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Paul Metsa

Paul Metsa – Paper Tigers (Ep. 134)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with legendary Minnesota musician, songwriter and author Paul Metsa about his 1984 debut album Paper Tigers 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Virginia
  2. Robots On Death Row
  3. Stars Over the Prairie
  4. Paper Tigers
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Paul at:
https://www.paulmetsa.com/

Get Paul’s book, Alphabet Jazz on Amazon:
https://a.co/d/7Qtz7a3

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Hope Dunbar

Hope Dunbar – Sweetheartland (Ep. 133)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with acclaimed singer-songwriter Hope Dunbar about her 2021 release Sweetheartland 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Dog Like You
  2. Evacuate
  3. Woman Like Me
  4. The Road Is
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Hope and purchase her music directly at: https://www.hopedunbarmusic.com/

Hope’s Podcast: Prompt Queens:
https://promptqueens.libsyn.com/

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The Lowest Pair

The Lowest Pair – The Perfect Plan (Ep. 131)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with lauded Americana banjo duo The Lowest Pair about their 2020 release The Perfect Plan 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. How Far I Would Go
  2. Too Late Babe
  3. Wild Animals
  4. Morning Light
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about The Lowest Pair and purchase their music directly:
https://thelowestpair.com/

Album produced by Mike Mogis at Another Recording Company
http://anotherrecordingcompany.com/

References to John Hartford’s low-tuned banjo can be found in episodes with Alison Brown (Ep. 92) and Special Consensus (Ep. 46)

Video for Wild Animals
https://youtu.be/tUiw6bELXeM

String and Shadow Puppet Theater
https://www.stringandshadow.com/

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Courtney Yasmineh

Courtney Yasmineh – High Priestess And The Renegade (Ep. 126)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with folk-rock singer-songwritrer and author Courtney Yasmineh about her 2018 release High Priestess And The Renegade 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Crash And Burn
  2. Tower Card
  3. Tangled Web
  4. Glory
  5. Hey Lulu
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Courtney and purchase her music directly:
https://www.courtneyyasmineh.com/

Support Courtney on Patreon:
https://www.patreon.com/courtneyyasmineh

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Becky Kapell

Becky Kapell – That Certain Ache (Ep. 121)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Americana singer-songwriter Becky Kapell about her 2018 release That Certain Ache 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS

  1. Say Goodbye
  2. Spend My Time
  3. That Certain Ache
  4. Such a Fool
  5. Hungry Dog (outro / partial)

SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Becky and purchase her music directly: beckykapell.com

Becky Kapell – That Certain Ache (Official Music Video)
https://youtu.be/FXbXNSU2J9k

🫙Like what you hear? Fill up Becky’s tip jar via: PayPal: missbecky64@gmail.com | Venmo: @becky-kapell

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Matt the Electrician

Matt the Electrician – Animal Boy (Ep. 117)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk this Friday with Austin, TX folksinger and songwriter Matt the Electrician about his 2009 release Animal Boy 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Bridge to Nowhere
  2. Got Your Back
  3. College
  4. Animal Boy
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Matt:
https://matttheelectrician.com/

Mark Addison (producer, engineer musician on Animal Boy):
http://www.markaddisonproducer.com/

Purchase Matt’s music directly at:
https://matttheelectrician.bandcamp.com/

Join Matt on Patreon:
https://www.patreon.com/mattthee


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Dan Israel

Dan Israel – Crosstown Traveler (Ep. 112)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with acclaimed folk-rock singer-songwriter Dan Israel about his 2011 release Crosstown Traveler 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Up to You
  2. When the Day is Done
  3. I’ll Get Along
  4. Second to None
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Dan:
https://www.danisraelmusic.com/

Purchase Dan’s music directly:
https://danisrael.bandcamp.com/

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Leslie Rich

Leslie Rich – Geek Love (Ep. 107)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Minneapolis based, Belfast born singer/songwriter Leslie Rich about his 1999 release Geek Love 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Superhiway
  2. Geek Love
  3. The Air Is Just A Breeze
  4. Not Yr Ghost
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Leslie and purchase his music directly at:
http://www.leslierichmusic.com/

Like what you hear? Fill up Leslie’s tip jar via Venmo: @LeslieRichMusic

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Erik Brandt

Erik Brandt – The Long Winter (Ep. 106)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Americana songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Erik Brandt about his 2012 release The Long Winter 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Anywhere But Here
  2. Hard Life
  3. Wherever You Go
  4. I Drove Past Your House Today
GALLERY

SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Erik and buy his music directly at:
http://erikbrandt.com/

Like what you hear? Fill up Erik’s tip jar: HERE

Alex Oana (producer):
http://www.alexoana.com/

Jeremy Szopinski (guitarist and album artist)
http://www.jeremyszopinski.com/

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Jon Rodine

Jon Rodine – Last Star (Ep. 101)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Minnesota based singer-songwriter Jon Rodine 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Way Down by the Ocean
  2. Last Star
  3. Hey You
  4. Congratulate Your Love
  5. Lean Girl
GALLERY
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House of Mercy:
https://www.houseofmercy.org/

Molly Maher:
https://mollymaher.com/

Richard Manuel:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Manuel

Erik Koskinen:
https://erikkoskinen.com/

Electric Fetus (legendary Twin Cities record store):
https://electricfetus.com/

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