Tuesday, February 16, 2010

This week in Folk Roots/Folk Branches history (February 16-22)

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 25th 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 16, 1995: Extended feature- Peter Rowan.
February 22, 1996: Show theme- Recordings of the 1960s.
February 20, 1997: Extended features- Odetta’s Movin’ It On concert; Voices of the Civil Rights Movement.
February 18, 1999: Guest- Tom Paxton.
February 22, 2001: Guest- Chris Smither.
February 21, 2002: Show theme- Black History Month Special.
February 20, 2003: Guest- Bill Bourne.
February 17, 2005: Guest- James Talley.
February 16, 2006: Guests- Solon & Jeremiah McDade of The McDades.

Pictured: Mike Regenstreif and James Talley on February 17, 2005.

--Mike Regenstreif

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