Saturday, August 3, 2013

Canadian Spaces – CKCU – Saturday August 3, 2013

CKCU can be heard at 93.1 FM in Ottawa and on the web.

This week’s show was co-hosted by Mike Regenstreif and Chris White.

Canadian Spaces on CKCU in Ottawa is Canada’s longest-running folk music radio program. It is heard Saturday mornings from 10:00 am until noon (Eastern time). It was hosted for more than 33 years by the late Chopper McKinnon and is now hosted by Chris White and a rotating cast of co-hosts. Today was my third time in the co-host’s chair.

Guest: Sneezy Waters

Steel Rail- Cool, Cool Walls
River Song (Crossties Music)

Bill Garrett & Sue Lothrop- The Hill
Red Shoes (Borealis)

Russ Kelley- Sometimes It’s So Simple

Allan Fraser- Dancehall Girls
Supermoon preview (Allan Fraser)

The Short Sisters- Upon Finding Just One
Downsized (Black Socks Press)

Ana Miura- Get Free
Dancing Alone: Songs of William Hawkins (True North)

Me & My Uncle- Next Train Blues
Me & My Uncle (Laughing Cactus)

Jayme Stone- Radio Wassoulou
The Other Side of the Air (Jayme Stone)

Tom Russell & the Norwegian Wind Ensemble- St. Olav’s Gate
Aztec Jazz (Frontera)

Night Sun- Summer Songs
One Moment of Grace (Borealis)

Anna McGarrigle, Chaim Tannenbaum, Lily Lanken, Rufus Wainwright, Martha Wainwright- Dink’s Song

The Good Lovelies- Hallelujah
Live at Revolution (Six Shooter)

The next six songs punctuated our conversation with Sneezy Waters.
Sneezy Waters & Mike Regenstreif (Photo: Chris White)

Sneezy Waters- Bill Morgan and His Gal
Live in the studio

Sneezy Waters- License to Kill
Live in the studio

Sneezy Waters- Do Re Mi
Live in the studio

Sneezy Waters- The Eddystone Light
Live in the studio

Sneezy Waters- I Heard the Bluebird Sing
Sneezy Waters (Sneezy Waters)

Sneezy Waters- Stars Fell on Alabama
Live in the studio

The rest of the songs on the show were by artists who will be at the Ottawa Folk Festival, September 4-8.

Emmylou Harris- My Songbird
Quarter Moon in a Ten Cent Town (Warner Bros./Rhino)

Amanda Rheaume- Ancient Rime
Keep a Fire (Amanda Rheaume)

Lynn Miles- Million Brilliant
Downpour (Lynn Miles) – new release

Chris Smither- Miner’s Blues
Time Stands Still (Signature Sounds)

The show is now available for online listening.

I’ll be co-hosting Canadian Spaces again on October 19.

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--Mike Regenstreif

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