Thursday, February 11, 2021

Stranger Songs with Mike Regenstreif – CKCU – Tuesday February 16, 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 on the web.

This episode of Stranger Songs – Episode #2 – was prerecorded at home and can already be streamed on-demand by clicking on “Listen Now” at …

Today’s show falls on Mardi Gras day – on what is undoubtably the quietest Mardi Gras day in New Orleans history – so this edition of Stranger Songs features music from or inspired by New Orleans – including some specifically Mardi Gras songs.

Leonard Cohen- fragment of The Stranger Song
Songs of Leonard Cohen (Columbia/Legacy)
Fats Domino- Walking to New Orleans
Fats Rocks (Bear Family)

Professor Longhair- Mardi Gras in New Orleans
Big Chief (Tomato)
Michael Doucet- Walking on a Mardi Gras Day
Lâcher Prise (Compass)
Dr. John & The WDR Big Band- My Indian Red
Big Band Voodoo (Orange Music)
Neville Brothers- Brother John/Iko Iko
Fiyo on the Bayou (A&M)

Marc Nerenberg- On the Street Again
On the Street Again (Marc Nerenberg)
Chris Rawlings- Pshaw
Pearl Soup (Cooking Fat Music)

Mike Regenstreif at Preservation Hall, New Orleans, LA.
Mike Regenstreif at Preservation Hall, New Orleans, LA.

Jelly Roll Morton
- Buddy Bolden’s Blues (I Thought I Heard Buddy Bolden Say)
Last Sessions: The Complete General Recordings (GRP)
Wynton Marsalis with Catherine Russell- Buddy’s Horn
Bolden: Music from the Original Soundtrack (Blue Engine)
Preservation Hall Jazz Band- Mama Don’t Allow It
Because of You (Sony)

Danny Marks- Heading Down to New Orleans
Cities in Blue (Danny Marks)
David Roe- Just a Little While to Stay Here
Angel of New Orleans (David Roe)

Susan Werner- What He Said in Jackson Square
NOLA: Susan Werner Goes to New Orleans (Sleeve Dog)
Danny Barker- St. James Infirmary
Save the Bones (Orleans)
Odetta- New Orleans (House of the Rising Sun/When I was a Young Girl)
Lookin’ for a Home: Thanks to Leadbelly (M.C.)

Louis Armstrong- Basin Street Blues
New Orleans Nights (Ace of Hearts)
Louis Prima- Bourbon Street Blues
Rocks (Bear Family)
Ida Cox & Coleman Hawkins- Blues for Rampart Street
Blues for Rampart Street (Riverside)
Jon Cleary- Frenchmen Street Blues
Treme: Music from the HBO Series Second Season (Rounder)

Tom Waits- I Wish I was in New Orleans
Small Change (Asylum)
Kermit Ruffins- When the Saints Go Marching In
We Partyin’ Traditional Style (Basin Street)

Dr. Michael White- Take Me to the Mardi Gras
Adventures in New Orleans Jazz Part 1 (Basin Street)

Next week – Chanteys and other songs of the sea.

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--Mike Regenstreif

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