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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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Joy Clark

Joy Clark – Self-Titled EP (Ep. 149)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with New Orleans singer-songwriter Joy Clark about her 2020 self-titled EP ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Here
  2. Love Yourself
  3. I Will Be Here
  4. Changes
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Joy and buy her music directly at: https://joyclarkmusic.com/

Watch Joy’s videos on YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/@rudaje2000

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The McCrary Sisters

The McCrary Sisters โ€“ A Very McCrary Christmas (Ep. 141 – Encore Episode)

Join us for a special holiday encore episode of the Back Catalog Listening Party as we replay our chat with acclaimed gospel, soul and Americana quartet The McCrary Sisters and listen to tracks off of their 2019 holiday release A Very McCrary Christmas ๐ŸŽ„ ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. This was a very heartfelt and fun episode full of great songs and stories!!

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Go Tell it on the Mountain
  2. What Child Is This?
  3. O Come All Ye Faithful
  4. Away in a Manger
  5. Joyful, Joyful
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about The McCrary Sisters and purchase their music:
https://www.mccrarysisters.com/

Joyful, Joyful (Live):
https://youtu.be/bCPK49qaojY

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Ray Bonneville

Ray Bonneville – Goin’ By Feel (Ep. 125)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with acclaimed Americana raconteur Ray Bonneville about his 2007 release Goin’ By Feel ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Sabine River
  2. Crow John
  3. Shy star
  4. Cemetery Road
  5. I Am the Big Easy
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Ray Bonneville and purchase his music directly at: https://raybonneville.com/

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Vance Gilbert

Vance Gilbert – Good Good Man (Ep. 98)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with acclaimed singer-songwriter Vance Gilbert about his 2020 release Good Good Man ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED TRACKS
  1. Pie & Whiskey
  2. Good Good Man
  3. Hitman
  4. The Day Before November
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Vance and purchase his music directly at: https://vancegilbert.com/

Vance’s Monday Acoustic Pajama Party ๐ŸŽถ ๐ŸŽ‰https://www.youtube.com/vancegilbert1958

Support Vance’s next album directly by sending money via: PayPal: http://paypal.me/vancevancevance | Venmo: https://venmo.com/vancevancevance (just mention “next album” in the notes and you’ll get a mention on the next album!)

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Lonesome Dan Kase

Lonesome Dan Kase – Hours Seem Like Days (Ep. 97)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with country blues and folk songwriter Lonesome Dan Kase about his 2019 release Hours Seem Like Days, Days Seem Like Years ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

  1. Hazel Farewell
  2. Boxwood’s Dream
  3. Dark Days
  4. Addie’s Lament
  5. Where Do I Go Now
  6. Lagomorph Boogie
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Lonesome Dan at: https://lonesomedan.com

Like what you hear? Purchase Dan’s music directly by emailing your order to Dan at: lonesomedankase [at] yahoo.com

Henry Thomas-Bull Doze Blues:

Cover Art by Shelley Rohlf:
http://shelleyrohlf.com/

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Annie Mack

Annie Mack – Testify (Ep. 96)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk this Friday with acclaimed singer, songwriter and producer Annie Mack about her 2021 release Testify ๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recordings.

  1. Testify
  2. Get On The Train
  3. Shadows Of A Kingdom
  4. Judge And Jury
  5. Walkin’ Around
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Annie Mack: https://anniemackmusic.com/

Purchase Annie’s Music on Bandcamp: https://anniemack2.bandcamp.com/

Matt Patrick (Engineer / Producer) and The Library Recording Studio: https://www.thelibraryrecordingstudio.com/

Jessa Roquet’s music: https://gamblersdaughter.bandcamp.com/

MeToo Mpls: http://metoompls.com/about

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NOTE: We apologize about the clicking noises that are heard throughout this episode, they were an artifact from Annie’s phone connection. We were able to mute it during the prerecorded songs

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The McCrary Sisters

The McCrary Sisters – A Very McCrary Christmas (Ep. 90)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with acclaimed gospel, soul and Americana quartet The McCrary Sisters about their 2019 holiday release A Very McCrary Christmas ๐ŸŽ„ ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Go Tell it on the Mountain
  2. What Child Is This?
  3. O Come All Ye Faithful
  4. Away in a Manger
  5. Joyful, Joyful
SHOW NOTES

Learn more aboutThe McCrary Sisters and purchase their music:
https://www.mccrarysisters.com/

Joyful, Joyful (Live):
https://youtu.be/bCPK49qaojY

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Jackie Venson

Jackie Venson – Joy (Ep. 87)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with acclaimed Austin, Texas-based songwriter and blues musician Jackie Venson about her 2019 release Joy ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recordings.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Only Have You
  2. Afterglow
  3. When It’s Right
  4. Next Life
GALLERY
SHOWNOTES

Learn more about Jackie and get her latest tour dates and livestream info at: https://jackievenson.com/

Like what you hear? Tip Jackie and purchase her music (pay what you want) at: jackievenson.bandcamp.com/merch

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Guy Davis

Guy Davis – Kokomo Kidd (Ep. 83)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk this Friday with Grammy-nominated blues musician, teacher, actor and storyteller Guy Davis about his 2015 release Kokomo Kidd ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Kokomo Kidd (Feat. Ben Jaffe)
  2. Wish I Hadn’t Stayed Away so Long
  3. Taking Just a Little Bit of Time
  4. Like Sonny Did
  5. She Just Wants To Be Loved
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Guy and purchase his music directly: http://guydavis.com/

Aaron ‘Professor Louie’ Hurwitz (Engineer and Keys)
https://www.professorlouie.com/

Charlie Musselwhite (harmonica player):
https://www.charliemusselwhite.com/

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