Tuesday, April 6, 2010

This week in Folk Roots/Folk Branches history (April 6-12)

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 32nd 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.

April 7, 1994: Extended feature- Tom Paxton.
April 11, 1996: Extended feature- Songs of Phil Ochs.
April 8, 1999: Guest- Peggy Seeger.
April 6, 2000: Tribute to the late Lee Haggerty.
April 12, 2007: Guest- Gern f. of the United Steelworkers of Montreal.
April 10, 2008 (Folk Roots/Folk Branches feature): Songs of Jesse Winchester.

Pictured: Jesse Winchester and Mike Regenstreif at La Sala Rossa (2006).

--Mike Regenstreif

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