Saturday, September 20, 2014

Canadian Spaces – CKCU – Saturday September 20, 2014

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

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.

This week’s show was co-hosted by Mike Regenstreif and Tonya Price.

Guest: Terry Gillespie

Jesse Winchester- A Little Louisiana

Lynne Hanson- Trading in My Lonesome
River of Sand (Lynne Hanson)

Notre Dame de Grass- Edmunston Nights

Penny Lang- Prairie Sky

Steel Rail- That’s How the Summer Slips Away
River Song (Crossties)

Anne Hills- Maria Took the Train to Town
Tracks (Hand & Heart Music)

Kenny Butterill- Old Man and the Kid
Troubadour Tales (No Bull Songs)

Catherine MacLellan- Gone Too Soon
The Raven’s Sun (Catherine MacLellan)

Durham County Poets- Ragman Blues
Chikkaboodah Stew (Durham County Poets)

Kathy Reid-Naiman- Pretty Betty Martin
Dear Jean: Artists Celebrate Jean Ritchie (Compass)

All Day Breakfast Stringband- Love’s Worse Than Sickness
Shanghai (All Day Breakfast Stringband)

Jesse Winchester- Just So Much

The next three songs punctuated our conversation with Terry Gillespie.

Terry Gillespie- Street Choir
Live in the studio

Terry Gillespie- There’s a Hole in My Heart
Live in the studio

Terry Gillespie- Johnny Too Bad
Live in the studio

Jill Zmud- Victoria Tucker
Small Matters of Life and Death (Jill Zmud)

The last half-hour of the show celebrated Leonard Cohen, the day before his 80th birthday.

Leonard Cohen- Suzanne
Songs of Leonard Cohen (Columbia/Legacy)

Perla Batalla w/David Hidalgo- Ballad of the Absent Mare
Bird on the Wire: The Songs of Leonard Cohen (Mechuda Music)

Tom Russell- Tower of Song
Love & Fear bonus EP (HighTone)

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

Leonard Cohen- Who By Fire
Livei n London (Columbia)

The show is now available for online listening.

I’ll be co-hosting Canadian Spaces again on November 22.

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--Mike Regenstreif

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