Tuesday, March 30, 2010

This week in Folk Roots/Folk Branches history (March 30-April 5)

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 31st 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 30, 1995: Extended feature- Tony Bird.
April 4, 1996: Guest- Catie Curtis.
March 30, 2000: Guest- Sandy Silva.; Tribute to the late Ed McCurdy.
April 3, 2003: Guest- Gerry Goodfriend.
March 31, 2005: Guest- Gerry Goodfriend.
April 5, 2007: Extended feature: Songs inspired by the Passover legend.
April 3, 2008 (Folk Roots/Folk Branches feature): Songs Celebrating Spring.
April 2, 2009 (Folk Roots/Folk Branches feature): In Praise of Tom Paxton, part 2.

Pictured: Mike Regenstreif, Anne Hills and Tom Paxton at the 2001 Champlain Valley Folk Festival.

--Mike Regenstreif

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