Tuesday, December 1, 2009

This week in Folk Roots/Folk Branches history (December 1-7)

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 14th 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.

December 1, 1994: Guest- Penny Lang.
December 7, 1995: Guest- Connie Kaldor; Extended feature- The Songs of Utah Phillips.
December 4, 1997: Guest- Cindy Church.
December 3, 1998: Guest- David Massengill.
December 2, 1999: Show theme- A tribute to Lead Belly; Guest- Michael Jerome Browne.
December 7, 2000: Guest- David Francey.
December 1, 2005: Guest- Sylvia Tyson.
December 6, 2007 (Folk Roots/Folk Branches feature): Songs for Hanukkah.

Pictured: Me with Quartette at a Folk Roots/Folk Branches concert, December 6, 1997, at the Concordia Concert Hall. Left to right: Caitlin Hanford, Sylvia Tyson, Mike Regenstreif, Cindy Church, Gwen Swick.

--Mike Regenstreif

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