Saturday, February 3, 2018

Saturday Morning with Mike Regenstreif – CKCU – Saturday February 3, 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 Celebrating the Legacy of Lead Belly.

The Fugitives- See This Winter Out
The Promise of Strangers (Borealis)

Amber Rubarth- New York
American Folk (American Folk)
True North- Dark Horse Bar & Grill
Open Road, Broken Heart (True North Band)
Shelley Posen- Roseberry Road
Roseberry Road (Well Done Music)
John McCutcheon- Perfect Day
Ghost Light (Appalseed Productions)

Terry Garthwaite- Apple of My Eye
Rosalie Sorrels- The Pine
Live at the Great American Music Hall (Flying Fish)
Tom Mitchell- You Save Everything
When the Moon is Right (Truesongs)
Laura Smith- What Goes Around (Comes Around)

Ronney Abramson- Three O’Clock Ride
Three O’Clock Ride – single (Ronney Abramson)
Jesse Winchester- All of Your Stories
Third Down, 110 to Go (Stony Plain)
Bruce Murdoch- Fool Like Me
Bruce Murdoch (Radio Canada International)
Wade Hemsworth with the Mountain City Four (lead vocal: Anna McGarrigle)- Foolish You
Wade Hemsworth with the Mountain City Four (Peter Weldon)

The Wailin' Jennys- Bring Me Little Water, Sylvie
The Wailin’ Jennys (The Wailin’ Jennys)
Ian & Sylvia- Ella Speed
Four Strong Winds (Vanguard)
Jayme Stone, Eli West, Margaret Glaspy, Bittany Haas & Greg Garrison- Whoa, Back, Buck
Lead Belly- Good Morning Blues #2
Bourgeois Blues (Smithsonian Folkways)
Ben Hunter, Joe Seamons & Phil Wiggins- Po’ Howard
A Black & Tan Ball (Tantamount)

Huddie Ledbetter aka Lead Belly, circa 1940s
Eric Bibb & JJ Milteau- Rock Island Line
Lead Belly’s Gold (Stony Plain)
Guy Davis & Fabrizo Poggi- Take This Hammer
Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee- Midnight Special
Midnight Special (Fantasy)
Lead Belly & the Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet- Alabama Bound
Take This Hammer (Bluebird)
Howard Armstrong- John Henry
Louie Bluie (Blue Suit)

Dave Van Ronk- Duncan and Brady
Down in Washington Square (Smithsonian Folkways)
Paul Geremia- Leavin’ Blues
Self Portrait in Blues (Red House)
Nina Simone- Silver City Bound
Folksy Nina (Colpix)
Lead Belly- Cotton Fields
Where Did You Sleep Last Night? (Smithsonian Folkways)
Tim Williams- When I was a Cowboy
When I was a Cowboy (Cayuse)

Happy & Artie Traum- Titanic
Mud Acres: Music Among Friends (Rounder)
Long John Baldry- We’re in the Same Boat Brother
Remembering Lead Belly (Stony Plain)
Lead Belly- Governor Pat Neff
Shout On (Smithsonian Folkways)
Odetta- Goodnight Irene
Lookin’ for a Home: Thanks to Leadbelly (M.C.)
Pete Seeger- Huddie Ledbetter was Helluva Man
Pete (Living Music)

Tom Russell (intro: Augie Meyers)- Harlan Clancy
Folk Hotel (Frontera)
Aaron Copland & the London Symphony Orchestra- Fanfare for the Common Man
Copland Conducts Copland (CBS Masterworks)

The LYNNeS- Blue Tattoo
Heartbreak Song for the Radio (The LYNNeS)
John Gorka- Tattooed
True in Time (Red House)
Missy Burgess- Don’t Go to Cincinnati
Play Me Sweet (Missy Burgess)
Russ Kelley- Whiskey Stone Blues
In Plain Sight (Ark Road Music Productions)
Curtis Salgado & Alan Hager- I Want You By My Side
Rough Cut (Alligator)

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

Rob Lutes- Spence
Walk in the Dark (Lucky Bear)

My next Saturday Morning show would normally be on March 3 – but Pat Moore will be subbing for me that day.

Find me on Twitter. @MikeRegenstreif

--Mike Regenstreif