Return of the Banjo


Ellen Stanley

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Ellen Stanley

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Mother Banjo (Ellen Stanley) is wonderful. In addition to her musical career, she is executive director of the Minnesota Music Coalition, and does a weekly show on station KFAI called Womenfolk. She writes all kinds of great music, with a special gift for creating new & impeccable gospel songs. She's shared the stage with many folks, among them Robert Bly and Tracy Grammar, and is coming near the end of fund-raising for her 5th album with a Kickstarter Campaign.

Past/current religious/spiritual influences:

Unless otherwise indicated, all songs in this program are written & performed by Mother Banjo:
We Are Witness - from The Devil Hasn't Won
Water - Watch the video
Eyes on the Sky - home recording, projected title track for Proposed CD supported by Ellen's Kickstarter Campaign
The Devil Hasn't Won - from The Devil Hasn't Won
From This Valley - written by The Civil Wars, Recorded live at Cedar Cultural Center on 11/19/2017
Lots of Ways to Go Wrong - from The Devil Hasn't Won
Will Your House Be Blessed - record live at KFAI Radio on 1/10/2018

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