Tuesday, September 29, 2009

This week in Folk Roots/Folk Branches history (September 29-October 5)

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 fifth 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 29, 1994: Show theme- Songs of the Old West: Real and Mythological.
October 5, 1995: Extended feature- Dave Van Ronk.
October 1, 1998: Guest- Arlo Guthrie.
September 30, 1999: Guest- Bill Morrissey.
October 4, 2001: Guest- Guy Clark.
October 3, 2002: Guest- Michele Greene.
September 30, 2004: Guests- Kevin House, Arlo Guthrie.
September 29, 2005: Guests- Dave Clarke & Ellen Shizgal of Steel Rail.
October 4, 2007 (Folk Roots/Folk Branches feature): Songs of Kris Kristofferson.

Pictured: Arlo Guthrie, guest on FR/FB this week in 1998 and 2004, and me backstage at his Folk Roots/Folk Branches concert that I produced at the Concordia Concert Hall on December 6, 1996.

--Mike Regenstreif

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