Saturday, January 7, 2017

Saturday Morning with Mike Regenstreif – CKCU – Saturday January 7, 2017

Saturday Morning is an eclectic roots-oriented program on CKCU in Ottawa heard live on Saturday mornings from 7 until 10 am (Eastern time) and then available for on-demand streaming. I am now one of the four rotating hosts of Saturday Morning and base my programming on the Folk Roots/Folk Branches format I developed at CKUT in Montreal.

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

This episode of Saturday Morning can be streamed on-demand at Due to a technical problem, the program actually begins at six minutes and 50 seconds into the on-demand stream.

The first part of the show featured selections from my choices of the Top 16 folk-rooted and folk-branched CDs of 2016.

Jenny Whiteley- $100
Sally Rogers & Claudia Schmidt- Who Knows Where the Time Goes
We are Welcomed (Pragmavision)

Corin Raymond- Morning Glories
Hobo Jungle Fever Dreams (Local Rascal)
Bob Dylan- Desolation Row

Eric Bibb & North Country Fair with Danny Thompson- The Happiest Man in the World
Claire Lynch- Black Flowers
North by South (Compass)
Orit Shimoni- Fool
Soft Like Snow (MW Music)

Anne Hills & Jay Ansill- Allie
Fragile Gifts (Hand & Heart Music)
David Francey- Alli’s Wedding
EmptyTrain (Laker Music)

Leyla McCalla- Fey-O
A Day for the Hunter, a Day for the Prey (Jazz Village)
Maria Dunn- Flora
Gathering (Distant Whisper)
The Del McCoury Band- The New York Trains
Del and Woody (McCoury Music)

Tom Russell & Eliza Gilkyson- Where Do All the Cowboys Go?
Jim Kweskin & Geoff Muldaur- Guabi, Guabi
Penny’s Farm (Kingswood)

Chaim Tannenbaum- London, Longing for Home
Chaim Tannenbaum (StorySound)

Leonard Cohen w/Cantor Gideon Zelermyer & the Shaar Hashomayim Choir- You Want It Darker
You Want It Darker (Columbia)

The second part of the show was a tribute to the late Leonard Cohen, 1934-2016: poet, novelist and masterful singer-songwriter.

Mad Pudding- First We Take Manhattan
Grand Hotel (Sliced Bread)
Leonard Cohen- The Sparrows
Six Montreal Poets (Folkways)
Jennifer Warnes- A Singer Must Die
Famous Blue Raincoat: The Songs of Leonard Cohen 20th Anniversary Edition (Shout! Factory)
Perla Batalla- Famous Blue Raincoat
Bird on the Wire: The Songs of Leonard Cohen (Mechuda Music)

Anne Hills- Alexandra Leaving
Points of View (Appleseed)
The Once- Coming Back to You
The Once (Borealis)
Leonard Cohen- Warning
Six Montreal Poets (Folkways)
Martha Wainwright- The Traitor
Leonard Cohen: I’m Your Man (Verve Forecast)

Tex König- Sisters of Mercy
Königsblende (Music Cellar)
Leonard Cohen- Poem
Six Montreal Poets (Folkways)
Reid Jamieson- Hey, That’s No Way to Say Goodbye
Dear Leonard (Reid Jamieson)

Judy Collins- Story of Isaac
Judy Collins Sings Leonard Cohen: Democracy (Elektra/Rhino)
Leonard Cohen- Lovers
Six Montreal Poets (Folkways)
Madeleine Peyroux- Dance Me to the End of Love
Careless Love (Rounder)

Emmylou Harris- Ballad of a Runaway Horse
Cowgirl’s Prayer (Asylum)
Leonard Cohen- Les Vieux
Six Montreal Poets (Folkways)
Nick Cave & Julie Christensen- Suzanne
Leonard Cohen: I’m Your Man (Verve Forecast)

Susie Burke- Song of Bernadette
Lucky Stars (Madrina Music)
The Love Hall Tryst- Joan of Arc
Songs of Misfortune (Appleseed)

The Good Lovelies- Hallelujah
Live at Revolution (Six Shooter)
Tom Russell- Tower of Song
Selections from Love & Fear plus bonus out-takes (HighTone)
Leonard Cohen- Anthem
Live in London (Columbia)

I’ll be hosting Saturday Morning next on February 4. I’ll also be co-hosting Canadian Spaces with Chris White on January 28 (10 am-noon).

Find me on Twitter. @MikeRegenstreif

--Mike Regenstreif

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