Mulligan Stew Podcast

Ep 33 | Steve Poltz Podcast

Nov 23, 2018


Steve Poltz joins Terry live at the 2018 Edmonton Folk Music Festival to discuss co-writing songs with Jewel, including a story about the time they almost lost the lyrics to her chart-topping hit “You Were Meant for Me”. Between live songs, Steve also tells Terry about rediscovering a half-completed song he co-wrote with Jewel, and how Molly Tuttle aims to bring that song to completion in 2018.
Songs performed include “Mother Russia” and “Fistfight at a Vegan Lunch”.

Ep 32 | Jenn Grant Podcast


Nov 16, 2018

This week on the Mulligan Stew podcast, we throw back to warmer days when Jenn Grant was in Alberta performing at the 2018 Edmonton Folk Music Festival. Jenn joined Terry at CKUA’s festival broadcast tent to share live renditions of songs from her latest album ‘Paradise,’ backed by her husband and musical collaborator Daniel Ledwell. Plus, Jenn shared a few details on her forthcoming album, produced by Portland’s own Tucker Martine.

Ep 31 | Tom Wilson Podcast

Nov 10, 2018


From the archives, Tom Wilson (LeE HARVeY OsMOND) joins Terry to discuss his book Beautiful Scars: Steeltown Secrets, Mohawk Skywalkers and the Road Home. Tom talks about his recovery from alcoholism, the dark moments he experienced during the heights of success with Blackie and the Rodeo Kings  & Junkhouse, and discovering the family secret that changed everything.

Ep 30 | Dan Mangan Podcast


Nov 3, 2018

This week on the show, Terry welcomes Dan Mangan. The Vancouver based indie rocker returns this month with his fifth album, and his first in 3 years. The record is called ‘More or Less’ and Dan will preview 5 tracks from the album on the podcast, along with some insights into those songs. Plus, we’ll hear about how the music industry has changed in the time since Dan’s last record, and his chance meeting with the legendary Paul McCartney.
Tracks include “Fool for Waiting,” “Troubled Mind,” “Just Fear, ” “Cold in the Summer,” and “Peaks and Valleys.”

Ep 29 | Jann Arden Podcast


Oct 29, 2018

Jann Arden reflects on her book ‘Feeding My Mother: Comfort and Laughter in the Kitchen as My Mother Lives with Memory Loss.’ Terry talks to the Alberta legend about taking on the responsibility of caring for her mother, who suffers from Alzheimer’s, and the process of writing the new book that Jann calls “a love letter to my mother.”
Plus the pair discusses tracks on Jann’s latest record, ‘These Are The Days’.
Originally recorded November 2017

Ep 28 | Andrea Warner on her book Buffy Sainte-Marie: The Authorized Biography-Podcast


Oct 19, 2018

Author and music journalist Andrea Warner joins Terry to discuss her latest book “Buffy Sainte-Marie: The Authorized Biography.” The Vancouver-based writer shares her thoughts on the many milestones, triumphs, and challenges of the Canadian icon’s life and career. The wide-ranging discussion reflects on the “restless mind” that drives Buffy’s artistic approach, her groundbreaking creative accomplishments, and the price she’s paid for her activism (which included being blacklisted in the US).
“Some of her peers wanted to get famous, and make a bunch of money, and be a part of a scene. She wanted to bring rights to Indigenous people. She wanted to stand up to war, and help lead a peace movement and talk about why that’s important,” Andrea shares. “She’s been actively dismantling colonization and colonial violence from the beginning with her work.”

Ep 27 | Michael Barclay Authour of The Never-Ending Present. The Story of Gord Downie and The Tragically Hip Podcast



Oct 13, 2018
This week on the podcast, author Michael Barclay talks to Terry David Mulligan about his latest book: The Never-ending Present: The Story of Gord Downie and the Tragically Hip.
“This is not just a story of a band, I think is a story about culture and how we talk about it,” says Michael about his new book. Michael tells us about Gord’s resistance to being considered “Captain Canada”, how The Tragically Hip remained intact and vital for more than 30 years, and the celebration that was The Hip’s Man Machine Poet Tour. Plus, Barclay reflects on one of Downie’s final solo releases Secret Path, his entry into artistic activism, and how the band’s music bound the country together.

Ep 26 | The Bros. Landreth Podcast


Oct 7, 2018

This week on the Mulligan Stew podcast, a feature chat with The Bros. Landreth recorded live at the Edmonton Folk Music Festival 2018, including a live rendition of a new song from their forthcoming album. Brothers Joey and David talk to Terry about the Winnipeg music scene, the band’s forthcoming record, and balancing solo projects while keeping the band a going concern.

Ep 25 | Alan Doyle Podcast


Oct 2, 2018

From the archives, this week we feature Terry’s conversation with Alan Doyle, former lead singer and co-writer of songs for Great Big Sea. He’s an actor, a storyteller and has spent many years raising funds for various charities and foundations.
We should have known that Alan would end up writing a book: He has the gift, and the stories. ‘Where I Belong: From Petty Harbour to Great Big Sea’ was an instant bestseller.
It’s about his family, the poverty that at times called for “kitchen parties” where the Doyle’s would play and friends would bring heating oil, food and provisions to get them through. ‘Where I Belong’ ends with the very first beginnings of Great Big Sea and the possibilities that their success would bring.

Ep 23 | Joachim Cooder Podcast


Sep 14, 2018

This week, it’s Joachim Cooder live from Edmonton Folk Music Festival! At age 4, Joachim (son of Ry Cooder) got his first drum kit by superstar session drummer Jim Keltner. At 19, Joachim was part of the rhythm section on the Grammy-winning recording by the Buena Vista Social Club. We’ll hear about Joachim’s decision to go from being a celebrated percussionist, supporting player, and producer, to a front man in his own right with his latest EP ‘Fuchsia Machu Picchu.’