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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Charlie Parr

Charlie Parr โ€“ Criminals and Sinners (Ep. 61)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with acclaimed folk and country blues songwriter and performer Charlie Parr about his 2002 release Criminals and Sinners ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Asa Jones’ Blues
  2. Lowdown
  3. Song for Loren B.
  4. Annie Melton
  5. Going Up the Country
GALLERY
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Learn more about Charlie:
https://www.charlieparr.com/lyrics.html

Charlie’s handwritten lyrics:
https://www.charlieparr.com/lyrics.html

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

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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
SHOW NOTES

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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Moors & McCumber

Moors & McCumber – Pandemonium (Ep. 56)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with acclaimed singer-songwriters and multi-instrumentalists Moors and McCumber ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. You Take Me Somewhere
  2. Bend Or Be Broken
  3. My Heart Is Open
  4. Pandemonium
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Moors and McCumber:
https://www.moorsandmccumber.com/

Like what you hear? Purchase their music: https://moorsandmccumber.bandcamp.com/music

Join Moors and McCumber on Patreon:
https://www.patreon.com/moorsandmccumber

Like what you hear? Fill up Moors & McCumberโ€™s tip jar via PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/moorsandmccumber | Venmo: @moors-mccumber

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Dar Williams

Dar Williams – The Green World (Ep. 54)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk this Friday with renowned folk-singer, author and speaker Dar Williams about her 2000 release The Green World ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. What Do You Love More Than Love
  2. And A God Descended
  3. I Won’t Be Your Yoko Ono
  4. I Had No Right
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Dar and purchase her music: https://www.darwilliams.com/

Learn about Dar’s songwriting retreats and upcoming book Writing a Song That Matters:
https://darwilliamsretreat.com/

Like what you hear? Fill up Dar’s tip jar via PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/DarWilliamsMusic or Venmo: @DarWilliams

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Stephen Kellogg

Stephen Kellogg – Glassjaw Boxer (Ep. 53)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with singer-songwriter, TEDx speaker, author and family-man Stephen Kellogg about his 2007 release Glassjaw Boxer ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Sweet Sophia
  2. Cabin in the Woods
  3. 4th of July
  4. In Front of the World
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Stephen and buy his music at: https://www.stephenkellogg.com/

Like what you heard? Fill up Stephen’s tip jar at Venmo:
@stephen-kellogg-6

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The Okee Dokee Brothers

The Okee Dokee Brothers โ€“ Can You Canoe? (Ep. 50)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with acclaimed children’s folk duo The Okee Dokee Brothers about their Grammy-winning adventure album Can You Canoe? ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Can You Canoe?
  2. Haul Away Joe
  3. Bullfrog Opera
  4. Thousand Star Hotel
  5. Brother
GALLERY
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Learn more about the Okee Dokee Brothers:

https://www.okeedokee.org/

Like what you hear? Purchase Can You Canoe? CD/DVD and Picture Book:

https://www.hellomerch.com/collections/the-okee-dokee-brothers

Check out their great music videos (documenting their canoe trip) on YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/user/OkeeDokeeBros/

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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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Carrie Elkin

Carrie Elkin – Call It My Garden (Ep. 44)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with renowned Austin, TX-based singer-songwriter Carrie Elkin about her 2011 release Call It My Garden! ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Jesse Likes Birds
  2. Berlin
  3. Landeth by Sea
  4. Guilty Hands
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Carrie: http://carrieelkin.com/

Purchase Call It My Garden: https://carrieelkin.square.site/shop/cds/2

The “Making of” Video: https://youtu.be/d-7uKRKlLUk

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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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