/

Learn more about the Bluegrass Ambassadors program:
https://bluegrassambassadors.org/

American Music Abroad Program:
https://americanmusicabroad.org/

PBS Documentary: “Jazz Ambassadors”
https://www.pbs.org/show/jazz-ambassadors/

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Susan Werner

Susan Werner – The Gospel Truth (Ep. 80)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk this Friday with acclaimed singer-songwriter Susan Werner about her 2007 release The Gospel Truth ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording

FEATURED SONGS
  1. (Why Is Your) Heaven So Small
  2. Help Somebody
  3. Forgiveness
  4. Sunday Mornings
  5. Did Trouble Me
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Susan and purchase her music at:
https://susanwerner.com/

Susie on Sundays (YouTube) – The Replay
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLWeXEpK5ll9RNBxZ1dsE0ih07b_0Du7NY

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Danny Schmidt

Danny Schmidt – Parables & Primes (Ep. 79)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk this Friday with acclaimed Austin, TX singer-songwriter Danny Schmidt about his 2005 release Parables & Primes ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. This Too Shall Pass
  2. Dark-Eyed Prince
  3. Happy All The Time
  4. Stained Glass
GALLERY
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Learn more about Danny and purchase his music at:
https://dannyschmidt.com/

Like what you hear? Fill up Dannyโ€™s tip jar at:
https://dannyschmidt.square.site

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The Fish Heads

The Fish Heads – Time to Run (Ep. 78)

Host Anthony Ihrig talks with Duluth, MN rockin’ folk ‘grass band The Fish Heads about their 2018 release Time to Run ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Time To Run
  2. Rear View
  3. 8 Days A Week
  4. The Mountain
  5. Rattlin’ Bones
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Pat Donohue

Pat Donohue – Nobody’s Fault (Ep. 77)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Grammy-winning, National Fingerstyle Guitar Champion Pat Donohue about his 2011 release Nobody’s Fault! ๐Ÿ’ฟ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽง . Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Exercise Blues
  2. Irish Blues
  3. You Haunt Me
  4. Hound Dog
  5. Would You Like To Play The Guitar
SHOW NOTES

Like what you hear? Fill up Pat’s Tip Jar: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/patdonohuemusic

Like what you hear? Purchase Pat’s music at: http://www.patdonohue.com

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Art Vandalay

Art Vandalay – Heaven’s Operahouse (Ep. 76)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk this Friday with Brandon Henry, frontman of the Minnesota roots-rock band Art Vandalay about their 2012 release Heaven’s Operahouse ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ.ย  Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording. Songs featured in this episode:

  1. Fool’s Gold
  2. Poison Wine
  3. Pitch & Sway
  4. Fall Apart
  5. Everlasting Passenger
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Learn more about Art Vandalay at:
https://artvandalaytunes.com

New album Champagne & Chandeliers:
https://artvandalaytunes.bandcamp.com/album/champagne-chandeliers

Like what you hear? Fill up Brandon’s Tip Jar via Venmo: @Brando-Henry | PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/brandohenry

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Ann Reed

Ann Reed – Road of the Heart (Ep. 75)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk this Friday with folk songwriter, singer, guitarist, novelist and podcast host Ann Reed ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Told You So
  2. So Glad
  3. Love’s A Long Road home
  4. Temporary Low
  5. Road Of The Heart
GALLERY
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Learn more about Ann and purchase her music at:
https://www.annreed.com/

Bruce “Creeper” Kurnow – Harmonica Player:
https://brucekurnow.com/

Ann’s podcast: Life Get’s Real:
https://www.annreed.com/podcast

Like what you hear? Fill up Ann’s Tip Jar: https://www.annreed.com/donate

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Edie Carey

Edie Carey – When I Was Made (Ep. 74)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk this Friday with acclaimed singer-songwriter Edie Carey about her 2003 release When I Was Made ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Under A Sky
  2. If I Start To Cry
  3. Chemistry
  4. I Need You
GALLERY
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Learn more about Edie and purchase her music at: https://ediecarey.com/

Like what you hear? Fill up Edie’s tip jar via Venmo: @Edie-Carey | Web Tip Jar: https://ediecarey.com/tip-jars/990

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Valerie Smith

Valerie Smith – Patchwork Heart (Ep. 73)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig sat down in-person with bluegrass great Valerie Smith to talk about her 1997 debut album Patchwork Heart in front of a live audience at the Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music festival in Richmond, MN ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording during this memorable (first ever) in-person episode of the Back Catalog Listening Party!!

Thanks to the Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association for the great venue

Thanks to Tom Tschantz for live engineering this episode for Armadillo Sound & Design

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Red Clay Halo
  2. Lonesome Midnight Train
  3. My Baby’s Gone
  4. My Heart Won’t Let Your Memory Go Away
  5. Man in the Middle

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Sprig of That

Sprig of That – Self-titled (Ep. 72)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk this Friday with genre-bending fiddle, guitar and tabla trio Sprig of That about their 2019 self-titled EP ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Carefree 23
  2. I’ve Endured
  3. Certain Mornings
  4. Cluck Old Hen
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about the band and their projects at: https://www.sprigofthat.com/

Ola Belle Reed – I’ve Endured
https://youtu.be/6cx2sRHOd1Y

Sprig of That Eight Threads Project
https://www.sprigofthat.com/eight-threads

The Melody of Rhythm – Bela Fleck, Edgar Myer and Zakir Hussain
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Melody_of_Rhythm

Making Music – Zakir Hussain
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Making_Music_(Zakir_Hussain_album)

The Punch Brothers
https://www.punchbrothers.com/

Hawktail
https://www.padiddlerecords.com/hawktail

Like what you hear? Fill up Sprig of That’s tip jar via PayPal: isabeldammann@gmail.com

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