Tuesday, March 2, 2010

This week in Folk Roots/Folk Branches history (March 2-March 8)

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 a blog. Here’s the 27th 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.

March 2, 1995: Extended feature- David Essig.
March 7, 1996: Show theme- Voices of Women.
March 6, 1997: Show theme- Voices of Women.
March 5, 1998: Guest- Garnet Rogers.
March 2, 2000: Extended feature- The Martins and the Coys, a ballad opera produced for the BBC by Alan Lomax in 1944.
March 8, 2001: Show theme- Voices of Women.
March 2, 2006: Guest- Harlan Johnson of Grouyan Gombo.
March 8, 2007: Show theme- Voices of Women.
March 5, 2009 (Folk Roots/Folk Branches feature): In praise of Tom Paxton, Part 1.

Pictured: Mike Regenstreif and Tom Paxton (2009).

--Mike Regenstreif

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