Tuesday, October 13, 2009

This week in Folk Roots/Folk Branches history (October 13-19)

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 seventh 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 13, 1994: Extended feature- Kate & Anna McGarrigle.
October 19, 1995: Guest- Kirk MacGeachy of Orealis.
October 17, 1996: A tribute to the late Colleen Peterson.
October 15, 1998: Guest- Roy Forbes.
October 14, 1999: Guest- Rick Fielding.
October 16, 2003: Guest- Erin McKeown.
October 14, 2004: Guest- Jackie Washington.
October 19. 2006: Guest- Michael Jerome Browne.
October 18, 2007 (Folk Roots/Folk Branches feature): Songs about bus stations and bus rides.
October 16, 2008 (Folk Roots/Folk Branches feature): Three Women Sing, Part 1.

Pictured: The late Jackie Washington and me at Library & Archives Canada in Ottawa on May 8, 2008.

--Mike Regenstreif

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