Tuesday, September 22, 2009

This week in Folk Roots/Folk Branches history (September 22-28)

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 fourth 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 22, 1994: Extended feature- Nancy White.
September 26, 1996: Show theme- A tribute to Woody Guthrie.
September 24, 1998: Extended feature- Robert Johnson.
September 23, 1999: Guest- Martin Grosswendt.
September 26, 2002: Guests- Jack Nissenson & Stephanie Beneteau.
September 23, 2004: Leonard Cohen Special with guests Judy Collins and Perla Batalla.
September 22, 2005: Show theme- The folk roots of Bob Dylan.
September 28, 2006: Guest- Eve Goldberg.
September 27, 2007 (Folk Roots/Folk Branches feature): Songs inspired by the devastation of New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina.
September 25, 2008 (Folk Roots/Folk Branches feature): Songs of Son House.

--Mike Regenstreif

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