Saturday, January 6, 2018

Saturday Morning with Mike Regenstreif – CKCU – Saturday January 6, 2018

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 – Songs from my Top 17 albums of 2017.

Herdman, Hills & Mangsen- At the Turning of the Year
At the Turning of the Year (Hand & Heart Music)

Crowes Pasture- Song to Woody
Rambling Round: A Woody Guthrie Tribute (Crowes Pasture)
Caroline Doctorow- Time Passes Slowly
Dreaming in Vinyl (Narrow Lane)
Sneezy Waters- I Threw It All Away
Sneezy Waters Live (Sneezy Waters)
Bob Dylan- Simple Twist of Fate
Blood on the Tracks (Columbia)

Wade Hemsworth with the Mountain City Four- The Story of the I’m Alone
Wade Hemsworth with the Mountain City Four (Peter Weldon)

The LYNNeS- Cold Front
Heartbreak Song for the Radio (The LYNNeS)
Caroline Cotter- Home on the River
Home on the River (Caroline Cotter Music)
Bill Morrissey- Birches
The Essential Collection (Rounder)
John Gorka- Nazarene Guitar
True in Time (Red House)


Julian Fauth- Casey Jones
The Weak and the Wicked, the Hard and the Strong (Electro-Fi)
Duke Robillard & Madeleine Peyroux- Squeeze Me

Jim Kweskin- Spike Driver Blues
Unjugged (Hornbeam)
Guy Davis & Fabrizio Poggi- Freight Train

Bruce Cockburn- Stab at Matter
Bone On Bone (True North)
Tom Paxton- A Daughter in Denver

Orit Shimoni- HaYavin
Songs for My Father (Orit Shimoni)
Moore & McGregor- Back on the Farm
Dream with Me (Ivernia)

Eric Bibb- Four Years, No Rain
Migration Blues (Stony Plain)
Too Sad for the Public w/Suzzy Roche- Black River Falls

Jayme Stone, Moira Smiley, Sumaia Jackson, Joe Phillips & Nick Fraser- Mwen Pas Danse
The Klezmatics- Kermeshl in Ades (Party in Odessa)
Apikorsim/Heretics (World Village)

Tom Russell- Wild Geese

Barbara Higbie- Hitchhiker in the Rain
Eilen Jewell & Nina Gerber- High Flyin’ Wonder

Amythyst Kiah w/Roy Andrade- Pretty Polly
Big Bend Killing: The Appalachian Ballad Tradition (Great Smoky Mountain Association)
Rosanne Cash- The Parting Glass
Big Bend Killing: The Appalachian Ballad Tradition (Great Smoky Mountain Association)

Tom Russell- The Dram House Down in Gutter Lane
Folk Hotel (Frontera)

Tom Paxton- Pretty Boy Floyd
Country Joe McDonald, Arlo Guthrie, Jack Elliott & Pete Seeger- Goin’ Down the Road (Ain’t Gonna Be Treated This A-Way)

Ray Harris & Shannon Rose- Rain on Your Thunder (The Spanish Imposition)
Kinda Sets the Tone (Ray Harris)
Howard Gladstone & Laura Fernandez- Rider’s Song (Cordoba)
Hourglass (Sonic Peach)
Perla Batalla & David Hidalgo- Ballad of the Absent Mare
Bird on the Wire: The Songs of Leonard Cohen (Mechuda Music)

Ranky Tanky- Turtle Dove
Ranky Tanky (Resilience)
Kyle Carey- Sios Dhan an Abhainn
The Art of Forgetting (Riverboat)

Sneezy Waters- Walkin’ Round Town
Sneezy Waters Live (Sneezy Waters)

I’ll be hosting Saturday Morning next on February 3.

Find me on Twitter. @MikeRegenstreif

--Mike Regenstreif