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Annabelle Chvostek

Annabelle Chvostek- Resilience (Ep. 70)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk this with acclaimed Canadian singer-songwriter and producer Annabelle Chvostek about her 2008 release Resilience 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Nashville
  2. Resilience
  3. Wait for It
  4. Firewalker
  5. I Left My Brain
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Annabelle and purchase her music at: https://annabellemusic.com/

Like what you hear? Fill up Annabelle’s tip jar via PayPal:
https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/annabellemusic

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Ordinary Elephant

Ordinary Elephant – Before I Go (Ep. 69)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with award-winning folk duo Ordinary Elephant about their 2007 release Before I Go 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Railroad Man
  2. Leaving Kerrville
  3. Before I Go
  4. Best of You
  5. Thank You
GALLERY
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Learn more about Ordinary Elephant and purchase their music at: https://www.ordinaryelephant.net/

Join Ordinary Elephant on Patreon:
https://www.patreon.com/ordinaryelephant

Like what you hear? Fill up their tip jar via PayPal: info@ordinaryelephant.net | Venmo: @ordinaryelephant

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The Nields

The Nields – XVII (Ep. 68)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk this Friday with acclaimed folk duo The Nields about their 2015 release XVII 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Joe Hill
  2. Love Love Love
  3. Normandies
  4. Wasn’t That a Time
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about The Nields and purchase their music at: https://nields.com

Join The Nields Newsletter HERE

Nields Weekly Livestream – Monday 6PM (CDT): https://www.youtube.com/c/TheNields

Wasn’t That A Time Music Video (photo montage / love letter to fans):
https://youtu.be/qyWlpKYJ7eo

Read about Fiddle Player Mike Barnett:
https://bluegrasstoday.com/medical-fund-established-for-kentucky-thunder-fiddler-mike-barnett/

Mike Barnett Recovery Fund:
https://www.gofundme.com/f/mike-barnett-recovery-fund

Like what you hear? Fill up The Nields tip jar via PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/nieldsband  | Venmo: @thenieldsband

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Storyhill

Storyhill – Storyhill (ep. 67)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk this Friday with Billboard-charting folk duo Storyhill about their 2007 self-titled release on Red House Records 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Give Up The Ghost
  2. Paradise Lost
  3. Blazing Out Of Sight
  4. Fallen
  5. Sacramento
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Storyhill and purchase their music:
https://storyhill.com/

Storyhill Fest – Deerwood, MN – Aug. 20-21 2021:
https://storyhill.com/shows/storyhill-fest-2021/

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Grace Pettis

Grace Pettis – Grace Pettis (Ep. 64)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk this Friday with Austin, TX talent Grace Pettis, who has skyrocketed to fame with her new radio-charting Americana hit album Working Woman, but join us as we revisit her 2009 self-titled debut release “Grace Pettis” 🎶 💿. Joining Grace in this episode is also the producer of the album Billy Crockett.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Nine to Five Girl
  2. Love Is There
  3. What You Didn’t Want to Know
  4. Little Light
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Grace and purchase her music at: https://www.gracepettis.com/

Grace Pettis on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/gracepettis

Nobody’s Girl: https://www.wearenobodysgirl.com/

Billy Crockett: https://www.billycrockett.com

Blue Rock Artist Ranch & Studio: https://bluerocktexas.com

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Betty Soo – When We’re Gone (Ep. 62)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Austin, Texas-based Americana and folk songwriter Betty Soo about her 2014 release 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. 100 Different Ways of Being Alone
  2. The Things She Left Town With
  3. Josephine
  4. Lullaby
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Support Betty Soo on Patreon:
https://www.patreon.com/BettySoo

Purchase BettySoo’s music at:
https://bettysoo.com/

Weekly Livestream Tue. 6:30pm CDT:
https://bettysoo.com/

Like what you hear? Fill up BettySoo’s tip jar via Venmo: https://venmo.com/bettysoo

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Jaspar Lepak

Jaspar Lepak – Forgiving Wind (Ep. 59)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with acclaimed folk/Americana singer-songwriter Jaspar Lepak about her 2011 release Forgiving Wind 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Nothing to Dream
  2. Forgiving Wind
  3. I Know a Woman
  4. The Night
GALLERY
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Learn more about Jaspar:
https://www.jasparlepak.com/

Rowan Stuart – Musician friend/bandmate of Jaspar in South Africa
https://rowanstuart.com/

Nibs Van Der Spuy – Musician friend/bandmate of Jaspar in South Africa
https://nibsvanderspuy.com/

The Dance of the Dissident Daughter – book by Sue Monk Kidd:
https://suemonkkidd.com/books/the-dance-of-the-dissident-daughter/

The Guest House – Rumi Poem:
https://www.scottishpoetrylibrary.org.uk/poem/guest-house/

Brent Quinton – Sound Engineer / Hit Record Studios:
http://www.hitrecord.co.za/

Like what you hear? Purchase Jaspar’s music directly: https://jasparlepak.bandcamp.com/

Like what you hear? Fill up Jaspar’s tip jar via PayPal: https://paypal.me/jasparlepak | Venmo: @Jaspar-Lepak

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The Wailin Jennys

The Wailin’ Jennys – Bright Morning Stars (Ep. 48)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk this Friday with Billboard-charting folk stars The Wailin’ Jennys about their 2011 release Bright Morning Stars 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Bird Song
  2. All the Stars
  3. Swing Low Sail High
  4. Storm Comin’
  5. Cherry Blossom Love
  6. What Has Been Done
GALLERY
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Purchase Bright Morning Stars: https://store.compassrecords.com/products/bright-morning-stars

Like what you hear? The band would like all tips to go to National Alliance on Mental Illness: https://nami.org/Home

Heather Masse New Project – Songs From Home
https://heatherivan.bandcamp.com/releases

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Martin Zellar

Martin Zellar – Roosters Crow (Ep. 45)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Martin Zellar, an acclaimed singer and songwriter who first rose to prominence as frontman for legendary Minnesota alt-country pioneers the Gear Daddies 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Wore Me Down
  2. Took the Poison
  3. Seven Shades of Blue
  4. Give & Take (All the Love That You Can)
  5. Running on Pure Fear
GALLERY

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Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem

Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem – Gambling Eden (Ep. 42)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with fiddler/vocalist Rani Arbo and her string band Daisy Mayhem who have been blurring the boundaries of American roots music for the last 20 years. We’re excited to be digging into their 2003 release Gambling Eden 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS:
  1. Finland
  2. Turtle Dove
  3. Closer
  4. Eve
  5. The Farmer Is The Man
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Learn more about Rani Arbo and Daisy Mayhem and purchase their music at: https://www.raniarbo.com/

Like what you hear? Fill up their tip jar via PayPal: raniarbo@gmail.com | Venno: @raniarbo

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