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Mother Banjo

Mother Banjo Band – The Devil Hasn’t Won (Ep. 187)

Join us this Friday for a very special “Songsgiving” episode of the Back Catalog Listening Party where we will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Mother Banjo’s 2013 release The Devil Hasn’t Won and pass the hat to help fight homelessness and food insecurity in our area.

SONGS
  1. Rise Up, Sinner
  2. Lots of Ways to Go Wrong
  3. The Devil Hasn’t Won
  4. New
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Show Notes

Learn more about the Mother Banjo Band and purchase their music directly at:
https://motherbanjo.com/

Purchase The Devil Hasn’t Won (10th Anniversary Edition):
https://motherbanjo.bandcamp.com/album/the-devil-hasnt-won-10th-anniversary-edition

Vinyl Release Party 11/26/23 (Dakota, Minneapolis):
https://www.dakotacooks.com/event/mother-banjo-10th-anniversary-vinyl-release/

Songsgiving! Food + shelter + support = home ๐Ÿ  Your donation does all this to create home. Donate today:
https://agatemn.org/donate/

Homestead Pickin’ Parlor:
https://homesteadpickinparlor.com/

Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association (MBOTMA):
https://www.minnesotabluegrass.org/

The Roe Family Singers:
https://backcataloglisteningparty.com/artist/roe-family-singers/
https://www.roefamilysingers.com/

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

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

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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 ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. 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
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SHOW NOTES

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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Matt Lenny

Matt Lenny – Troubadours and Thieves (Ep. 184)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Michigan roots-rock songwriter Matt Lenny about his 2014 release Troubadours and Thieves ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Evelyn
  2. Unremarkable
  3. One Foot on the Road
  4. The Finest
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SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Matt and purchase his music directly at: https://mattlenny.com

Sonny Ratcliff (musician on album and collaborator):
https://www.sonnyratcliff.com/

Spin the Bottle (Pop up video) studio:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spin_The_Bottle_(media_company)

Matt Umanov Guitars (guitar shop Matt worked):
https://www.umanovguitars.com/

Steve Earle
https://www.steveearle.com/

Oh My God (band Matt was in):
https://www.ohmygodmusic.com/

Cornelius Vanderbilt (biography inspired album title)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cornelius_Vanderbilt
https://www.amazon.com/First-Tycoon-Epic-Cornelius-Vanderbilt/dp/1400031745

Matt Lenny T-shit (Ellen wearing during episode):
https://mattlenny.com/product/893316

“In the Garden” (music video):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2lMMF5ROUg

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The Chapin Sisters

The Chapin Sisters – Ferry Boat (Ep. 183)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Brooklyn-based folk rock and blood harmony duo The Chapin Sisters about their 2018 EP Ferry Boat ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Dreaming of You
  2. Bottle of Wine
  3. Lost
  4. Ferry Boat
  5. My Heart Floated Away
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about The Chapin Sisters and purchase their music directly at:
https://www.thechapinsisters.com/

Harry Chapin (uncle):
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Chapin

Tom Chapin (father):
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Chapin

Harry Chapin Foundation (fighting world hinger):
https://harrychapinfoundation.org/

Hilary Hawke (wrote Dreaming of You and played on album): https://www.hilaryhawkemusic.com/

The Louvin Brothers:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Louvin_Brothers

Satan Is Real: The Ballad of the Louvin Brothers (book):
https://a.co/d/9IHLWao

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The Federales

The Federales – Blues, Bourbon & Burritos (Ep. 181)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with midwestern country rock ‘n’ rollers The Federales about their 2014 release Blues, Bourbon & Burritos ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. I Don’t Wanna Go To Arkansas
  2. Minnesota Man
  3. She’s Mine
  4. 400 Miles Away
  5. One Night Only
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SHOW NOTES

Learn more about The Federales and purchase their music directly at:
https://www.federalesmpls.com/

Nicholas Straight – album Art
https://www.nickstraight.com/

๐Ÿซ™ Like what you hear? Fill up The Federales’s tip jar via PayPal:
https://paypal.me/TheFederales

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Rachel Garlin

Rachel Garlin – Five Minutes (Ep. 176)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with San Francisco based singer-songwriter Rachel Garlin about her 2002 release Five Minutes ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Sight of You
  2. Tom’s Song
  3. Julie
  4. Alternative Fuel
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SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Rachel and purchase her music directly at: https://rachelgarlin.com/

Rachel’s New Album: The Ballad of Madelyne & Therese:
https://rachelgarlin.bandcamp.com/album/the-ballad-of-madelyne-therese

Rebecca Riots (Berkley folk trio, members featured on album):
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rebecca_Riots_(band)

Julie Wolf (musician on album):
https://juliewolfmusic.com/

Eric Sable (sp?) – cover artist (could not find website, let us know if you do!)

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Vlad Messing

Vlad Messing – Pine & Prairie (Ep. 173)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Americana songwriter and performer Vlad Messing about his 2020 release Pine & Prairie ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Among the Sons and Daughters of the Northern Plains
  2. Cowboy
  3. Americana
  4. Madeline
  5. The Mill
SHOW NOTES

Alex Hathaway – Album Art Artist:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexander-hathaway-0a407656
https://www.instagram.com/spacemanax/

Blair Krivanek (other guitar(s) on album)
https://www.blairkrivanek.com/

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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
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SHOW NOTES

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Honeywine

Honeywine – Gods Among Us (Ep. 168)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Dennis Curley and Jim Robinson of Americana vocal trio Honeywine about their 2019 release Gods Among Us ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Gods Among Us
  2. What I Learned In The Dark
  3. Their Own Way
  4. A Perfect Waste Of Time
  5. The Boy
  6. Hate the Sinner (Love the Sin)
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SHOW NOTES

Learn more about the band and purchase their music directly at:
https://honeywineband.com/

“Shucked” – country musical:
https://shuckedmusical.com/

History on a Schtick:
https://www.mnstatefair.org/schedule/mnhs-presents-history-on-a-schtick/

Dennis Curley’s personal site:
https://denniscurley.com/

Learn more about Dennis and Jim’s other artistic ventures at: https://tablesaltproductions.com/

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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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