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Jake Blount

Jake Blount – Reparations (Ep. 94)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk this Friday with award-winning banjoist, fiddler, singer and ethnomusicologist Jake Blount about his 2017 EP Reparations 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recordings.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Wiley Lawes’
  2. We’re Gonna Hunt The Buffalo
  3. Rolling River
  4. The Rabbit
SHOW NOTES

Learn More About Jake and purchase his music directly:
https://jakeblount.com/

Banjo Newsletter Article on Jake:
https://banjonews.com/2019-09/jake_blount.html

Tatiana Hargreaves (fiddle player on album)
https://www.tatianahargreaves.com

Brief Bio of Manco Sneed
https://www.blueridgeheritage.com/artist/manco-sneed/

Recording of Manco Sneed Playing Wiley Lawes’:
https://youtu.be/adMvfgzXOjE

Jimmy Driftwood
https://www.jimmydriftwood.com/

Recording of Jimmy Driftwood playing “We’re Gonna Hunt the Buffalo”
https://www.slippery-hill.com/content/were-gonna-hunt-buffalo

Murphy Gribble, John Lusk, and Albert York (home page includes recording of Rolling River)
https://www.gribbleluskandyork.org/

Carolina Chocolate Drops
https://www.rhiannongiddens.com/carolina-chocolate-drops

Abbey Pechman – Album Art Artist
https://www.instagram.com/mindtheglitch/
https://apechman.myportfolio.com/

Teodar Jackson – Texas Fiddler who composed The Rabbit
https://fieldrecorder.org/teodar-jackson-texas-fiddler/
https://www.oldtimeherald.org/2021/12/african-american-fiddling-from-texas-teodar-jackson/

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Alison Brown

Alison Brown – Fair Weather (Ep. 92)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Grammy Award-winning banjoist, songwriter, producer and music label owner Alison Brown about her 2000 release Fair Weather 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Fair Weather
  2. Girl’s Breakdown
  3. Hummingbird
  4. Everybody’s Talkin’
  5. Leaving Cottondale
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Alison and purchase her music:
https://alisonbrown.com/

Help Alison pay it forward by donating to The Sally Ann Forrester College Scholarship (IBMA Foundation):
http://bluegrassfoundation.org/sally-ann-forrester-scholarship/

John Hickman

Taku Kawamata – Japanese banjo player who worked out a twin banjo banjo of “Leaving Cottondale.”
Video of Taku playing version: https://youtu.be/uVOYYWctt2g

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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
SHOW NOTES

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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Adam Kiesling

Adam Kiesling – Unclouded Day (Ep. 57)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk this Friday with multi-instrumentalist stringband musician Adam Kiesling about his 2012 release Unclouded Day 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Unclouded Day
  2. Missouri Waltz
  3. Wild Bill Jones
  4. Down in North Carolina
  5. Stepstone
SHOW NOTES

Like what you hear? You can tip Adam by purchasing his digital music (you can even name your price): https://adamkiesling.bandcamp.com/

Corpse Reviver:
https://corpsereviver.bandcamp.com/

Dakota Dave Hull:
https://dakotadavehull.com/

Dave’s BCLP Episode (Ep. 5):
https://backcataloglisteningparty.com/5

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Special Consensus

Special Consensus – Rivers and Roads (Ep. 46)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Greg Cahill, band leader of the award-winning Chicago bluegrass band The Special Consensus about their 2018 Grammy-nominated album Rivers and Roads 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Early
  2. Squirrel Hunters
  3. Hurting Sure
  4. Travelin’ Shoes
  5. Way Down the River Road
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

“Early” lyric video: https://youtu.be/f9BVLg1iJao

Purchase Rivers and Roads: https://www.specialc.com/store

Info on Greg’s Banjo Camps: https://www.specialc.com/

Like what you heard? Fill up their tip jar via PayPal: gcahillspc@aol.com

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