Tuesday, February 9, 2010

This week in Folk Roots/Folk Branches history (February 9-15)

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 24th 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.

February 9, 1995: Pre-Valentine’s Day “All Love Songs” Special.
February 13, 1997: Pre-Valentine’s Day “All Love Songs” Special.
February 11, 1999: Guest- James Keelaghan.
February 14, 2002: Tribute to the late Dave Van Ronk; Guest- Gerry Goodfriend.
February 12, 2004: Guests- Jason Rosenblatt of Shtreiml and Abby Rosenblatt.
February 10, 2005: Tributes to the late Stan Rogers and Odetta, the 2005 Lifetime Acheievement Award honorees of the North American Folk Alliance.
February 9, 2006: Special Edition- Variations on the theme of John Henry.
February 15, 2007: Guests- Dane Lanken and Anna McGarrigle.
February 14, 2008 (Folk Roots/Folk Branches feature): Spotlight on Paul Robeson.

Pictured: Anna McGarrigle and Mike Regenstreif at the launch of Kate & Anna McGarrigle: Songs & Stories by Dane Lanken, recording an interview heard February 15, 2007 on Folk Roots/Foolk Branches. (Photo: Campbell Hendery)

--Mike Regenstreif

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