Saturday, February 4, 2017

Saturday Morning with Mike Regenstreif – CKCU – Saturday February 4, 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 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

Corin Raymond- There will Always be a Small Time

Eva Cassidy- Early Morning Rain
Imagine (Blix Street)
Doug McArthur- The Morning I Left Galway
Tears Like Rain (Doug McArthur)
Lynn Miles- Drunks and Fools
Black Flowers Vol. 3 (Lynn Miles)
Moore & McGregor- Don’t Let Us Get Sick
Dream with Me (Ivernia)
Jack Williams- Sing-Song World
Far Away, Long Ago (Wind River)

Missin' Cousins- I Ain’t Got No Home/Old Man Trump (Missin’ Cousins)
Tim Grimm- Woody’s Landlord (Tim Grimm)
Paul Siebel- The Ballad of Honest Sam
Woodsmoke and Oranges (Elektra)
Tom Russell- Who’s Gonna Build Your Wall
Wounded Heart of America (HighTone)

Tom Paxton- Silent Night
New Songs for Old Friends (Reprise)
Maria Dunn- I Cannot Tell You
Piece By Piece (Distant Whisper)
Guy Clark- Immigrant Eyes
Old Friends (Sugar Hill)
Martha Trachtenberg w/Dede Wyland- Ticket Back
It’s About Time (Mom and Pop)

Sharon Goldman- Pillar of Salt
Kol Isha/A Woman’s Voice (Sharon Goldman)
The Klezmatics- Apikorsim (Heretics)
Apikorsim/Heretics (World Village)

The rest of the show was a celebration of the songs and musical influence of Mississippi John Hurt (circa 1892-1966), one of the greatest and most influential of the blues and folk songsters.

Michael Jerome Browne- Sliding Delta
Sliding Delta (Borealis)
Jackson Delta- Ain’t No Tellin’
Jackson Delta Live (Jackson Delta)
Bruce Cockburn- Avalon, My Home Town
Avalon Blues: A Tribute to the Music of Mississippi John Hurt (Vanguard)
Bill Bourne- Uncle John’s Gospel
Farmer, Philanthropist & Musician (Blue Streak)
Mississippi John Hurt- Corrinna, Corrinna
Today (Vanguard)
Tom Paxton, Anne Hills & Bob Gibson- Did You Hear John Hurt?
Best of Friends (Appleseed)

Adam Karch- Louis Collins
Moving Forward (Bros)
Dave Van Ronk- Spike Driver Blues
Live in Monterey (Omnivore)
Rosalie Sorrels- I’m Satisfied
Miscellaneous Abstract Record No. 1 (Green Linnet)
Martin Grosswendt- Pay Day
Pay Day! (Martin Grosswendt)
Mississippi John Hurt- Talking Casey
Today (Vanguard)
Rory Block- Everybody Loves John

Bill Morrissey- If You Don’t Want Me
Songs of Mississippi John Hurt (Philo)
Jim Kweskin & Geoff Muldaur- C-H-I-C-K-E-N
Penny’s Farm (Kingswood)
Maria Muldaur- Richland Woman Blues
Richland Woman Blues (Stony Plain)
Jim Kweskin & Geoff Muldaur- Frankie
Penny’s Farm (Kingswood)
Mississippi John Hurt- Coffee Blues
Today (Vanguard)
Peter Keane- Poor Jessie
Walkin’ Around (Flying Fish)

Manitoba Hal Brolund- Let the Mermaids Flirt with Me
Flirting with Mermaids (Hal’s Kitchen)
Tim Williams- Pallet on the Floor
Evenings Among Friends (Cayuse)
David Essig- Candy Man
Redbird Country & High Ground (Appaloosa)
Mississippi John Hurt- Keep On Knocking
The Immortal Mississippi John Hurt (Vanguard)
Rory Block- Stagolee
Eve Goldberg- My Creole Belle
Ever Brightening Day (Sweet Patootie)

Happy & Artie Traum- Mississippi John
Hard Times in the Country (Rounder)

I’ll be hosting Saturday Morning next on March 4. I’ll also be co-hosting Canadian Spaces next with Chris White on March 25 (10 am-noon).

Find me on Twitter. @MikeRegenstreif

--Mike Regenstreif

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