Tuesday, April 20, 2010

This week in Folk Roots/Folk Branches history (April 20-26)

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 34th 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 21, 1994: Extended feature- The Montreal folk scene.
April 20, 1995: Extended feature- Environmental songs.
April 22, 1999: Guest- Noel Paul Stookey of Peter, Paul & Mary.
April 20, 2000: Guest- James Talley.
April 25, 2002: Guests- Scott Cameron Smith, Ariel Rogers and David Rogers.
April 22, 2003: Guest- Maria Dunn.
April 21, 2005: Guest- John Prine.
April 20, 2006: Guest- Gerry Goodfriend.
April 26, 2007: Guest- Garnet Rogers.
April 24, 2008 (Folk Roots/Folk Branches feature): A tribute to the late Sam Gesser.
April 23, 2009 (Folk Roots/Folk Branches feature): Guest- Tom Paxton.

Pictured: Mike Regenstreif and Garnet Rogers on April 29, 2006.

--Mike Regenstreif

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