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Listen to Jon Hogan and Maria Moss on IPR's The Folk Tree

IPR/Phil Maass

Jon Hogan and Maria Moss were not on my radar until about a week before the show. A friend of a friend was organizing their concert in southern Minnesota, and knew they'd be passing through Iowa on Easter Sunday, on their way back home to Texas. A few Facebook messages and e-mails and it was a done deal.  Looking like they'd be right at home in a Bonnie and Clyde movie, Jon and Maria gave us some high-energy renditions of early country music and shared their historical knowledge of the genre.  Jon is a songwriter too, and the duo sang his powerful song about the death of Matthew Shephard. -- Karen Impola

Karen Impola is the host of IPR's The Folk Tree
Contact Phil at pmaass@iowapublicradio.org.
Tony Dehner is a Studio One Host