Tuesday, October 6, 2009

This week in Folk Roots/Folk Branches history (October 6-12)

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 sixth 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.

October 6, 1994: Show theme- A retrospective of 21 years of recordings on the Philo label.
October 12, 1995: Show theme- The Greatest Folk Concert Ever – All Live Recordings.
October 8, 1998: Guests- Oscar Lopez; David Essig.
October 7, 1999: Guest- Lucy Kaplansky.
October11, 2001: Guest- Mark Viator of Rue La-La.
October 7, 2004: Guests- Mose Scarlett; Dave Clarke & Ellen Shizgal of Steel Rail.
October 6, 2005: Guests- Susie Arioli & Jordan Officer.
October 12, 2006: Guest- Artie Traum.
October 11, 2007 (Folk Roots/Folk Branches feature): Songs of Paul Siebel.

Pictured: The late Artie Traum and me after his Folk Roots/Folk Branches visit on October 12, 2006.

--Mike Regenstreif

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