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David LaMotte

David LaMotte – Change (Ep. 198)

A special in-person episode of the Back Catalog Listening Party where hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig chat with folk singer-songwriter, author and speaker David LaMotte about his 2006 release Change at the Folk Alliance Region Midwest (FARM) conference in Lisle, IL ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟJoin us and a live audience as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. History Teacher
  2. Keep the Change
  3. Crawl Inside
  4. Let Me Go
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about David and purchase his music directly:
https://www.davidlamotte.com/music/

Learn more about Senderos Guatemala:
https://senderosguatemala.org/

Learn more about David’s book “You Are Changing the World Whether You Like It Or Not”:
https://www.davidlamotte.com/books/

Join David on Patreon:
https://www.patreon.com/DavidLaMotte

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https://www.patreon.com/backcataloglisteningparty

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Katy Tessman

Katy Tessman – Fall (Ep. 196)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Minnesota singer-songwriter and author Katy Tessman about her 2001 release Fall ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Caribou
  2. Thinking of You
  3. Odd Timing
  4. Alone
  5. Fall
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Katy and purchase her new music directly at:
https://www.katytessman.com/

Jay Moran (Producer):
https://www.instagram.com/ejaymo/

Richard Davis (bassist):
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Davis_(bassist)

Clyde Stubblefield (drummer):
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clyde_Stubblefield
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Funky_Drummer

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Katey Bellville

Katey Bellville – Clue (Ep. 195)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Minnesota Americana and bluegrass songwriter Katey Bellville about her 2013 release Clue ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Clue
  2. MN Snow
  3. At Ease
  4. Ripped Blue Jeans
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Katey Bellville and purchase her music directly at: https://www.kateybellville.com/

๐Ÿซ™ Like what you hear? Fill up Katey Bellville’s tip jar via Venmo: https://account.venmo.com/u/skycoldblue

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John Louis

John Louis – Drift (Ep. 194)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with country-folk troubadour John Louis about his 2015 release Drift ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. The Barn
  2. So Sorry
  3. Real Good Heart
  4. Tonight When The Band
GALLERY

SHOW NOTES

Learn more about John Louis and purchase his music directly at: https://johnlouissongs.com/

๐Ÿซ™ Like what you hear? Fill up John Louis’s tip jar via Venmo: @JohnLouisSongs | PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/johnlouis

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Annie Humphrey

Annie Humphrey – Eat What You Kill (Ep. 193)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Anishinaabe musician, songwriter and artist Annie Humphrey about her 2019 release Eat What You Kill ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Still My Son
  2. Now She Dances
  3. Ancient Love
  4. Give us Life
  5. Sacred Rage
SHOW NOTES

Justice Humphrey
https://www.youtube.com/@justicehumphrey544

Jeremy Ylvisaker (Producer)
https://www.instagram.com/jylvis/

Rich Mattson / Sparta Sound
https://www.richmattsonmusic.com/
https://spartasound.bandcamp.com/

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Ellis Paul

Ellis Paul – Stories (Ep. 192)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with award-winning singer-songwriter, folk musician and educator Ellis Paul about his 1994 release Stories ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. 3,000 Miles
  2. Here She Is
  3. Autobiography Of A Pistol
  4. Who Killed John Lennon
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Ellis and buy his music directly at: https://www.ellispaul.com/

Join Ellis on Patreon:
https://www.patreon.com/ellispaul

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Mother Banjo

Mother Banjo Band – The Devil Hasn’t Won (Ep. 187)

Join us this Friday for a very special “Songsgiving” episode of the Back Catalog Listening Party where we will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Mother Banjo’s 2013 release The Devil Hasn’t Won and pass the hat to help fight homelessness and food insecurity in our area.

SONGS
  1. Rise Up, Sinner
  2. Lots of Ways to Go Wrong
  3. The Devil Hasn’t Won
  4. New
GALLERY
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Learn more about the Mother Banjo Band and purchase their music directly at:
https://motherbanjo.com/

Purchase The Devil Hasn’t Won (10th Anniversary Edition):
https://motherbanjo.bandcamp.com/album/the-devil-hasnt-won-10th-anniversary-edition

Vinyl Release Party 11/26/23 (Dakota, Minneapolis):
https://www.dakotacooks.com/event/mother-banjo-10th-anniversary-vinyl-release/

Songsgiving! Food + shelter + support = home ๐Ÿ  Your donation does all this to create home. Donate today:
https://agatemn.org/donate/

Homestead Pickin’ Parlor:
https://homesteadpickinparlor.com/

Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association (MBOTMA):
https://www.minnesotabluegrass.org/

The Roe Family Singers:
https://backcataloglisteningparty.com/artist/roe-family-singers/
https://www.roefamilysingers.com/

Elexa Dawson – Music is Medicine Hat:
https://elexa.bandcamp.com/merch/music-is-medicine-hat

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Rachael Kilgour

Rachael Kilgour – Rabbit in the Road (Ep. 186)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with award-winning folk singer-songwriter Rachael Kilgour’s 2017 release Rabbit in the Road ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Deep Bruises
  2. Ready Freddie
  3. I Pray
  4. Rabbit in the Road
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

Coming Soon

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Elexa Dawson

Elexa Dawson – Music is Medicine (Ep. 185)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Kansas-based Americana songwriter Elexa Dawson about her 2019 release
Music is Medicine ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Changed
  2. High Place
  3. Glad We Came
  4. Circle Song
  5. His Name
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Elexa and purchase her music directly:
https://elexadawson.com
https://elexa.bandcamp.com/

Radius Brewing (Emporia, Kansas)
https://radiusbrewing.com/

Weda skirts:
https://www.wedaskirts.com/

Peter Oviatt (banjo, engineer, co-producer):
https://www.moonflowersounds.com/

Heyleon (trans-apocalyptic pagan gospel super group):
https://elexa.bandcamp.com/album/friends-and-family

Jordan Storrer (photographer)
https://lifeleakvisuals.com/

Music is Medicine – Logo Hat
https://elexa.bandcamp.com/merch/music-is-medicine-hat

The Mishomis Book – The Voice of the Ojibway:
https://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/the-mishomis-book

Sweet Sisters (New Single / Official Lyric Video)
https://youtu.be/4_eB4LPUlD4?si=8d7ohoim80esW2pg

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The Chapin Sisters

The Chapin Sisters – Ferry Boat (Ep. 183)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Brooklyn-based folk rock and blood harmony duo The Chapin Sisters about their 2018 EP Ferry Boat ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Dreaming of You
  2. Bottle of Wine
  3. Lost
  4. Ferry Boat
  5. My Heart Floated Away
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about The Chapin Sisters and purchase their music directly at:
https://www.thechapinsisters.com/

Harry Chapin (uncle):
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Chapin

Tom Chapin (father):
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Chapin

Harry Chapin Foundation (fighting world hinger):
https://harrychapinfoundation.org/

Hilary Hawke (wrote Dreaming of You and played on album): https://www.hilaryhawkemusic.com/

The Louvin Brothers:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Louvin_Brothers

Satan Is Real: The Ballad of the Louvin Brothers (book):
https://a.co/d/9IHLWao

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