Saturday, June 23, 2018

Saturday Morning with Mike Regenstreif – CKCU – Saturday June 23, 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: “New” Songs of Woody Guthrie.

Carolann Solebello- True North
Shiver (Elizabeth)

Reggie Harris- Sheep, Sheep/Little David
Ready to Go (Reggie Harris Music)
Nefesh Mountain- Bound for the Promised Land
Beneath the Open Sky (Eric Lindberg & Doni Zasloff)

Moore & McGregor- Summertime
Dream with Me (Ivernia)
David Francey- The Flower of Colonsay
The Broken Heart of Everything (Laker)
Rod MacDonald- Genius
Beginning Again (Blue Flute Music)
Tret Fure- Lessons from Home Plate
Roses in November (Tomboy Girl)

Annie Lou- Witty Girl
End Zone (Annie Lou Music)
Pharis & Jason Romero- Old World Style
Sweet Old Religion (Lula)
Andrew Collins Trio- Cello Song
Tongue (Andrew Collins Trio)

Fink, Marxer, Gleaves- Oh Babe It Ain’t No Lie
Shout and Shine (Community Music)
Rory Block- Do Your Duty

El Coyote- By the Gate
El Coyote (El Coyote)
Tom Russell- St. Olav’s Gate

Ry Cooder- Jesus and Woody
The Prodigal Son (Fantasy)

Mermaid Avenue by Billy Bragg & Wilco was released 20 years ago today. It was the first album of “new” Woody Guthrie songs created by contemporary artists with lyrics found in the Woody Guthrie Archive – a project spearheaded by Nora Guthrie, Woody’s daughter. The next 14 songs are but a small sample. Visit for more information.

Billy Bragg & Wilco- Walt Whitman’s Niece
Mermaid Avenue (Elektra)
Lisa Gutkin- From Here on In
From Here on In (Lisa Gutkin)
The Klezmatics- Come When I Call You
Wonder Wheel (Jewish Music Group)
Wenzel- I Don’t Feel at Home on the Bowery No More
Ticky Tock: Wenzel Sings Woody Guthrie (Conträr Musik)

Joel Rafael- Ramblin’ Reckless Hobo
Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion- Folksong
Folksong (RTE 8)
Arlo Guthrie- My Peace
Here Come the Kids (Rising Son)

Nora Guthrie & Mike Regenstreif at the 2007 Ottawa Folk Festival
Lucinda Williams- House of Earth
John McCutcheon- Old Cap Moore
Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer- Way Over Yonder in the Minor Key
Little Blue Egg (Red House)
The Del McCoury Band- Ain’t a Gonna Do
Del and Woody (McCoury Music)

Janis Ian- I Hear Your Voice Again
Billie’s Bones (True North)
Jonatha Brooke- Little Bird
The Works (Bad Dog)
Jackson Browne & Rob Wasserman- You Know the Night
Note of Hope (429 Records)

David Clayton-Thomas- Sonny’s Dream
Canadiana (Antoinette/ILS)
Ron Hynes- 30 for 60
Stealing Genius (Borealis)
Cris Cuddy- The Night the Lights Blew Out (in St. John’s Newfoundland)
Dream On (Vanishing Castle)

Myles Goodwyn- Isn’t That So
And Friends of the Blues (Linus)
Jesse Winchester- Wear Me Out
Marcia Ball- A Little Louisiana
Shine Bright (Alligator)

Ron Weiss- Be a Child
Arrow & Heart (Ron Weiss Music)
Ali McCormick- Tapedeck
That Place You Know (Red Leaf Music)
Howie Hooper- Striking Matches
The Art of Procrastination (Howie Hooper)
Kinky Friedman- Me & My Guitar
Circus of Life (Echo Hill)
Laurie MacAllister & Jimmy LaFave- Poison and Wine
The Lies the Poets Tell (Laurie MacAllister)
Andrew Collins Trio- Coming into Hard Time Blues
Tongue (Andrew Collins Trio)

Dakota Dave Hull- Frankie and Johnny/Leavin’ Home
This Earthly Life (Arabica)

I’ll be hosting Saturday Morning next on July 21.

Find me on Twitter. @MikeRegenstreif

--Mike Regenstreif

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