Tuesday, September 8, 2009

This week in Folk Roots/Folk Branches history (September 8-14)

Folk Roots/Folk Branches with Mike Regenstreif was a Thursday tradition on CKUT in Montreal for nearly 14 years from February 3, 1994 until August 30, 2007. Folk Roots/Folk Branches continued as occasional features on CKUT and is now also a blog. Here’s the second instalment of “This week in Folk Roots/Folk Branches,” a weekly look back continuing through next August at some of the most notable guests, features and moments in Folk Roots/Folk Branches history.

September 14, 1995: Show theme- A tribute to the first 10 years of Red House Records.
September 12, 1996: Guests- Kate & Anna McGarrigle.
September 10, 1998: Guests- Hart Rouge; Martin Simpson.
September 9, 1999: Guest- Michael Jerling.
September 14, 2000: Guest- Jimmy LaFave.
September 13, 2001: Songs of hope, contemplation and catharsis.
September 9, 2004: Guest- Judy Collins.
September 8, 2005: Guests- Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion.
September 13, 2007 (Folk Roots/Folk Branches feature): Guest- Ray Bonneville.

Pictured: Ray Bonneville and me during a workshop I hosted at the 2009 Ottawa Folk Festival.

--Mike Regenstreif

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