Saturday, March 14, 2015

Canadian Spaces – CKCU – Saturday March 14, 2015

Chopper McKinnon

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 – a tribute to Chopper McKinnon on the second anniversary of his passing – was co-hosted by Mike Regenstreif, Lynne Hanson and Chris White.

Guests: Tony Turner, Hannah Shira Naiman

Ferron- Ain’t Life a Brook
Testimony (Cherrywood Station)

Bruce Murdoch- I Can See You Now
Matters of the Heart (Bruce Murdoch)

Bill Garrett- Crossties on a Railroad
Bill Garrett (Borealis)

Lynn Miles- Drunks and Fools
Black Flowers Vol. 3 (Lynn Miles)

Ron Hynes- I Love You More Than God
Stealing Genius (Borealis)

Connie Kaldor- Winter
Love is a Truck (Coyote)

Mike Regenstreif & Chris White (Photo: Lynne Hanson)
Roy Forbes- I Remember You
Some Tunes for that Mother of Mine (AKA)

Missy Burgess- My Buddy
Pour Me a Song (Patio)

Stephen Fearing- The Parting Glass
That’s How I Walk (True North)

Finest Kind- Who Will Sing for Me
Heart’s Delight (Fallen Angle)

Stan Rogers- The Mary Ellen Carter
Between the Breaks…Live! (Fogarty’s Cove/Borealis)

Tony Turner- A Good Finish
Live in the studio

Melwood Cutlery- Chopper’s Room
Recorded at a gathering at Irene’s to celebrate Chopper’s life

Sneezy Waters- Circle of Friends
Sneezy Waters (Sneezy Waters)

Hannah Shira Naiman- The Way to Go Home
Tether My Heart (Merriweather)

Bob Stark- Me and Mrs. Parker
Life on a Postcard (Bob Stark)

Lynne Hanson- This Too Shall Pass
Live in the studio

The show is now available for online listening.

I’ll be co-hosting Canadian Spaces again on May 9.

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And on Facebook.

--Mike Regenstreif

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