Saturday, November 25, 2017

Canadian Spaces – CKCU – Saturday November 25, 2017

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

This particular show is now available for on-demand listening.

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 Chris White.

Guests: Terry Tufts & Kathryn Briggs (Algonquin Ensemble); Shawna Caspi; Susan McMaster; Campbell Woods.

The Wailin' Jennys- Light of a Clear Blue Morning
Fifteen (True North)

Orit Shimoni- Etz Harimon
Songs for My Father (Orit Shimoni)

Bruce Cockburn- Twelve Gates to the City
Bone On Bone (True North)

Kim Beggs- See That My Grave is Kept Clean
Said Little Sparrow (Out of a Paper Bag Productions)

Chaim Tannenbaum- Mama’s Angel Child
Chaim Tannenbaum (StorySound)

Tom Russell- These Friends of Mine

Kat Goldman- Baby, I Understand
The Workingman’s Blues (Kat Goldman)

Kevin Head- Digby Lament
Hear Them Callin’ (Kevin Head)

Over the Moon- Alberta Moon
Moondancer (Over the Moon)

Julian Fauth- John Henry
The Weak and the Wicked, the Hard and the Strong (Electro-Fi)

Beyond the Pale- Ruckus in Ralja
Ruckus (Borealis)

Algonquin Ensemble- Overture – Birchwood Board
Sonic Palette (Algonquin Ensemble)

Terry Tufts- Northern River
Live in the studio

Shawna Caspi- Love in a Moving Van
Forest Fire (Shawna Caspi)

Shawna Caspi- Numbers Hame
Live in the studio

Susan McMaster- Diagnosis
Gift to be Simple: Crossing Arcs – Alzheimer’s, my mother, and me (Soundcloud)

Susan McMaster- Freeze
Live in the studio

Campbell Woods- She’s a Keeper
Live in the studio

Shawna Caspi w/Campbell Woods- Tennessee Waltz
Live in the studio

Campbell Woods- Blood is Thicker Than Water
Live in the studio

My next show on CKCU is December 9 when I’ll be hosting the Saturday Morning program from 7 until 10 am.

Find me on Twitter. @MikeRegenstreif

--Mike Regenstreif

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Saturday Morning with Mike Regenstreif – CKCU – Saturday November 11, 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

Extended feature – Excerpts from Woody Guthrie: The Tribute Concerts – Carnegie Hall 1968, Hollywood Bowl 1970.

Dakota Dave Hull & Sean Blackburn- Give the Fiddler a Dram/Midnight on the Water

Claire Lynch- Gone Again
North By South (Compass)
Lynn Miles- Blue Blue Town
Black Flowers Vol. 4 (Lynn Miles)
The Wailin' Jennys- Wildflowers
Fifteen (True North)
Kim Beggs- Said Little Sparrow
Said Little Sparrow (Out of a Paper Bag Productions)

Shawna Caspi- Oleaster
Forest Fire (Shawna Caspi)
James Keelaghan- My Skies
History: The First 25 Years (Borealis)
Bonnie Koloc- We are Ships
Seems Like Yesterday (Mr. Biscuit)
Eric Andersen- Maid of Athens
Mingle with the Universe: The Worlds of Lord Byron (Myer)
Tom Russell- The Rooftops of Copenhagen
Folk Hotel (Frontera)

Perla Batalla- Seems So Long Ago, Nancy
Bird on the Wire: The Songs of Leonard Cohen (Mechuda Music)
Crowes Pasture- Tonight Will Be Fine
Edge of America (Crowes Pasture)
Leonard Cohen- So Long, Marianne
Live in London (Columbia)

Semer Ensemble- Ich Tanz’ Und Mein Herz Weint
Rescued Treasure: Live at Gorki, Berlin (Piranha)
Joe Jencks- Children of Trochenbrod
Poets, Philosophers, Workers & Wanderers (Turtle Bear Music)

Pete Seeger & Richie Havens- Jackhammer Blues
Tom Paxton- Biggest Thing That Man Has Ever Done (The Great Historical Bum)
Jack Elliott, Pete Seeger, Joan Baez, Earl Robinson, Country Joe McDonald & Arlo Guthrie- Hard Travelin’
Will Geer- There’s a whole big army of us
Judy Collins- Plane Wreck at Los Gatos (Deportee)

Tom Paxton- Pastures of Plenty
Bob Dylan- Grand Coulee Dam
Bob Dylan- Dear Mrs. Roosevelt
Bob Dylan- I Ain’t Got No Home

Odetta w/Will Geer & Peter Fonda- Why Oh Why & A kid is…
Earl Robinson- Mail Myself to You
Jack Elliott- Howdiodo
Joan Baez & Pete Seeger- So Long, It’s Been Good to Know Yuh
Arlo Guthrie, Country Joe McDonald, Odetta, Joan Baez & Pete Seeger- This Train is Bound for Glory
Odetta, Will Geer, Arlo Guthrie w/Full Cast- This Land is Your Land

Priscilla Herdman- No Man’s Land
Forgotten Dreams (Flying Fish)
Garnet Rogers- 11:11
Sparrow’s Wing (Snow Goose Songs)

Too Sad for the Public w/Suzzy Roche- He’s a Bad Boy
Jim Kweskin- Staggerlee
Unjugged (Hornbeam)
Julian Fauth- Bad John
The Weak and the Wicked, the Hard and the Strong (Electro-Fi)
Downchild- Albany, Albany
Something I’ve Done (Linus)

Duke Robillard & Sunny Crownover- From Monday On
Jackie Washington- Alabamy Bound
Midnight Choo Choo (Borealis)
The Willows- Dear Gussy
Tea for Three (Flatcar)
Jason Rosenblatt & Orkestra Severni- Sirba a la Oscar: Sirba
Brass Fabulous (I.J. Rosenblatt)

Anthony Toner- Sailortown
Walking Down the Line: Selected Songs 2002-2014 (Dozens of Cousins)
Chaim Tannenbaum- Business Girls
Chaim Tannenbaum (StorySound)
Swing & Tears- Dirty Old Town
Swing & Tears (Swing & Tears)

Beppe Gambetta- Tecumseh
Short Stories (Borealis)

I’ll be hosting Saturday Morning next on December 9.

Find me on Twitter. @MikeRegenstreif

--Mike Regenstreif