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 ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. 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 BettySooโ€™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 ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. 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 โ€“ 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 ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. 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 ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. 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 ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. 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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Robin & Linda Williams

Robin & Linda Williams – The First Christmas Gift (Ep. 39)

FEATURED SONGS
  1. On A Quiet Christmas Morn
  2. Together All Alone
  3. Shotgun Shells On A Christmas Tree
  4. Rise Up Shepherds And Follow
SHOW NOTES

Robin & Linda’s Website:
http://www.robinandlinda.com

Like what you hear? Fill up Robin & Linda’s tip jar via PayPal: rwilli1730@aol.com

Purchase The First Christmas Gift: http://www.robinandlinda.com/ordering.html

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Tracy Grammer

Tracy Grammer – Tanglewood Tree (Ep. 32)

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Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk this Friday with Tracy Grammer–a singer, songwriter and violinist who has been lauded and covered by such artists as Mary Chapin Carpenter and Joan Baez. ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ

Featured Songs
  1. Tanglewood Tree
  2. The Mountain
  3. Crocodile Man
  4. Walkinโ€™ Away from Caroline
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Learn More and Support Tracy

Learn more about Tracy and buy Tanglewood Tree:

https://www.tracygrammer.com

Tip Tracy!

PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/tracygrammer

Venmo: @tracygrammer

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Wild Ponies

Wild Ponies – Things That Used to Shine (Ep. 29)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Doug & Telisha Williams from Nashville-based Americana band Wild Ponies about their 2013 release Things That Used to Shine ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to tracks off the album together and hear them tell the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Things That Used To Shine
  2. Masseyโ€™s Run
  3. The Truth Is
  4. Trigger
  5. Want To Be Gone

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Robbie Fulks

Robbie Fulks – Gone Away Backward (Ep. 27)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Grammy nominated singer, songwriter and composer Robbie Fulks about his 2013 release Gone Away Backward ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ !! Join us as we listen to tracks off of the album together and hear Robbie tell the stories behind the songs and the recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. I’ll Trade You Money For Wine
  2. Long I Ride
  3. That’s Where I’m From
  4. The Many Disguises Of God Sometimes
  5. The Grass Is Really Greener

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Martin Devaney

Martin Devaney – The West End (Ep. 24)

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