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Rita Hosking

Rita Hosking – Frankie and the No-Go Road (Ep. 205)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with acclaimed country-folk songwriter Rita Hosking about her 2015 release Frankie and the No-Go Road ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Wetiko
  2. The No-Go Road
  3. Mama Said
  4. Spirit Canoe
  5. Resurrection
GALLERY
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Learn more about Rita and buy her music directly at:
https://ritahosking.com

Joseph Campbell and the Hero’s Journey:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Campbell
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hero%27s_journey

Columbus and Other Cannibals: The Wetiko Disease Of Exploitation, Imperialism, And Terrorism
By Jack D. Forbes
https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/authors/147594/jack-d-forbes

Norval Morrisseau – Anishnaabe Artist and Inspiration for Rita’s Cover Art
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norval_Morrisseau

Climate Country Radio (Rita’s Grant funded album – free download)
https://ritahosking.com/climate-country-radio

Resurrection (Official Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CSvXJ0bkSxU

Rita’s YouTube Channel:
https://www.youtube.com/@ritahosking7344

Kora Feder (Singer-Songwriter and Rita’s Daughter)
https://korafeder.com/

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Kiran Ahluwalia

Kiran Ahluwalia – Aam Zameen: Common Ground (Ep. 204)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with India-born, Canadian-raised vocalist and composer Kiran Ahluwalia about her 2011 release Aam Zameen : Common Ground ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Mustt Mustt
  2. Rabba Ru
  3. Yaar Naal
  4. Saffar
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Kiran and purchase her music directly at: https://www.kiranmusic.com/

Tinariwen (Tuareg musicians from the Sahara region of northern Mali)
https://www.tinariwen.com/

Video: Mustt Mustt : Kiran Ahluwalia with Tinariwen:
https://youtu.be/u4VqYHXwX5Y?si=eF5iGG66KlIJwBnY

Follow Kiran on YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/@KiranMusic1

Riti (goje) – one-stringed fiddles from West Africa:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goje

UPDATE from Kiran: “Bulbul tarang literally “waves of nightingales”, alternately Indian or Punjabi banjo is a string instrument from Punjab which evolved from the Japanese taishลgoto, which likely arrived in South Asia in the 1930s.”

She also sent two example videos of the instrument being played: here and here.

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Matt & Shannon Heaton

Matt & Shannon Heaton – Lovers Well (Ep. 203)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with lauded Boston-based Irish music duo Matt & Shannon Heaton about their 2009 release Lovers Well ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Lily of the West
  2. Brad’s Honeybees
  3. Lover’s Lament
  4. Lao Dueng Duen
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Matt & Shannon and purchase their music directly at:
https://shannonheatonmusic.com/
https://mattandshannonheaton.com/

Virtual Guided Sessions (YouTube)
https://www.youtube.com/shannonheatonmusic

Irish Music Stories Podcast
https://shannonheatonmusic.com/ims/

In Harmony (Matt & Shannon Heatonโ€™s Tune Cookbook)
https://shannonheatonmusic.com/product/in-harmony-e-book-mp3s/

Andrew Bird
https://www.andrewbird.net/

Aoife O’Donovan
https://www.aoifeodonovan.com/

Keith Murphy
https://blackislemusic.com/

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John McCutcheon

John McCutcheon – The Greatest Story Never Told (Ep. 202)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with legendary folk singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist John McCutcheon about his 2002 release The Greatest Story Never Told ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Ghosts Of The Good Old Days
  2. Dancing In The Street
  3. Walk On Water
  4. Extend A Hand
  5. Barbershop
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about John and purchase his music directly at:
https://www.folkmusic.com/

Join John on Patreon:
https://www.patreon.com/JohnMcCutcheon

Tim O’Brien
https://timobrien.net/

Stuart Duncan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stuart_Duncan

Cathy Freeman
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cathy_Freeman

Stiff Gins
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stiff_Gins

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Missy Raines

Missy Raines – Royal Traveller (Ep. 201)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Grammy-nominated bluegrass singer, songwriter, bassist and band leader Missy Raines about her 2018 album Royal Traveller ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Allegheny Town
  2. Swept Away
  3. Royal Traveller
  4. Darlin’ Pal(s) of Mine
GALLERY
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Learn more about Missy and buy her music directly at:
https://www.missyraines.com/

Duy Huynh – Album Art Artist
https://www.duyhuynh.com/

Missy Raines – “Allegheny Town” (Official Music Video)
https://youtu.be/8u0BjVBfEe4?si=odVsGvioAwIMV8Xf

Missy Raines – “Swept Away” featuring Alison Brown, Becky Buller, Sierra Hull, and Molly Tuttle
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fBAPe8ztYZ8

Ed Snodderly – Co-writer of Royal Traveller
https://www.edsnodderlymusic.com/

Ethan Ballinger – Guitar Player on Album
https://www.ethanballinger.com/

Missy Raines – Darlin’ Pal(s) of Mine (Official Video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDYiq-x4eN8

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Richard Shindell

Richard Shindell – Careless (Ep. 200)

Join hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig as they celebrate episode 200 ๐ŸŽ‰ of the Back Catalog Listening Party this Friday with renown folk musician and songwriter Richard Shindell about his 2016 release Careless ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. The Deer on the Parkway
  2. All Wide Open
  3. Atlas Choking
  4. Before You Go
SHOW NOTES

Join Richard on Substack:
https://richardshindell.substack.com/

๐Ÿ’ฟ Like what you hear? Buy Richard’s music directly: https://continentalrecordservices.bandcamp.com/album/careless

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Tina Schlieske

Tina Schlieske – Slow Burn (Ep. 199)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with acclaimed rock singer, songwriter and guitarist Tina Schlieske about her 2005 release Slow Burn ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Love Everlasting
  2. Never Knew Love
  3. Hardly Tell
  4. Slow Down
GALLERY
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David LaMotte

David LaMotte – Change (Ep. 198)

A special in-person episode of the Back Catalog Listening Party where hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig chat with folk singer-songwriter, author and speaker David LaMotte about his 2006 release Change at the Folk Alliance Region Midwest (FARM) conference in Lisle, IL ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟJoin us and a live audience as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. History Teacher
  2. Keep the Change
  3. Crawl Inside
  4. Let Me Go
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about David and purchase his music directly:
https://www.davidlamotte.com/music/

Learn more about Senderos Guatemala:
https://senderosguatemala.org/

Learn more about David’s book “You Are Changing the World Whether You Like It Or Not”:
https://www.davidlamotte.com/books/

Join David on Patreon:
https://www.patreon.com/DavidLaMotte

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https://www.patreon.com/backcataloglisteningparty

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PaviElle

PaviElle – SOVEREIGN (Ep. 197)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with award-winning interdisciplinary artist, songwriter, singer and educator PaviElle about her 2021 release SOVEREIGN ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Emergency!
  2. Code Switch
  3. Self Care
  4. Hard Truths
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about PaviElle French and purchase her music directly at:
https://paviellefrench.com/

I Am SOVEREIGN (making of documentary):
https://youtu.be/Zf8H_x4SSnY?si=jrxZ6y6_uA_XYLp3

Lucaโ€™s Juke Joint (weekly radio program under name DJ Lady Luca)
https://www.jazz88.fm/show/lucas-juke-joint/

Studio 8VB
https://www.8vbrecording.com/

Desdamona (cover designer / music artist):
https://www.instagram.com/art_by_desdamona
https://desdamona.bandcamp.com/

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Katy Tessman

Katy Tessman – Fall (Ep. 196)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Minnesota singer-songwriter and author Katy Tessman about her 2001 release Fall ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Caribou
  2. Thinking of You
  3. Odd Timing
  4. Alone
  5. Fall
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Katy and purchase her new music directly at:
https://www.katytessman.com/

Jay Moran (Producer):
https://www.instagram.com/ejaymo/

Richard Davis (bassist):
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Davis_(bassist)

Clyde Stubblefield (drummer):
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clyde_Stubblefield
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Funky_Drummer

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