Tuesday, May 18, 2010

This week in Folk Roots/Folk Branches history (May 18-May 24)

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 38th 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.

May 19, 1994: Guest- Connie Kaldor; Extended feature- Priscilla Herdman.
May 18, 1995: Extended feature- Songs about the Canadian Prairies.
May 23, 1996: Guest- Penny Lang.
May 22, 1997: Show theme- Songs about politicians, the political process and current issues.
May 18, 2000: Guest- Nancy White.
May 24, 2001: Show theme- "A nod to Bob Dylan" on his 60th birthday.
May 22, 2003: Guest- Maria Dunn; Extended feature- Tribute to the late Freyda Epstein.
May 19, 2005: Guest- Sue Foley.
May 24, 2007: Show theme- Songs of Bob Dylan on his 66th birthday.

--Mike Regenstreif

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