Friday, July 9, 2010

This week in Folk Roots/Folk Branches history (July 13-July 19)

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 (and around the world via the web for most of those years). Folk Roots/Folk Branches continued for some time as occasional features on CKUT, and is now a blog. Here’s the 46th 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.

July 14, 1994: Extended feature- Bill Staines.
July 13, 1995: Extended feature- Robert Earl Keen.
July 17, 1997: Guest- Paul Geremia.
July 16, 1998: Guest- Dave Van Ronk.
July 15, 1999: Guest- Eric Bibb.
July 13, 2000: Guest- Josh White, Jr.
July 19, 2001: Extended feature- Tribute to the late Mimi Fariña.
July 14, 2005: Show theme- A Woody Guthrie Special on the 93rd anniversary of his birth.
July 19, 2007: Guest- Brendan Nolan.
July 17, 2008 (Folk Roots/Folk Branches feature): Daughters of familiar artists.

Pictured: Mike Regenstreif, Nora Guthrie, Kris Kristofferson and Jimmy LaFave talk about the enduring legacy of Woody Guthrie at the 2007 Ottawa Folk Festival.

--Mike Regenstreif

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