Thursday, October 21, 2021

Stranger Songs with Mike Regenstreif – CKCU – Tuesday October 26, 2021: Songs of Randy Newman


Stranger Songs with Mike Regenstreif finds connections and develops themes in various genres. The show is broadcast on CKCU in Ottawa on Tuesday afternoons from 3:30 until 5 pm (Eastern time) and is also available 24/7 for on-demand streaming.

CKCU can be heard live at 93.1 FM in Ottawa and https://www.ckcufm.com/ on the web.

This episode of Stranger Songs was prerecorded at home and can already be streamed on-demand by clicking on “Listen Now” at … https://cod.ckcufm.com/programs/595/53908.html

Theme: Songs of Randy Newman

Randy Newman (Twitter)

Randy Newman
- She Chose Me
Dark Matter (Nonesuch)

Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee with Arlo Guthrie- Sail Away
Sonny & Brownie (A&M)
Randy Newman- It’s Lonely at the Top
Sail Away (Reprise)
Dave Van Ronk- Simon Smith and the Amazing Dancing Bear
To All My Friends in Far-Flung Places (Gazell)
The Duhks- Political Science
Sail Away: The Songs of Randy Newman (Sugar Hill)


Randy Newman
- Burn On
Sail Away (Reprise)
Sussex- Dayton, Ohio – 1903
Parade Day (Lucky Bear)
Tracy Nelson- God’s Song (That’s Why I Love Mankind)
Homemade Songs/Come See About Me (Flying Fish)

Chris Smither- Old Kentucky Home
I’m a Stranger Too (Tomato)

Caroline Doctorow- I Think It’s Going to Rain Today
Dreaming in Vinyl (Narrow Lane)
Odetta- Mama Told Me Not to Come
Odetta Sings (Polydor)
Randy Newman- I’ll Be Home
Randy Newman Live (Warner Bros.)


The Del McCoury Band
- Birmingham
Sail Away: The Songs of Randy Newman (Sugar Hill)
Judy Collins- Marie
Hard Times for Lovers (Elektra)
Randy Newman- Mr. President (Have Pity on the Working Man)
Good Old Boys (Warner Bros.)
Madeleine Peyroux- Guilty
The Blue Room (Decca)
Michael Jerome Browne- Louisiana 1927
That’s Where It’s At! (Borealis)
Mollie O'Brien- Rollin’
Big Red Sun (Sugar Hill)


Jeanie Stahl
- Texas Girl at the Funeral of Her Father
Mysteries (Daring)
Peter Mulvey- In Germany Before the War
Ten Thousand Mornings (Signature Sounds)
Nina Simone- Baltimore
Baltimore (Epic/Legacy)
Randy Newman- Old Man on the Farm
Little Criminals (Warner Bros.)

Mary McCaslin- Living Without You
Way Out West (Philo)
Peggy Lee- Love Story
Is That All There Is (Capitol)
Linda Ronstadt, Dolly Parton & Emmylou Harris- Feels Like Home
Trio II (Asylum)
Randy Newman- Harps and Angels
Harps and Angels (Nonesuch)

Next week: CKCU Funding Drive – Show Us the Money, Please

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And on Facebook. facebook.com/mikeregenstreif

--Mike Regenstreif

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Stranger Songs with Mike Regenstreif – CKCU – Tuesday October 19, 2021: Eating Songs


Stranger Songs with Mike Regenstreif finds connections and develops themes in various genres. The show is broadcast on CKCU in Ottawa on Tuesday afternoons from 3:30 until 5 pm (Eastern time) and is also available 24/7 for on-demand streaming.

CKCU can be heard live at 93.1 FM in Ottawa and https://www.ckcufm.com/ on the web.

This episode of Stranger Songs was prerecorded at home and can already be streamed on-demand by clicking on “Listen Now” at … https://cod.ckcufm.com/programs/595/53829.html

Theme: Eating Songs

Le Chat Mort- Mama’s Got a Baby
Roses (Le Chat Mort)

Steve Goodman- Chicken Cordon Bleus
Somebody Else’s Troubles (Sequel)
Papa John Kolstad with Wildman Mike Turk- Beans Taste Fine
Beans Taste Fine (Wampus Cat)
Christine Lavin- Cold Pizza for Breakfast Redux
Cold Pizza for Breakfast (Yellow Tail)
Bowser & Blue- The Night They Invented Poutine
Crackpots (You Guys Publishing)

Robert Resnik & Mike Regenstreif (2019)

Christine Lavin- Peanut Butter Soup
Spaghettification (Christine Lavin)
Chris Rawlings- Soupe du Jour
Pearl Soup (Cooking Fat Music)
Allan Sherman- Strange Things in My Soup
Togetherness (Warner Bros.)
Robert Resnik & Gigi Weisman- Home Grown Tomatoes
Sweet Potatoes and Home Grown Tomatoes (Fletcher Free Library)

Ronny Cox- Hot Water Cornbread
Live at the Kitchen Sink (Ronny Cox)

Shelley Posen- Finders, Kippers
Menorah: Songs from a Jewish Life (Well Done Music)
Slim Gaillard & His Flat Foot Floogie Boys- Matzoh Balls
From Avenue A to the Great White Way: Yiddish & American Popular Songs from 1914-1950 (Columbia/Legacy)
Mickey Katz- Come-On-A-My House
Strictly Kosher: The Singles Collection 1950-1962 (Jasmine)
The Klezmer Conservatory Band- Dos Geshrey Fun Der Vilder Katshke
Live! The Thirteenth Anniversary Album (Rounder)
Shelley Posen- So How Come You Don’t Have Tongue?
Manna (Well Done Music)

Mike Regenstreif & David Amram (2017)

Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee- Cornbread, Peas and Black Molasses
London, 1958 (Jasmine)
Victor Anthony- Chittlin’ Cookin’ Time in Cheatham County
Those Nashville Blues (Victor Anthony)
David Amram- Louisiana Crawfish Etouffee
Southern Stories (Chrome)
Susan Werner- The Night I Ate New Orleans
NOLA: Susan Werner Goes to New Orleans (Sleeve Dog)

Colin Linden- Ain’t That Gravy Good
The World of Jackie Washington (Borealis)
Jackie Washington- Save the Bones for Henry Jones
Midnight Choo Choo (Borealis)
Josh White, Jr..- One Meatball
Live at the Raven Gallery (Silverwolf)

Jamie Anderson- Ice Cream
The Truth Appears (Tsunami)
Roberta Donnay & the Prohibition Mob Band- Kitchen Man
Bathtub Gin (Motema)
Tom Russell & Barrence Whitfield- The Cuban Sandwich
Wounded Heart of America (HighTone)

Chris Rawlings & Mike Regenstreif (2007)

Chris Rawlings & Anne Lederman- An Apple a Day
A Whistle, a Tune, a Song and a Dance (Cooking Fat Music)
Little Richard- I Got It
Rocks (Bear Family)
Dawn Tyler Watson- Smoked Meat
Jawbreaker (Dawn Tyler Watson)

The Confabulation- Late for Lunch
Tunnels and Visions (Woodhead Music)

Next week: Songs of Randy Newman

Find me on Twitter. www.twitter.com/mikeregenstreif

And on Facebook. facebook.com/mikeregenstreif

--Mike Regenstreif

Sunday, October 10, 2021

Stranger Songs with Mike Regenstreif – CKCU – Tuesday October 12, 2021: Drinking Songs


Stranger Songs with Mike Regenstreif finds connections and develops themes in various genres. The show is broadcast on CKCU in Ottawa on Tuesday afternoons from 3:30 until 5 pm (Eastern time) and is also available 24/7 for on-demand streaming.

CKCU can be heard live at 93.1 FM in Ottawa and https://www.ckcufm.com/ on the web.

This episode of Stranger Songs was prerecorded at home and can already be streamed on-demand by clicking on “Listen Now” at … https://cod.ckcufm.com/programs/595/53775.html

Theme: Drinking Songs

Annie Lou- Grandma’s Rules for Drinking
Grandma’s Rules for Drinking (Annie Lou)

Finest Kind- Sussex Drinking Song
Lost in a Song (Fallen Angle)
David Parry- In Praise of Alcohol
The Man from Eldorado: Songs and Stories of Robert W. Service (Borealis)
Joni Mitchell- Nancy Whiskey
Archives – Volume 1: The Early Years (1963-1967) (Rhino)
Sandy & Caroline Paton- I’m a Rover and Seldom Sober
The Village Out West: The Lost Tapes of Alan Oakes – Field Recordings of the 1960s California Folk Music Scene (Smithsonian Folkways)
Ian Robb with The Friends of Fiddler's Green- Garnet’s Home-Made Beer
From Different Angels (Fallen Angle)

Stick McGhee- Drinkin’ Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee
New York Blues and R&B (JSP)
Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee- One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer
Backwater Blues (Fantasy)

Gina Forsyth- Whiskey Before Breakfast
Copper Rooster and Other Tunes and Tales (Waterbug)

Rosalie Sorrels- Red Wine at Noon
Always a Lady (Green Linnet)
Kathy Mattea- Little Glass of Wine
Pretty Bird (Captain Potato)
Tom Paxton & The DonJuans- Bottle of Wine
Live (Pax)
Buster Poindexter- Who Drank My Beer (While I was in the Rear)?
Buster’s Happy Hour (Rhino)

Mike Regenstreif & Maria Dunn (2017)

Maria Dunn
- Whiskey Evening
For a Song (Distant Whisper Music)
Russ Kelley- Whiskey Stone Blues
In Plain Sight (Ark Road Music Productions)
Lynn Miles- She Drinks
We’ll Look for Stars (Must Have Music)
Shelley Posen- Having a Drink with Jane
The Old Songs’ Home (Well Done Music)

Penny Lang- Barrelhouse Blues
Live at the Yellow Door (She-Wolf)
John McCutcheon- Moonshiner
Bucket List (Appalseed)
Laura Nyro- Sweet Blindness
Eli and the Thirteenth Confession (Columbia/Legacy)

Tom Mitchell & Mike Regenstreif (1999)

Tom Mitchell
- Eastern Beer
1976 live recording – used with permission
Dave Van Ronk- Alabama Song
Let No One Deceive You: Songs of Bertolt Brecht (Flying Fish)
David Massengill- Last Call
Dave on Dave: A Tribute to Dave Van Ronk (Gadfly)
Miranda Mulholland- The Parting Glass
By Appointment or Chance (Roaring Girl)

Mary Gauthier- I Drink
Live at Blue Rock (In the Black)

Next week: Eating Songs

Find me on Twitter. www.twitter.com/mikeregenstreif

And on Facebook. facebook.com/mikeregenstreif

--Mike Regenstreif

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Saturday Morning with Mike Regenstreif – CKCU – Saturday October 9, 2021

Saturday Morning is an eclectic roots-oriented program on CKCU in Ottawa heard on Saturday mornings from 7 until 10 am (Eastern time) and available for on-demand streaming anytime. 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 https://www.ckcufm.com/ on the web.

This episode of Saturday Morning was prerecorded at home and can already be streamed on-demand at … https://cod.ckcufm.com/programs/128/53738.html

Braden Gates- Employee of the Month
Kitchen Days (Borealis)

Doug McArthur- Hills of Connemara
The Horses of the Sea: A Personal Exploration of Ireland (dougimac.com)
Christine Collister- The Lake Isle of Innisfree
I Am of Ireland: Yeats in Song (Merrow)
Brendan Nolan- The Hills of Isle au Haut
Live at the Side Door (Ould Segosha)
Makem & Spain- Barnyards of Delgaty
Four Pounds a Day (New Folk)

Anna Lynch- Apples in the Fall
Apples in the Fall (Anna Lynch)
Jack Hardy- Autumn
Bandolier (Great Divide)
Marshall Chapman- I Still Miss Someone
Songs I Can’t Live Without (Tallgirl)
Cosy Sheridan- Where Have You Gone Bluebird?
A Beautiful Sound (Cosy Sheridan)
Bok, Muir & Trickett- Turning Toward the Morning
Turning Toward the Morning (Folk-Legacy)

Mike Regenstrif & Quartette: Caitlyn Hanford, Sylvia Tyson, Cindy Church, Gwen Swick (1997)

Ina May Wool
- Going Through the Pictures
Rewrite the Ending (Voice of Binky Music)
Erin Ash Sullivan- Fabric
We Can Hear Each Other (Willoughby)
Ronney Abramson- Moon’s Memory/Sometime
Stowaway (Castor Island Music)
Quartette- Rocks and Roses
Rocks and Roses (Outside Music)
Robin & Linda Williams- Roses and Time
A Better Day A-Coming (Oakenwold Recordings)

Shane Cook & The Woodcutters- Kyle’s Fiddle
Be Here for a While (Shane Cook)

Lisa Bastoni- Across the Great Divide
Across the Great Divide – single (Sweet Ondine Music)
Anne Hills- There’s a Light Beyond These Woods
There’s a Light Beyond These Woods – single (Hand & Heart Music)
Louise Mosrie Coombe- Late Night Grande Hotel
Late Night Grande Hotel – single (Zoe Cat Music)
Tom Prasada-Rao- It’s a Hard Life Wherever You Go
It’s a Hard Life Wherever You Go – single (Tom Prasada-Rao)
Nanci Griffith- Sing
The Loving Kind (Rounder)

Mike Regenstreif & Marc Nerenberg (2009)

Marc Nerenberg
- Dink’s Song
Delia’s Gone: Murder Ballads & Other Songs of Love & Death (Marc Nerenberg)
Fred Neil- I’ve Got a Secret (Didn’t We Shake Sugaree)
The Many Sides of Fred Neil (EMI Collector’s Choice)
RanchWriters- Fred Neil
RanchWriters (True North)
Keith Sykes- Everybody’s Talkin’
Everybody’s Talkin’: A Tribute to Fred Neil (Y&T Music)

Mary Lou Fulton- The Ballad of Suaqui
We’ll Tell Stories (Infinidad)
Tzimmes- Cuando El Rey Nimrod (When King Nimrod)
The Road Never Travelled (Big Tzimmes Productions)

John McCutcheon- Ghost Town
Bucket List (Appalseed)
Shawna Caspi- Ghost Town
Hurricane Coming (Shawna Caspi)

Dave Clarke- River Valley
The Healing Garden (Crossties)

Mike Regenstreif & Lynn Miles (2013)

Lynn Miles with Keith Glass
- Fearless Heart
Road (Lynn Miles)
Jonathan Edwards- Right Where I Am
Right Where I Am (Rising)

Mary Chapin Carpenter- This Shirt
One Night Lonely (Mary Chapin Carpenter)
El Coyote- Leaving Thunder
El Coyote (El Coyote)
Eric Lambert- The Weight
Beating the Odds (Woodpicker Tunes)

The Pogues- Dirty Old Town
Rum Sodomy & the Lash (WEA)
Finny McConnell- A Pair of Brown Eyes
The Dark Streets of Love (True North)
Séan McCann- Chariot
Shantyman (Séan McCann)

Guy Davis- I Thought I Heard the Devil Call My Name
Be Ready When I Call You (M.C.)
Elly Wininger- Black Snake Moan
The Blues Never End (Earwig)
Maria Muldaur with Tuba Skinny- Swing You Sinners
Let’s Get Happy Together (Stony Plain)
Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley- Boogie Train
Scrap Metal Blues (Electro-Fi)
Sue Foley- Boogie Real Low
Pinky’s Blues (Stony Plain)

Jay McShann- Jumpin’ with McShann
After Hours (Storyville)

I’ll be hosting Saturday Morning next on November 6. I also host Stranger Songs on CKCU every Tuesday from 3:30-5 pm.

Find me on Twitter. www.twitter.com/mikeregenstreif

And on Facebook. facebook.com/mikeregenstreif

--Mike Regenstreif

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Stranger Songs with Mike Regenstreif – CKCU – Tuesday October 5, 2021: Songs of Autumn


Stranger Songs with Mike Regenstreif finds connections and develops themes in various genres. The show is broadcast on CKCU in Ottawa on Tuesday afternoons from 3:30 until 5 pm (Eastern time) and is also available 24/7 for on-demand streaming.

CKCU can be heard live at 93.1 FM in Ottawa and https://www.ckcufm.com/ on the web.

This episode of Stranger Songs was prerecorded at home and can already be streamed on-demand by clicking on “Listen Now” at … https://cod.ckcufm.com/programs/595/53657.html

Theme: Songs of Autumn

Martin Simpson- October Song
Home Recordings (Topic)

David Mallett- Autumn
This Town (Vanguard)
Ian & Sylvia- Changes
Play One More (Vanguard)
Kate & Anna McGarrigle- Talk to Me of Mendocino
Tell My Sister: Kate & Anna McGarrigle (Nonesuch)
Jesse Winchester- Yankee Lady
Jesse Winchester (Stony Plain)
Sally Rogers & Claudia Schmidt- Who Knows Where the Time Goes
We are Welcomed (Pragmavision)

Terry Tufts- October Gold
Two Nights Solo (Borealis)

Laura Smith & Mike Regenstreif (2013)

Laura Smith- My Bonny
As Long As I’m Dreaming (Borealis)
Tommy Makem & Liam Clancy- White Swans and Black/Grey October Clouds
Two for the Early Dew (Shanachie)
Archie Fisher & Garnet Rogers- Waltz Into Winter
The Best Times After All: Live (Snow Goose Songs)
Joni Mitchell- Urge for Going
Archives – Volume 1: The Early Years (1963-1967) (Rhino)

Bill Garrett & Mike Regenstreif (2014)

Bill Garrett
- Thanksgiving Eve
Seems to Me (Borealis)
Nanci Griffith- October Reasons
Poet In My Window (Philo)
Amy Speace with The Orphan Brigade- There Used to Be Horses Here
There Used to Be Horses Here (Windbone)
Nina Ricci- Goodbye Sandals, Hello Boots
Goodbye Sandals, Hello Boots – single (Nina Ricci)

Eva Cassidy- Autumn Leaves
Simply Eva (Blix Street)
John McCutcheon- Finally
Bucket List (Appalseed)
Sharon Goldman- Lone Black Crow
Every Trip Around the Sun (Sharon Goldman)
Steel Rail- Winter Wren
Coming Home (Crossties)
Vance Gilbert- The Day Before November
Good Good Man (Disismye Music)

David Broza- Autumn Longing
En Casa Limón (S-Curve)

Next week: Drinking Songs

Find me on Twitter. www.twitter.com/mikeregenstreif

And on Facebook. facebook.com/mikeregenstreif

--Mike Regenstreif

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Stranger Songs with Mike Regenstreif – CKCU – Tuesday September 28, 2021: A Tribute to Louis Armstrong


Stranger Songs with Mike Regenstreif finds connections and develops themes in various genres. The show is broadcast on CKCU in Ottawa on Tuesday afternoons from 3:30 until 5 pm (Eastern time) and is also available 24/7 for on-demand streaming.

CKCU can be heard live at 93.1 FM in Ottawa and https://www.ckcufm.com/ on the web.

This episode of Stranger Songs was prerecorded at home and can already be streamed on-demand by clicking on “Listen Now” at … https://cod.ckcufm.com/programs/595/53586.html

Theme: A Tribute to Louis Armstrong (1901-1971)

All the songs on this show were recorded by Louis Armstrong sometime between 1926 and 1968.

Louis Armstrong (circa 1930)

Louis Armstrong- Where the Blues Were Born in New Orleans
Memories of New Orleans (Saga Jazz)

Jackie Washington & Mike Regenstreif (2008)

Jackie Washington
- All of Me
The World of Jackie Washington (Borealis)
Samoa Wilson with The Jim Kweskin Band- After You’ve Gone
I Just Want to Be Horizontal (Kingswood)
Hotcha!- Ol’ Man Mose
Dust Bowl Roots: Songs for the New Depression (Hotcha!)
Durham County Poets- St. James Infirmary
Hand Me Down Blues (Durham County Poets)
Louis Armstrong & Edmond Hall- My Bucket’s Got a Hole In It
The Great Chicago Concert 1956 (Columbia/Legacy)

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy- Struttin’ With Some Barbecue
Louie Louie Louie (Savoy Jazz)

Eartha Kitt with Shorty Rogers & His Giants- Hesitating Blues
St. Louis Blues (RCA)
Nat King Cole- Yellow Dog Blues
St. Louis Blues (Capitol)
Louis Armstrong & Velma Middleton- Loveless Love
Louis Armstrong Plays W.C. Handy (Columbia/Legacy)

Catherine Russell & Mike Regenstreif (2007)

Catherine Russell
- Back O’ Town Blues
Cat (World Village)
Mose Scarlett- Sweet Georgia Brown
The Fundamental Things (Pyramid)
Billy Novick’s Blue SyncopatorsS- Wild Man Blues
Music from The Great Gatsby (Billy Novick)
Roberta Donnay & The Prohibition Mob Band- I’m a Ding Dong Daddy (from Dumas)
My Heart Belongs to Satchmo (Blujazz)
Louis Armstrong & Trummy Young- Now You Has Jazz
Armstrong Comes Alive (Jazz2Jazz)

Mike Regenstreif & Loudon Wainwright III (2015)

Loudon Wainwright III with Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks
- You Rascal You
I’d Rather Lead a Band (Search Party)
Wynton Marsalis- Tiger Rag
Bolden: Music from the Original Soundtrack (Blue Engine)
Kermit Ruffins- When It’s Sleepy Time Down South
We Partyin’ Traditional Style! (Basin Street)
Louis Armstrong- Down By the Riverside
Louis and the Good Book (Verve)

Dave Van Ronk- Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans
Hummin’ to Myself (Gazell)
Priscilla Herdman- What a Wonderful World
Daydreamer (Music for Little People)
Louis Armstrong- When the Saints Go Marching In
The Great Chicago Concert 1956 (Columbia/Legacy)

Louis Armstrong- Dr. Jazz
Ain’t Gonna Give Nobody None of My Jellyroll (Audio Fidelity)

Next week: Songs of Autumn

Find me on Twitter. www.twitter.com/mikeregenstreif

And on Facebook. facebook.com/mikeregenstreif

--Mike Regenstreif

Friday, September 17, 2021

Stranger Songs with Mike Regenstreif – CKCU – Tuesday September 21, 2021: Relatively Speaking

Stranger Songs with Mike Regenstreif finds connections and develops themes in various genres. The show is broadcast on CKCU in Ottawa on Tuesday afternoons from 3:30 until 5 pm (Eastern time) and is also available 24/7 for on-demand streaming.

CKCU can be heard live at 93.1 FM in Ottawa and https://www.ckcufm.com/ on the web.

This episode of Stranger Songs was prerecorded at home and can already be streamed on-demand by clicking on “Listen Now” at … https://cod.ckcufm.com/programs/595/53515.html

Theme: Relatively Speaking

Mike Regenstreif & Arlo Guthrie (1996)

Woody Guthrie
- Ramblin’ Round
Woody at 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection (Smithsonian Folkways)
Arlo Guthrie- Pretty Boy Floyd
Here Come the Kids (Rising Son)
Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion- Folksong
Folksong (RTE 8)
Annie GuthrieE- Packin’ Light
Dragonfly (Rising Son)
Folk Uke- California Stars
Starfucker (Folk Uke)
Willie Nelson- One More Song to Write
Ride Me Back Home (Legacy)

Tim Grimm- Down the Road
Heart Land Again (Vault)
Jackson Grimm- Katie Did Holler
Sober Again (Vault)

Doc & Merle Watson- Windy & Warm
Songs Doc Didn’t Sing (FLI)

Kate & Anna McGarrigle & Mike Regenstreif (1976) photo: Felicity Fanjoy

Kate & Anna McGarrigle
- My Town
Tell My Sister: Kate & Anna McGarrigle (Nonesuch)
Rufus Wainwright- Going to a Town
Vibrate: The Best of Rufus Wainwright (Interscope)
Martha Wainwright- Falaise de Malaise
Love Will Be Reborn (Peremone)
Sloan Wainwright- (I Love the Folks in) My Hometown
Bright Side of a Rainy Day (Sloan Wainwright)
Loudon Wainwright III- Older Than My Old Man Now
Older Than My Old Man Now (StorySound)
Suzzy Roche & Lucy Wainwright Roche- I Can Still Hear You
I Can Still Hear You (StorySound)
Maggie & Terre Roche- Malachy’s
Where Do I Come From: Selected Songs (StorySound)

Peter Yarrow- Tall Pine Trees
Peter (Warner Bros.)
Bethany & Rufus- 900 Miles
900 Miles (Hyena)

Short Sisters- Snow, Snow
A Planet Dancing Slow (Black Socks Press)
Pete Seeger- Old Devil Time
Singalong, Sanders Theatre, 1980 (Smithsonian Folkways)
Last Forever- Dillard Chandler
No Place Like Home/Last Forever (2nd Story Sound)
Mike Seeger- Freight Train
True Vine (Smithsonian Folkways)
Peggy Seeger- Gotta Get Home by Midnight
First Farewell (Red Grape Music)

James Taylor- Wandering
Gorilla (Warner Bros.)
Kate Taylor- (You Don’t Know) How Glad I Am
Why Wait! (Red House)
Livingston Taylor- Good Friends
The Best of Live: 50 Years of Livingston Taylor (Whistling Dog Music)

Next week: A Tribute to Louis Armstrong

Find me on Twitter. www.twitter.com/mikeregenstreif

And on Facebook. facebook.com/mikeregenstreif

--Mike Regenstreif

Friday, September 10, 2021

Stranger Songs with Mike Regenstreif – CKCU – Tuesday September 14, 2021: Strange Songs and Stranger Songs


Stranger Songs with Mike Regenstreif finds connections and develops themes in various genres. The show is broadcast on CKCU in Ottawa on Tuesday afternoons from 3:30 until 5 pm (Eastern time) and is also available 24/7 for on-demand streaming.

CKCU can be heard live at 93.1 FM in Ottawa and https://www.ckcufm.com/ on the web.

This episode of Stranger Songs was prerecorded at home and can already be streamed on-demand by clicking on “Listen Now” at … https://cod.ckcufm.com/programs/595/53440.html

Theme: Strange Songs and Stranger Songs

Hans Theessink- Wayfaring Stranger
Wishing Well (Blue Groove)

Emmylou Harris & The Nash Ramblers- Hello Stranger
Ramble in Music City: The Lost Concert 1990 (Nonesuch)
Ian & Sylvia- Come In, Stranger
Early Morning Rain (Vanguard)
Kim Wallach- The Stranger
The House Between the Tracks (Black Socks Press)
Gordon Lightfoot- Sit Down Young Stranger
Songbook (Warner Archives/Rhino)
Catherine MacLellan- Don’t Call Me Stranger
The Raven’s Sun (Catherine MacLellan)
Robin & Linda Williams- Don’t Let Me Come Home a Stranger
Stonewall Country: Songs from the Musical (Red House)

Duke Ellington- Stranger On the Shore
Ellington ’65 (Reprise)

Bettye LaVette- Strange Fruit
Blackbirds (Verve)
Chris White- Strange Emotion
Inner Voice (Chris White)
Catherine Russell- Strange as it Seems
Bring It Back (Jazz Village)

Orit Shimoni- Strange and Beautiful Things
Strange and Beautiful Things (Orit Shimoni)
Marianne Faithfull- Strange Weather
Strange Weather (Island)
Pat Moore & The Vinyl Frontier- Strange
Take It to Heart (Pat Moore)
k.d. lang & the reclines- Diet of Strange Places
Angel with a Lariat (Sire)

Michael Jerome Browne, Mike Regenstreif, Eric Bibb (2005)

Leonard Cohen
- The Stranger Song
Songs of Leonard Cohen (Columbia/Legacy)
Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee- Stranger Here
Back to New Orleans (Fantasy)
Michael Jerome Browne & Eric Bibb- Everybody Ought to Treat a Stranger Right
That’s Where It’s At! (Borealis)
Josh White, Jr..- Say a Prayer for a Stranger
Live at the Raven Gallery (Silverwolf)

Over the Moon- Strangers We Meet
Over the Moon (Over the Moon)
Greg Kelly- Talking to Strangers
Ghosts (Greg Kelly)
Tom Waits & Bette Midler- I Never Talk to Strangers
Foreign Affairs (Elektra) or Broken Blossom (Atlantic)
Tom Russell- Common Strangers
Midway to Bayamon (Frontera)

Dakota Dave Hull- Wayfaring Stranger
Heavenly Hope (Arabica)

Next week: Relatively Speaking

Find me on Twitter. www.twitter.com/mikeregenstreif

And on Facebook. facebook.com/mikeregenstreif

--Mike Regenstreif

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Saturday Morning with Mike Regenstreif – CKCU – Saturday September 11, 2021

 

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 https://www.ckcufm.com/ on the web.

This episode of Saturday Morning was prerecorded at home and can already be streamed on-demand at … https://cod.ckcufm.com/programs/128/53398.html

Jackson Browne- A Little Soon to Say
Downhill from Everywhere (Inside Recordings)

Lynne Hanson- Hold My Breath
Hold My Breath – single (Lynne Hanson)
Orit Shimoni- Maybe Tomorrow
Lorem Ipsum (Orit Shimoni)
Cosy Sheridan- It’s Gonna Get Better
A Beautiful Sound (Cosy Sheridan)
Sloan Wainwright- Bright Side of a Rainy Day
Bright Side of a Rainy Day (Sloan Wainwright)
John McCutcheon- Bucket List
Bucket List (Appalseed)

Terri Hendrix- Little Bird
Pilgrim’s Progress: Project 5.5 (Wilory)
Roy Forbes- The Beating of Your Very Own Heart
Edge of Blue (AKA)
Efrat- Fade Away
We Just Need Love (Efrat)
Sons of the Never Wrong- No One Only You
Undertaker’s Songbook (Sons 3)

Mike Regenstreif & Tom Paxton (circa 1994)

Tom Paxton
- Deep Fork River
How Come the Sun/Tom Paxton EP (BGO)
Deborah Robins- Tell Old Bill
Lone Journey (Zippety Whippet Music)
Al Grierson- The Illumination of Judge Roy Bean
The Petals (Folkin’ Eh)
Mississippi John Hurt- Stack O’Lee
Mr. Hurt Goes to Washington (Sunset Blvd.)
Robin & Linda Williams- Leaving Home (Frankie and Johnny)
A Better Day A-Coming (Oakenwold Recordings)

Gypsy Rox- Papirosen
A Fiddler in Every Port (Ky Hote)

Logan English- Wild Bill Jones
Kentucky Folk Songs and Ballads (Folkways)
Scott Alarik- Logan English
-30- Folk Songs Old and New (Scott Alarik)
Bill Staines- Going Back Where the Wheatfields Wave
Miles (Mineral River)

Jackson Grimm- I Drink
Sober Again (Vault)
Mary Gauthier- Good-Bye
Filth & Fire (D7)
Crowes Pasture- Mercy Now
Slow It Down (Crowes Pasture)

Jesse Winchester & Mike Regenstreif (2000)

Lucy Kaplansky- Everybody Knows but Me
The Tide (Red House)
Tom Rush- Biloxi
Tom Rush/Wrong End of the Rainbow (BGO)
Jesse Winchester- Dangerous Fun
Third Down, 110 to Go (Stony Plain)
Emmylou Harris & The Nash Ramblers- My Songbird
Ramble in Music City: The Lost Concert 1990 (Nonesuch)
Mimi Fariña with Lowell Levinger- Defying Gravity
Live in Germany: To Benefit Bread & Roses (Dogfish Music)

Anne Hills & Michael Smith- Paterson Summer
Paradise Lost and Found (Red Wing)
Steel Rail- That’s How the Summer Slips Away
River Song (Crossties)
Archie Fisher & Garnet Rogers- Summer’s End
The Best Times After All: Live (Snow Goose Songs)
David Francey- Far End of Summer
Far End of Summer (Laker)

Oscar Peterson- Night Train
Night Train (Verve)

Sharon Goldman- Tuesday Morning Sun
Every Trip Around the Sun (Sharon Goldman)
Stuart Kabak- Towers of Love
Towers of Love – single (Stuart Kabak)
Kim & Reggie Harris- Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child/Short Shift at Ground Zero
Simplicity (Appleseed)
Noa- Look at Me
Letters to Bach (Naïve)

Yiddish Glory- Yom Kippur Without Fascists
Yom Kippur Without Fascists – single (Six Degrees)
Birds On a Wire- Who By Fire
Ramages (Pias)
Tzimmes- Biy-mei Hayai
The Road Never Travelled (Big Tzimmes Productions)

Mike Regenstreif & Shawna Caspi (2015)

Shawna Caspi
- Wait Love
Hurricane Coming (Shawna Caspi)
Ana Egge- The Machine
Between Us (StorySound)
Finny McConnell- Atlantic City
The Dark Streets of Love (True North)

Tom Russell- The Santa Fe at Midnight
Borderland (HighTone)
Kate Taylor- Why Wait!
Why Wait! (Red House)
VickiKristinaBarcelona- I’ll Be Gone
Pawn Shop Radio (StorySound)

Sue Foley- Okie Dokie Stomp
Pinky’s Blues (Stony Plain)

I’ll be hosting Saturday Morning next on October 9. I also host Stranger Songs on CKCU every Tuesday from 3:30-5 pm.

Find me on Twitter. www.twitter.com/mikeregenstreif

And on Facebook. facebook.com/mikeregenstreif

--Mike Regenstreif
 

Thursday, September 2, 2021

Stranger Songs with Mike Regenstreif – CKCU – Tuesday September 7, 2021: A Tribute to The Everly Brothers


Stranger Songs with Mike Regenstreif finds connections and develops themes in various genres. The show is broadcast on CKCU in Ottawa on Tuesday afternoons from 3:30 until 5 pm (Eastern time) and is also available 24/7 for on-demand streaming.

CKCU can be heard live at 93.1 FM in Ottawa and https://www.ckcufm.com/ on the web.

This episode of Stranger Songs was prerecorded at home and can already be streamed on-demand by clicking on “Listen Now” at … https://cod.ckcufm.com/programs/595/53344.html

Theme: A Tribute to The Everly Brothers

The Everly BrothersPhil Everly, who died in 2014 at age 74, and Don Everly, who died on August 21st at age 84 – were a highly influential duo whose music encompassed rock ‘n’ roll, country and folk music. All the songs on this show were recorded, at one time or another, by The Everly Brothers.


The Everly Brothers
- This Little Girl of Mine
Cadence Classics: Their 20 Greatest Hits (Rhino)

Madeleine Peyroux- Bye Bye Love
The Blue Room (Decca)
Simon & Garfunkel- Wake Up Little Susie
The Concert in Central Park (Warner Bros.)
Kate Brislin & Katy Moffatt- Sleepless Nights
Sleepless Nights (Rounder)
The Persuasions- All I Have to Do is Dream
Good News (Rounder)
The Everly Brothers- Sweet Dreams
Walk Right Back: The Everly Brothers on Warner Bros. 1960 to 1969 (Warner Archives)

Gram Parsons with Emmylou Harris- Love Hurts
Grievous Angel (Reprise)
Linda Ronstadt- When Will I Be Loved
Heart Like a Wheel (Capitol)
The Everly Brothers- (‘Til) I Kissed You
Cadence Classics: Their 20 Greatest Hits (Rhino)


Andy Hedges
- Roving Gambler
Cowboy Songster (Yellowhouse)
Ian & Sylvia- Down By the Willow Garden
Ian & Sylvia (Vanguard)
Tim Grimm & Carrie Newcomer- Barbara Allen
Names (Wind River)
Billie Joe + Norah- Who’s Gonna Shoe Your Pretty Little Feet?
Foreverly (Reprise)
The Everly Brothers- I’m Here to Get My Baby Out of Jail
Songs Our Daddy Taught Us (Rhino)

Nanci Griffith- Walk Right Back
Other Voices, Too (A Trip Back to Bountiful) (Elektra)
The Everly Brothers- On the Wings of a Nightingale
EB 84 (Mercury)

John Sebastian- Stories We Could Tell
Faithful Virtue: The Reprise Recordings (Rhino)
The Everly Brothers- The Brand New Tennessee Waltz
Stories We Could Tell (RCA)
Jesse Winchester- Bowling Green
Seem Like Only Yesterday: Live in Montreal 1976 (Real Gone Music)

Kate Brislin & Katy Moffatt- So Sad
Sleepless Nights (Rounder)
Roberta Flack- Let It Be Me
Chapter Two (Atlantic)
Gram Parsons with Emmylou Harris- Brand New Heartache
Sleepless Nights (A&M)
Doc Watson- Bird Dog
Docabilly (Sugar Hill)
The Everly Brothers- I’m Movin’ On
Walk Right Back: The Everly Brothers on Warner Bros. 1960 to 1969 (Warner Archives)

The Everly Brothers- Asleep
EB 84 (Mercury)

Next week: Strange Songs and Stranger Songs

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--Mike Regenstreif

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Stranger Songs with Mike Regenstreif – CKCU – Tuesday August 31, 2021: Remembering Nanci Griffith (1953-2021)


Stranger Songs with Mike Regenstreif
finds connections and develops themes in various genres. The show is broadcast on CKCU in Ottawa on Tuesday afternoons from 3:30 until 5 pm (Eastern time) and is also available 24/7 for on-demand streaming.

CKCU can be heard live at 93.1 FM in Ottawa and https://www.ckcufm.com/ on the web.

This episode of Stranger Songs was prerecorded at home and can already be streamed on-demand by clicking on “Listen Now” at … https://cod.ckcufm.com/programs/595/53257.html

Theme: Remembering Nanci Griffith (1953-2021)

Nanci Griffith – a superb and influential singer, songwriter and performer – died on August 13th at age 68. The show includes some of Nanci’s recordings, some of her collaborations with other artists, and some of her songs performed by other artists.


Nanci Griffith
- There’s a Light Beyond These Woods
There’s a Light Beyond These Woods (Philo)

Nanci Griffith- Julie Anne
Poet In My Window (Philo)
Kathy Mattea- Love at the Five & Dime
Walk the Way the Wind Blows (Mercury)
Nanci Griffith- Daddy Said
Once In a Very Blue Moon (Philo)

It's been a long time since I’d seen her or been in touch, but Nanci and I were close in the 1980s when she came to Montreal frequently to play concerts at The Golem, the folk club I was then running. She'd always stay with me and we had some great times. One day she wrote the song, “Banks of the Pontchartrain,” in my apartment.

Nanci Griffith- Banks of the Pontchartrain
The Last of the True Believers (Philo)
Tom Russell & Nanci Griffith- St. Olav’s Gate
The Long Way Around (HighTone)
Suzy Bogguss- Outbound Plane
Aces (EMI)

Nanci Griffith- Time Alone
Once In a Very Blue Moon (Philo)


Nanci Griffith
& Arlo Guthrie- Tecumseh Valley
Other Voices/Other Rooms (Elektra)
Nanci Griffith- Up Against the Rain
The Loving Kind (Rounder)

Nanci Griffith- Ten Degrees and Colder
Other Voices/Other Rooms (Elektra)
Nanci Griffith- You Were On My Mind
Other Voices, Too (A Trip Back to Bountiful) (Elektra)
Nanci Griffith & Tom Russell- Summer Wages
Other Voices, Too (A Trip Back to Bountiful) (Elektra)
Nanci Griffith & Ian Tyson- Canadian Whiskey
Other Voices, Too (A Trip Back to Bountiful) (Elektra)
Jimmy Buffett & Nanci Griffith- Someone I Used to Love
License to Chill (Mailboat)


Caroline Doctorow
- Trouble In the Fields
Trouble In the Fields: An Artists’ Tribute to Nanci Griffith (Paradiddle)
Red Molly- Lookin’ for the Time
Trouble In the Fields: An Artists’ Tribute to Nanci Griffith (Paradiddle)
The Kennedys- I’m Not Drivin’ These Wheels
Trouble In the Fields: An Artists’ Tribute to Nanci Griffith (Paradiddle)
Nanci Griffith- Hell No (I’m Not Alright)
Intersection (Hell No)

Nanci Griffith with The London Symphony Orchestra- Late Night Grande Hotel
The Dust Bowl Symphony (Elektra)
Emmylou Harris & Willie Nelson- Gulf Coast Highway
Duets (Reprise)
Nanci Griffith with Carolyn Hester- Can’t Help But Wonder Where I’m Bound
Other Voices/Other Rooms (Elektra)
Lucy Kaplansky- I Wish It Would Rain
Everyday Street (Lucy Kaplansky)
Nanci Griffith- The Wing and the Wheel
The Last of the True Believers (Philo)

Nanci Griffith- Spin On a Red Brick Floor
One Fair Summer Evening (MCA)

Next week: A Tribute to The Everly Brothers

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--Mike Regenstreif

Friday, August 20, 2021

Stranger Songs with Mike Regenstreif – CKCU – Tuesday August 24, 2021

 

Stranger Songs with Mike Regenstreif finds connections and develops themes in various genres. The show is broadcast on CKCU in Ottawa on Tuesday afternoons from 3:30 until 5 pm (Eastern time) and is also available 24/7 for on-demand streaming.

CKCU can be heard live at 93.1 FM in Ottawa and https://www.ckcufm.com/ on the web.

This episode of Stranger Songs was prerecorded at home and can already be streamed on-demand by clicking on “Listen Now” at … https://cod.ckcufm.com/programs/595/53196.html

Theme: Rare Collaborations – each song features artists collaborating with an artist or artists they don’t or didn’t usually work with.

The Band & The Staple Singers- The Weight
The Last Waltz (Capitol)

Kate & Anna McGarrigle, Emmylou Harris, Loudon Wainwright III- Green Green Rocky Road
The McGarrigle Hour (Hannibal)
Jean Ritchie & Oscar Brand- Paper of Pins
The Riverside Folklore Series, Volume Three: Singing the New Traditions (Riverside)
Priscilla Herdman & Utah Phillips- I Remember Loving You
Darkness into Light (Flying Fish)
Eric Bibb & Odetta- ‘Tain’t Such a Much
Friends (Telarc)
Perla Batalla & David Hidalgo- Ballad of the Absent Mare
Bird on the Wire: The Songs of Leonard Cohen (Mechuda Music)

Barbara Dane & The Chambers Brothers- Study War No More (Down By the Riverside)
Hot Jazz, Cool Blues & Hard-Hitting Songs (Smithsonian Folkways)

Stringband & Stan Rogers- Tugboats
The Indispensable 1972-2002 (Nick)
Tom Russell & Iris DeMent- Big Water
The Long Way Around (HighTone)
Kimmie Rhodes & Townes Van Zandt- I’m Gonna Fly
West Texas Heaven (Justice)
Josh White, Jr. & Guthrie Thomas- Don’t Mean a Thing
Delicate Balance (Silverwolf)
Dave Alvin & Christy McWilson- Here in California
West of the West (Yep Roc)

Odetta & Dr. John- Please Send Me Someone to Love
Blues Everywhere I Go (M.C.)
Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee & Chris Barber's Jazz Band- Betty and Dupree
London, 1958 (Jasmine)
Geoff Muldaur's Futuristic Ensemble & Martha Wainwright- There Ain’t No Sweet Man That’s Worth the Salt of My Tears
Private Astronomy: A Vision of the Music of Bix Beiderbecke (Edge Music)
Members of The Duke Ellington Orchestra & B.B. King- Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
The Stereophonic Sound of Duke Ellington (Bright Orange)

Dave Van Ronk & Christine Lavin- Two Sleepy People
Hummin’ to Myself (Gazell)
Michael Jerome Browne & Roxane Potvin- Remember When
That’s Where It’s At! (Borealis)
Big Daddy Wilson & Shaneeka Simon- Meatballs
Hard Time Blues (Continental Blue Heaven)

Woody Guthrie & Lead Belly (1940s)

Woody Guthrie, Lead Belly, Sonny Terry & Cisco Houston- We Shall Be Free
Woody at 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection (Smithsonian Folkways)
The Klezmatics & Susan McKeown- From Here On In
Wonder Wheel: Lyrics by Woody Guthrie (Jewish Music Group)
Tom Rush, Arlo Guthrie, Eric Andersen & Judy Collins- Will the Circle Be Unbroken
Judy Collins Wildflower Festival (Wildflower)

Connie Kaldor & Roy Forbes- Saskatoon Moon
Wood River (Coyote)

Next week: Remembering Nanci Griffith (1953-2021)

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And on Facebook. facebook.com/mikeregenstreif

--Mike Regenstreif

Saturday, August 14, 2021

Stranger Songs with Mike Regenstreif – CKCU – Tuesday August 17, 2021


Stranger Songs with Mike Regenstreif
finds connections and develops themes in various genres. The show is broadcast on CKCU in Ottawa on Tuesday afternoons from 3:30 until 5 pm (Eastern time) and is also available 24/7 for on-demand streaming.

CKCU can be heard live at 93.1 FM in Ottawa and https://www.ckcufm.com/ on the web.

This episode of Stranger Songs was prerecorded at home and can already be streamed on-demand by clicking on “Listen Now” at … https://cod.ckcufm.com/programs/595/53131.html

Theme: 50 Years On – Music from my high school years (1967-1971)

I graduated from high school in Montreal in June of 1971 just over 50 years ago. All of the recordings on this show were originally on LPs released during my high school years and that I bought while I was a high school student.

Bob Dylan- All Along the Watchtower
John Wesley Harding (Columbia/Legacy)
Joan Baez- Love is Just a Four-Letter Word
Any Day Now (Vanguard)
Leonard Cohen- Suzanne
Songs of Leonard Cohen (Columbia/Legacy)
Judy Collins- Sisters of Mercy
Wildflowers (Elektra)

Tom Paxton- Annie’s Going to Sing Her Song
Tom Paxton 6 (Elektra)
Gordon Lightfoot- Did She Mention My Name
Did She Mention My Name (United Artists)
Peter, Paul & Mary- Reason to Believe
Late Again (Warner Bros.)
Tim Hardin- Lady Came from Baltimore
Tim Hardin 3 Live in Concert (Polydor)

Arlo Guthrie- Highway in the Wind
Alice’s Restaurant (Reprise)

Jesse Winchester- The Brand New Tennessee Waltz
Jesse Winchester (Stony Plain)
Paul Siebel- Then Came the Children
Woodsmoke and Oranges (Elektra)
Otis Redding- (Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay
The Dock of the Bay (Atco)
Rosalie Sorrels- One More Next Time
If I Could Be the Rain (Folk-Legacy)
Grateful Dead- Ripple
American Beauty (Warner Bros.)

John Hartford- Gentle On My Mind
Gentle On My Mind and Other Originals (RCA)
Ian & Sylvia- Truckers Café
Great Speckled Bird (Stony Plain)
Buffy Sainte-Marie- I’m Gonna Be a Country Girl Again
I’m Gonna Be a Country Girl Again (Vanguard)
Linda Ronstadt- He Dark the Sun
Silk Purse (Capitol)
Mike Regenstreif & Bill Staines (1993)

Bruce Cockburn
- Going to the Country
Bruce Cockburn (True North)
Bill Staines- Happiness Is
Somebody Blue (Champlain)
Paul Geremia- Travelin’ Man
Just Enough (Folkways)

Dave Van Ronk- Clouds (From Both Sides Now)
Dave Van Ronk and the Hudson Dusters (Verve Forecast)
Joni Mitchell- That Song About the Midway
Clouds (Reprise)
James Taylor- Sweet Baby James
Sweet Baby James (Warner Bros.)

The Band- Stage Fright
Stage Fright (Capitol)

Next week: Rare Collaborations

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--Mike Regenstreif

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Saturday Morning with Mike Regenstreif – CKCU – Saturday August 14, 2021


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 https://www.ckcufm.com/ on the web.

This episode of Saturday Morning was prerecorded at home and can already be streamed on-demand at … https://cod.ckcufm.com/programs/128/53107.html

Atlantic Union- A Town This Size
The Whole Dance (Blue Island)

Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer
Lucy Kaplansky- Cowboy Singer
The Red Thread (Red House)
Tracy Grammer- Mother, I Climbed
Flowers of Avalon (Signature Sounds)
Ronny Cox- When I Go
Ronny Cox Live (Ronny Cox)
Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer- The Power and the Glory
Drum Hat Buddha (Signature Sounds)
Julie Felix- Gentle Arms of Eden
Rock Me Goddess (Remarkable)

Henry Thomas- Fishing Blues
Texas Worried Blues: Complete Recorded Works 1927-1929 (Yazoo)
Taj Mahal- Ain’t Gwine to Whistle Dixie (Any Mo’)
The Real Thing (Columbia/Legacy)
Kate Taylor- He Caught the Katy
Why Wait! (Red House)
Tom Rush- Sister Kate
Blues, Songs and Ballads (Fantasy)

Orit Shimoni- It All Comes Round Again
Lorem Ipsum (Orit Shimoni)
Al Grierson- Man of Steel
The Petals (Folkin’ Eh)

New Earth- Papardom
World Music from Canada’s West Coast (Blue Island)

Diana Jones- Mama Hold Your Baby
Song to a Refugee (Goldmine)
Jackson Browne- The Dreamer
Downhill from Everywhere (Inside Recordings)
Joni Mitchell- Deportees (Plane Wreck at Los Gatos)
Archives – Volume 1: The Early Years (1963-1967) (Rhino)

Michael Johnathon- The Painter
The Painter (PoetMan)
Anne Hills- My Daughter and Vincent Van Gogh
Points of View (Appleseed)
Priscilla Herdman- Vincent
Into the Stars (Stardreamer Music)

Pete Seeger

Kronos Quartet with Lee Knight
- Step By Step
Long Time Passing: Kronos Quartet & Friends Celebrate Pete Seeger (Smithsonian Folkways)
Pete Seeger- The Water is Wide
Pete Seeger Now (Columbia)
Reggie Harris- High Over the Hudson
On Solid Ground (Reggie Harris Music)

Perla Batalla- Came So Far for Beauty
Bird on the Wire: The Songs of Leonard Cohen (Mechuda Music)
Leonard Cohen- The Goal
Thanks for the Dance (Columbia/Legacy)
Soweto Gospel Choir- Hallelujah
Freedom (Shanachie)
Robin & Linda Williams- Tower of Song
A Better Day A-Coming (Oakenwold Recordings)

Gina Forsyth- St. Ann’s Reel
Copper Rooster and Other Tunes and Tales (Waterbug)

Allison Russell- The Runner
Outside Child (Fantasy)
Allison Russell- Hy-Brasil
Outside Child (Fantasy)
Ana Egge- Lie Lie Lie
Between Us (StorySound)
Rob Lutes- By and By
Come Around (Lucky Bear)

Mark Rubin – Jew of Oklahoma- The Murder of Leo Frank
The Triumph of Assimilation (Rubinchik)

Dakota Dave Hull & Sean Blackburn- Drought Year
Ace Pickin’ and Sweet Harmony (Arabica)
Tom Northcott- The Rainmaker
Sunny Goodge Street: The Warner Bros. Recordings (Wounded Bird)
Colleen Kattau- When’s It Gonna Rain
So Much Going On (Windlight Studios)

Murray McLauchlan- If You’re Out There Jesus
Hourglass (True North)
Annie Gallup- Forget Me Not
Oh Everything (Galway Bay Music)
Joy Zimmerman- Where Will You Stand
The Canvas Before Us (Joy Zimmerman Music)

Jay Linden- August Night
Satchel (Jay Linden)
The Lucky Sisters- On an August Night
So Lucky (Patio)
Preservation Hall Jazz Band- August Nights
That’s It (Legacy)

Adeline- Josie-O
Adeline (Owl)

I’ll be hosting Saturday Morning next on September 11. I also host Stranger Songs on CKCU every Tuesday from 3:30-5 pm.

Find me on Twitter. www.twitter.com/mikeregenstreif

And on Facebook. facebook.com/mikeregenstreif

--Mike Regenstreif

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Stranger Songs with Mike Regenstreif – CKCU – Tuesday August 10, 2021


Stranger Songs with Mike Regenstreif finds connections and develops themes in various genres. The show is broadcast on CKCU in Ottawa on Tuesday afternoons from 3:30 until 5 pm (Eastern time) and is also available 24/7 for on-demand streaming.

CKCU can be heard live at 93.1 FM in Ottawa and https://www.ckcufm.com/ on the web.

This episode of Stranger Songs was prerecorded at home and can already be streamed on-demand by clicking on “Listen Now” at … https://cod.ckcufm.com/programs/595/53007.html

Theme: The Legacy of Stan Rogers: A postage stamp celebration

My friend Stan Rogers was already one of Canada’s greatest folksingers and songwriters when he died tragically at the young age of 33 on June 2, 1983. On July 21, Canada Post issued a postage stamp honouring Stan Rogers and his contributions to Canadian folk music.

Stan Rogers- Barrett’s Privateers
Between the Breaks…Live! (Fogarty’s Cove/Borealis)

Paul Mills- 45 Years
The Other Side of the Glass (Borealis)
Dave Fry- Giant
Troubadour (Dave Fry)
Archie Fisher & Garnet Rogers- Make and Break Harbour
The Best Times After All: Live (Snow Goose Songs)
Stan Rogers- Fogarty’s Cove
Fogarty’s Cove (Fogarty’s Cove/Borealis)
Tom Lewis- Northwest Passage
Poles Apart (Self-Propelled Music)

Stan Rogers
- Plenty of Hornpipe
Fogarty’s Cove (Fogarty’s Cove/Borealis)

Lui Collins- Second Effort
Baptism of Fire (Green Linnet)
Priscilla Herdman- Turnaround
Forgotten Dreams (Flying Fish)
Laura Smith- Song of the Candle
Remembering Stan Rogers: An East Coast Tribute (Brookes Diamond Productions)
Stan Rogers- The Jeannie C.
Turnaround (Fogarty’s Cove/Borealis)

John Gorka- Lock-keeper
Writing in the Margins (Red House)
Short Sisters- Tiny Fish for Japan
Live from Four States (Black Socks Press)
Stan Rogers- White Squall
From Fresh Water (Fogarty’s Cove/Borealis)

Stan Rogers- The Field Behind the Plow
Northwest Passage (Fogarty’s Cove/Borealis)
Priscilla Herdman- Lies
Seasons of Change (Flying Fish)
Garnet Rogers- Sailor’s Rest
Summer’s End (Snow Goose Songs)
Stan Rogers- The Mary Ellen Carter
Between the Breaks…Live! (Fogarty’s Cove/Borealis)

Ofra Harnoy- Barrett’s Privateers
On the Rock (Analekta)

Next week: Music from my high school years: 1967-1971

Find me on Twitter. www.twitter.com/mikeregenstreif

And on Facebook. facebook.com/mikeregenstreif

--Mike Regenstreif

Friday, July 30, 2021

Stranger Songs with Mike Regenstreif – CKCU – Tuesday August 3, 2021


 Stranger Songs with Mike Regenstreif
finds connections and develops themes in various genres. The show is broadcast on CKCU in Ottawa on Tuesday afternoons from 3:30 until 5 pm (Eastern time) and is also available 24/7 for on-demand streaming.

CKCU can be heard live at 93.1 FM in Ottawa and https://www.ckcufm.com/ on the web.

This episode of Stranger Songs was prerecorded at home and can already be streamed on-demand by clicking on “Listen Now” at … https://cod.ckcufm.com/programs/595/52944.html

Theme: David Amram and Ramblin’ Jack Elliott – Celebrating two iconic musical legends at 90

David Amram, classical composer and conductor, jazz musician and composer, folksinger and songwriter, turned 90 on November 17, 2020. Legendary folksinger and storyteller Ramblin' Jack Elliott, travelling companion to Woody Guthrie and significant influence on the young Bob Dylan, turned 90 this week on August 1. I’ve known Jack since 1971 and David since 1974, have worked with both of them numerous times over the years, and have learned much from them. Both Jack and David are still going strong and performing at age 90.

Ramblin' Jack Elliott- New Stranger Blues
A Stranger Here (Anti-)
David Amram- The Water is Wide
A Tribute to Steve Goodman (Red Pajamas)

Mike Regenstreif & Ramblin' Jack Elliott (2010)

Ramblin' Jack Elliott- Will James
South Coast (Red House)
David Amram & Ramblin' Jack Elliott- Going North
No More Walls (Flying Fish)
Ramblin' Jack Elliott- South Coast
South Coast (Red House)
David Amram with Ramblin' Jack Elliott & Odetta- Home On the Range
At Home/Around the World (Flying Fish)

David Amram- Song of the Rain Forest
Latin Jazz Celebration (Elektra)

David Amram- The Fabulous Fifties
Subway Night (RCA)
Ramblin' Jack Elliott- 912 Greens
Kerouac’s Last Dream (Appleseed)
David Amram with Lynn Sheffield- Pull My Daisy
No More Walls (Flying Fish)

Ramblin' Jack Elliott- Pastures of Plenty
South Coast (Red House)
David Amram & Colorado Symphony Orchestra- Variation III: Pampa Texas Barn Dance
This Land: Symphonic Variations on a Song by Woody Guthrie (Newport Classic)
Ramblin' Jack Elliott- I Ain’t Got No Home
South Coast (Red House)
David Amram & Colorado Symphony Orchestra- Variation VI: Street Sounds of New York B) Klezmer Wedding Celebration and Middle Eastern Bazaar
This Land: Symphonic Variations on a Song by Woody Guthrie (Newport Classic)
Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Arlo Guthrie & Sonny Terry- Hard Travelin’
Woody Guthrie: Hard Travelin’ soundtrack (Rising Son)
David Amram & Colorado Symphony Orchestra- Variation VI: Street Sounds of New York D) Block Party Jam and Finale
This Land: Symphonic Variations on a Song by Woody Guthrie (Newport Classic)

Mike Regenstreif & David Amram (2004) photo by Ron Petronko

Ramblin' Jack Elliott
- Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right
Kerouac’s Last Dream (Appleseed)
David Amram- Dreams of New Orleans
Southern Stories (Chrome)
Ramblin' Jack Elliott & Tom Russell- The Sky Above and the Mud Below
The Long Ride (HighTone)
David Amram- Credo
Subway Night (RCA)

David Amram- Waltz from ‘After the Fall’
No More Walls (Flying Fish)

Next week: The Legacy of Stan Rogers: A postage stamp celebration

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And on Facebook. facebook.com/mikeregenstreif

--Mike Regenstreif