Tuesday, August 17, 2010

This week in Folk Roots/Folk Branches history (August 17-23)

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 51st instalment of “This week in Folk Roots/Folk Branches,” a weekly look back, continuing through the end of this month, at some of the most notable guests, features and moments in Folk Roots/Folk Branches history.

August 18, 1994: Show theme- A tribute to Woody Guthrie.
August 17, 1995: Extended feature- Brother acts.
August 20, 1998: Guests- Doug McArthur & Jeffra.
August 19, 1999: Guest- Spider John Koerner.
August 17, 2000: Extended feature- Songs of Malvina Reynolds.
August 22, 2002: Guest- Mae Moore.
August 18, 2005: Extended feature- Tribute to the late Vassar Clements.
August 17, 2006: Guest- Tom Lewis.
August 23, 2007: Guest- Noah Zacharin.
August 21, 2008 (Folk Roots/Folk Branches feature): Tribute to the late Artie Traum.

Pictured:  (Top) Artie Traum and Mike Regenstreif on October 12, 2006; (Bottom)  Tom Lewis and Mike Regenstreif at CKUT during Folk Roots/Folk Branches on August 17, 2006.

--Mike Regenstreif

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