Saturday, January 4, 2020

Saturday Morning with Mike Regenstreif – CKCU – Saturday January 4, 2020

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 live at 93.1 FM in Ottawa and on the web.

This episode of Saturday Morning can be streamed on-demand at …

Paul Winter Consort & Dimitri Pokrovsky Ensemble- Minuit/Auld Lang Syne
Everybody Under the Sun: Voices of Solstice (Living Music)

Judy Collins & Jonas Fjeld w/Chatham County Line- Northwest Passage
Winter Stories (Wildflower/Cleopatra)
David Newland- Poor William Braine
Northbound: The Northwest Passage in Story and Song (David Newland)
Jeanie Stahl- Lord Franklin
Mysteries (Daring)

John Prine- Souvenirs
Souvenirs (Oh Boy)
David Francey- Lonely Road
The Broken Heart of Everything (Laker)
Catherine MacLellan- The Road is Divided
Coyote (Catherine MacLellan)
Gathering Sparks- Feathers and Wings
All That’s Real (Borealis)

Gumbo, Grits & Gravy- Gumbo, Grits & Gravy
Gumbo, Grits & Gravy (Triple G Records)
The Lonesome Ace Stringband- Going to German
Modern Old-Time Sounds for the Bluegrass & Folksong Jamboree (Lonesome Ace Stringband)
Dick Weissman- Headed West
No Ceiling (Dick Weissman)
Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer- High on a Mountain
Wahoo! (Community Music)

Jack Hardy- Orphan from Madrid/Guernica
Landmark (Prime CD)
Eric Andersen- Rain Falls Down in Amsterdam
The Essential Eric Andersen (Real Gone Music)
Tom Paxton- A Thousand Years
Morning Again (Elektra)
Ellen Bukstel & Nick Annis- By My Silence
Legacy of Love (Ellen Bukstel)

Extended feature: Songs from my Top 19 folk-rooted or folk-branched albums of 2019. Visit to see annotations for each of these albums.

Number 19
Windborne- The Terror Time
Recollections/Revolutions (Wand’ring Feet Records)
Number 18
Bruce Cockburn: The Wind in the Valley
Crowing Ignites (True North)
Number 17
Michael Peter Smith- Ahab’s Compliments
Fifteen Songs from Moby Dick (Michael Peter Smith)

Number 16
Michael Jerome Browne- Where is the Song?
That’s Where It’s At! (Borealis)
Number 15
Durham County Poets- The Moon Won’t Go Down
Hand Me Down Blues (Durham County Poets)

Number 14
Aviva Chernick- La Serena (The Siren)
La Serena (Aviva Chernick)
Number 13
Daniel Kahn with Vanya Zhuk- Historical Novel
Bulat Blues (Oriente Musik)
Number 12
Lisa Gutkin, Aaron Halva & Company- Broadway and the Arrest

Number 11
Ian & Sylvia- Nancy Whiskey
The Lost Tapes (Stony Plain)
Number 10
Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash- Careless Love
Travelin’ Thru: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 15, 1967-1969 (Columbia Legacy)

Number 9
Our Native Daughters (performed by Leyla McCalla with Rhiannon Giddens & Allison Russell- I Knew I Could Fly
Songs of Our Native Daughters (Smithsonian Folkways)
Number 8
Archie Fisher & Garnet Rogers- Here Tonight
The Best Times After All: Live (Snow Goose Songs)
Number 7
Shelley Posen- Walking in the Rain
Ontario Moon (Well Done Music)

Number 6
Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisi- Ten Thousand Voices
There is No Other (Nonesuch)
Number 5
John McCutcheon- Letter to Eve

Number 4
Susan Werner- A Moment (Trees)
NOLA: Susan Werner Goes to New Orleans (Sleeve Dog)

Number 3
SONiA disappear fear- Who I Am
By My Silence (Disappear Records)

Number 2
Tom Russell- Highway 46

Number 1
Leonard Cohen- Happens to the Heart
Thanks for the Dance (Columbia/Legacy)

Dave Van Ronk- The Fresno Shuffle
Hummin’ to Myself (Gazell)
Barbara Dane- Ain’t Gonna Give Nobody None of My Jellyroll
Hot Jazz, Cool Blues & Hard-Hitting Songs (Smithsonian Folkways)
Kim Wallach- Hanging the Spoon
Chatter of the Finches (Black Socks Press)

Sussex- Bap Mountain Rag
The Ocean Wide (Lucky Bear)

I’ll be hosting Saturday Morning next on February 1.

Find me on Twitter. @MikeRegenstreif

--Mike Regenstreif