Tuesday, April 27, 2010

This week in Folk Roots/Folk Branches history (April 27-May 3)

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 for some time as occasional features on CKUT, and is now a blog. Here’s the 35th 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 28, 1994: Extended feature- Stan Rogers.
May 2, 1996: Extended feature- Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee.
April 30, 1998: Show theme- 50 Years of Folkways Recordings with Guest- Tony Seeger.
April 29, 1999: Show theme- Songs by Old Friends.
April 27, 2000: Guests- Tony Babinski with Robert Marchand.
April 29, 2004: Show theme- The folk roots of rock ‘n’ roll and the rock ‘n’ roll branches of folk music.
April 28, 2005: Extended features- Tribute to the late Cyril Tawney; Songs of Passover.
April 27, 2006: Guest- Dave Clarke.
May 3, 2007: Guest- Ken Hamm.
May 1, 2008 (Folk Roots/Folk Branches feature): Songs from the Folk Roots/Folk Branches Archives.

--Mike Regenstreif

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