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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 ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. 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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Her Crooked Heart

Her Crooked Heart (Rachel Ries) – Ghost of a Gardener (Ep. 93)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer Rachel Ries of Her Crooked Heart about her 2014 release Ghost of a Gardener ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Ghost
  2. Holiest Day
  3. Standing Still
  4. I See It Coming
  5. Words
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Rachel and Her Crooked Heart: https://www.hercrookedheart.com/

Like what you hear? Purchase Her Crooked Heart’s music directly at: https://hercrookedheart.bandcamp.com/

Kith + Kin Chorus: https://www.kithandkinchorus.com/

Kristin Slipp (harmony vocals on album):
https://cuddlemagic.bandcamp.com/
https://mmeadows.bandcamp.com/

Video for “I See it Coming”
https://youtu.be/jUGhlHfp2M8

When I Think About You Now: Ghost of a Gardener (2014) – watch Rachel playing entire album on a livestream in 2020:
https://youtu.be/GrHQ2WK9BSI

Like what you hear? Fill up Rachel’s tip jar via Venmo: @rachelkay | Paypal: rachel@hercrookedheart.com

Join Rachel on Patreon:
https://www.patreon.com/rachelries

Like what you hear? Fill up Rachel’s tip jar via Venmo: @rachelkay | PayPal: rachel@hercrookedheart.com

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Humbird

Humbird – Elsewhere (Ep. 86)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with singer-songwriter and experimental folk artist Humbird about her 2017 EP Elsewhere ๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recordings.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. I Fare My Body
  2. Carnivore
  3. August
  4. Human
  5. Postcards From Paonia
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Humbird and purchase her music: http://www.humbirdmusic.com/

Like what you hear? “Elsewhere” is a FREE download but you can add a tip at:
https://humbird.bandcamp.com/album/elsewhere

Support Humbird on Patreon:
https://www.patreon.com/humbird

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Kyshona

Kyshona – Go (Ep. 85)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with acclaimed folk, rock and R&B artist Kyshona ๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recordings.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Alma Ree
  2. Heaven is a Beautiful Place
  3. Cornelius Dupree
  4. The Light
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Kyshona and purchase her music directly at: https://www.kyshona.com/

Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey:
https://unclenearest.com/

Featured vocalists:

Learn more about Your Song: https://www.yoursong.org/

Like what you hear? Fill up Kyshona’s tip jar via Venmo: @Kyshona-Armstrong

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Good Morning Bedlam

Good Morning Bedlam – Like Kings (Ep. 84)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with high-energy acoustic folk trio Good Morning Bedlam about their 2018 release Like Kings ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED MUSIC
  1. Pretty Papers
  2. The Zoo
  3. The Orchard
  4. Eastbound
SHOW NOTES

Like what you hear? Purchase their music directly: https://www.goodmorningbedlam.com/

Follow Good Morning Bedlam on Spotify:
https://open.spotify.com/artist/76Rnjxk1gBlp85HTEwR48R

Join Good Morning Bedlam on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/goodmorningbedlam

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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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Susan Werner

Susan Werner – The Gospel Truth (Ep. 80)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk this Friday with acclaimed singer-songwriter Susan Werner about her 2007 release The Gospel Truth ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording

FEATURED SONGS
  1. (Why Is Your) Heaven So Small
  2. Help Somebody
  3. Forgiveness
  4. Sunday Mornings
  5. Did Trouble Me
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Susan and purchase her music at:
https://susanwerner.com/

Susie on Sundays (YouTube) – The Replay
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLWeXEpK5ll9RNBxZ1dsE0ih07b_0Du7NY

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Danny Schmidt

Danny Schmidt – Parables & Primes (Ep. 79)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk this Friday with acclaimed Austin, TX singer-songwriter Danny Schmidt about his 2005 release Parables & Primes ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. This Too Shall Pass
  2. Dark-Eyed Prince
  3. Happy All The Time
  4. Stained Glass
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Danny and purchase his music at:
https://dannyschmidt.com/

Like what you hear? Fill up Dannyโ€™s tip jar at:
https://dannyschmidt.square.site

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Ann Reed

Ann Reed – Road of the Heart (Ep. 75)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk this Friday with folk songwriter, singer, guitarist, novelist and podcast host Ann Reed ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Told You So
  2. So Glad
  3. Love’s A Long Road home
  4. Temporary Low
  5. Road Of The Heart
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Ann and purchase her music at:
https://www.annreed.com/

Bruce “Creeper” Kurnow – Harmonica Player:
https://brucekurnow.com/

Ann’s podcast: Life Get’s Real:
https://www.annreed.com/podcast

Like what you hear? Fill up Ann’s Tip Jar: https://www.annreed.com/donate

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Edie Carey

Edie Carey – When I Was Made (Ep. 74)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk this Friday with acclaimed singer-songwriter Edie Carey about her 2003 release When I Was Made ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Under A Sky
  2. If I Start To Cry
  3. Chemistry
  4. I Need You
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Edie and purchase her music at: https://ediecarey.com/

Like what you hear? Fill up Edie’s tip jar via Venmo: @Edie-Carey | Web Tip Jar: https://ediecarey.com/tip-jars/990

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