Wednesday, November 18, 2009

This week in Folk Roots/Folk Branches history (November 17-23)

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 12th 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.

November 17, 1994: Extended feature- Christine Lavin.
November 23, 1995: Extended feature- The Songs of Jack Hardy.
November 20, 1997: Guest- Robert Atyeo.
November 19, 1998: Guest- Roger McGuinn.
November 18, 1999: Guest- Stacey Earle.
November 23, 2000: Guest- Michael Jerome Browne; Special festure- Jesse Winchester recorded in concert, August 5, 2000, at the Champlain Valley Folk Festival.
November 22, 2001: Guest- “Philadelphia” Jerry Ricks.
November 21, 2002: Guest- Dave Clarke.
November 20, 2003: Guests- The McDades; Chris Frye of the Bills.
November 18, 2004: Guests- Penny Lang & Dave Clarke.
November 17, 2005: My 650th show on CKUT.
November 23, 2006: Guest- David Gogo.
November 22, 2007 (Folk Roots/Folk Branches feature): The Songs of Bruce Murdoch.
November 20, 2008 (Folk Roots/Folk Branches feature): The Tom Russell Anthology: Veteran’s Day, Part 1.

Pictured: Me and Jesse Winchester at the Champlain Valley Folk Festival on August 5, 2000.

--Mike Regenstreif

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