Wednesday, September 16, 2009

This week in Folk Roots/Folk Branches history (September 15-21)

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 third 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 21, 1995: Extended feature- “Summer’s almost gone, winter’s comin’ on.”
September 18, 1997: Show theme- The Anthology of American Folk Music.
September 17, 1998: Guest- Jeff Warschauer.
September 16, 1999: Guest- Tom Mitchell.
September 21, 2000: Guests- Last Forever (Dick Connette & Sonya Cohen).
September 20, 2001: Guest- Jesse Winchester.
September 21, 2006: Guest- Angela Desveaux.
September 13, 2007 (Folk Roots/Folk Branches feature): Guest- Michael Jerome Browne.

Pictured: Tom Mitchell and me at the 1999 Champlain Valley Folk Festival where the interview heard on September 16, 1999 was recorded.

--Mike Regenstreif

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