Saturday, August 13, 2022

Stranger Songs with Mike Regenstreif – CKCU – Tuesday August 16, 2022: It's Lake Time


Stranger Songs with Mike Regenstreif finds connections and develops themes in various genres. The show is broadcast on CKCU in Ottawa on Tuesdays 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 and can already be streamed on-demand by clicking on “Listen Now” at … https://cod.ckcufm.com/programs/595/57296.html

Theme: It’s Lake Time.

All the songs on this show have something or other to do with lakes.

Tim Grimm- The Lake
The Turning Point (Cavalier Recordings)

Willie Dunn & Mike Regenstreif (2009)

Shelley Posen- When I First Stepped in a Canoe
Roseberry Road (Well Done Music)
Connie Kaldor- Canoe Song
Wood River (Coyote)
Ball & Chain- Loon on the Lake
Bare Bones (Ball & Chain)
Willie Dunn- Wounded Lake
Creation Never Sleeps, Creation Never Dies: The Willie Dunn Anthology (Light in the Attic)

Martin Simpson- Lakes of Champlain
Prodigal Son (Compass)
Marty Morrissey & Robert Resnik- The Alphabet Song of Lake Champlain
Old & New Songs of Lake Champlain (Marty Morrissey & Robert Resnik)

Mike Regenstreif, Bill Garrett & Sue Lothrop (2014)

Bill Garrett & Sue Lothrop- Au Bord de Lac Bijou
Red Shoes (Borealis)
Happy Traum- Lakes of Pontchartrain
There’s a Bright Side Somewhere (Lark’s Nest Music)
Nanci Griffith- Banks of the Pontchartrain
The Last of the True Believers (Philo)

Gordon Lightfoot- Christian Island (Georgian Bay)
Don Quixote (Reprise)
Stan Rogers- White Squall
From Fresh Water (Fogarty’s Cove/Borealis)
Deborah Robins- The Keweenaw Light
Home Fires (Zippety Whippet)
Ian Tamblyn- Woodsmoke and Oranges
Through the Years [’76-‘92] (North Track)
Lee Murdock- Phantom Ships That Pass in the Night
The Lost Lake Sailors (Depot)

Huxtable, Christensen & Hood- Lake George 1922
Wallflowers (Philo)
David Woodhead- Summers at Rangeley Lake
Sweets and Conundrums (Woodhead Music)
Michael Jerling- Fishtrap Lake
Music Here Tonight (Fool’s Hill Music)
Christopher Shaw- North to Long Lake
Adirondack Serenade (Twining Tree)
Night Sun- This Lake
Home (Night Sun)

Bruce Cockburn- Deep Lake
Speechless: The Instrumental Bruce Cockburn (True North)

Next week: Music of My Montreal.

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--Mike Regenstreif

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Saturday Morning with Mike Regenstreif – CKCU – Saturday August 13, 2022


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 recorded at home and can already be streamed on-demand at … https://cod.ckcufm.com/programs/128/57252.html

Happy Traum- There’s a Bright Side Somewhere
There’s a Bright Side Somewhere (Lark’s Nest Music)

The next 12 songs are a tribute to Peter, Paul & Mary’s self-titled debut album, released 60 years ago.


Peter, Paul & Mary
- Early in the Morning
Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Bros.)
Alice Howe- 500 Miles
Americana Railroad (Renew/BMG)
Ken Whiteley- Man of Constant Sorrow
Long Time Travelling (Ken Whiteley)
Louis Armstrong- This Train
Louis and the Good Book (Verve)
Dave Van Ronk- River Come Down (Bamboo)
Down in Washington Square (Smithsonian Folkways)
Peter, Paul & Mary- It’s Raining
Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Bros.)

Reverend Gary Davis- Samson and Delilah (If I Had My Way)
Live at Newport (Vanguard)
Bethany Yarrow with Peter Yarrow- The Cruel War
Rock Island (Little Monster)
Peter, Paul & Mary- Lemon Tree
Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Bros.)
Nanci Griffith & Friends- IF I Had a Hammer
Other Voices, Too (A Trip Back to Bountiful) (Elektra) 
Priscilla Herdman- Autumn to May
Stardreamer (Stardreamer Music)
Kronos Quartet with Sam Amidon, Brian Carpenter, Lee Knight & Aoife O'Donovan- Where Have All the Flowers Gone
Long Time Passing: Kronos Quartet & Friends Celebrate Pete Seeger (Smithsonian Folkways)

Hoyt Axton- We’ll Sing in the Sunshine
Mr. Greenback Dollar Man (Surrey)
Gale Garnett- Settle Down
The Many Faces of Gale Garnett (RCA)
Kim Beggs- I Wanna Be a Flower
Steel and Wool (Out of a Paper Bag Productions)
The Goddamsels- Wayward Daughter
Wayward Daughter (The Goddamsels)

Pharis & Jason Romero- Old Bill’s Tune
Tell ‘Em You Were Gold (Smithsonian Folkways)

Joy Zimmerman, Erin McGrane, Danielle Anderson & Eboni Fondren- Hear Our Voices
Hear Our Voices – single (Cultivate Joy)
Colleen Kattau- Hands Off
Besos Kisses (Windlight Studios)

Brendan Nolan- Packing Her Bag
Beneath White Stars: Holocaust Profiles in Song (AlmondSeed Media)
Mella Barnes- Between the Lines
Beneath White Stars: Holocaust Profiles in Song (AlmondSeed Media)
Lenka Lichtenberg- Zas v slunci zlatém/In golden sunlight
Thieves of Dreams (Six Degrees)

Archie Roach- Took the Children Away
The Songs of Charcoal Lane (Bloodlines)
Windborne- Parcel of Rogues
Of Hard Times & Harmony (Wand’ring Feet)
Allison Russell- Little Rebirth
Outside Child (Fantasy)

Adler & Hearne- It’s Summer and We’re Burning
The Ties That Bind Us (Howlin’ Dog)
Guy Davis- Flint River Blues
Be Ready When I Call You (M.C.)
Tiffany Williams- All Those Days of Drinking Dust
All Those Days of Drinking Dust (Blue Redbird)

Mike Regenstreif & David Clayton-Thomas (2006)

Peter Mulvey & SistaStrings- Old Men Drinking Seagram’s
Love is the Only Thing (Righteous Babe)
David Clayton-Thomas- This Town
Say Somethin’ (Linus)

Apple & Setser- It Doesn’t Matter Anymore
Apple & Setser (Bell Buckle)
Chaim Tannenbaum, Kate & Anna McGarrigle & Lily Lanken- Young Love
The McGarrigle Hour (Hannibal)
Last Forever- Duke of Earl
Trainfare Home (StorySound)
Steve Howell & The Mighty Men- Such a Night
Been Here and Gone (Out of the Past Music)

Marc Von Em- Stay
Goodbye, Cloudy Sky (Marc Von Em)
Onna Lou- Qué hiciste con mi querer
Diamante (Onna Lou)
The Hot Sardines- Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen/Diga Diga Do
Live at Joe’s Pub (The Hot Sardines)

Kevin Head & Mike Regenstreif (2013) (Photo: Vanessa Burnett)

Jon Burrowes- Sure I Got the Blues
One More Ride (Jon Burrowes)
Kate & Edith- Make Me a Pallet On Your Floor
Live at Kelso Hall (Kate & Edith)
Kevin Head- Digby Lament
Hear Them Callin’ (Kevin Head)
Mama's Broke- Windows
Narrow Line (Free Dirt)
Dan Navarro- Horizon Line
Horizon Line (Red Hen)

Tom Paxton, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer- Grandpa Danced the Charleston
All New (Community Music)
Moore & McGregor- Dancing Shoes
Dream with Me (Ivernia)
Missy Burgess- Dance Me Slow
Play Me Sweet (Missy Burgess)
Nanci Griffith- Spin on a Red Brick Floor
One Fair Summer Evening (MCA)

Happy Traum- Santa Cruz Blues
There’s a Bright Side Somewhere (Lark’s Nest Music)

I’ll be hosting Saturday Morning next on September 10. I also host Stranger Songs on CKCU every Tuesday from 3:30-5 pm. And, I’ll be hosting Canadian Spaces on Saturday August 27 from 10 am-noon.

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--Mike Regenstreif

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Stranger Songs with Mike Regenstreif – CKCU – Tuesday August 9, 2022: “Acapella Stella” and other a cappella songs


Stranger Songs with Mike Regenstreif finds connections and develops themes in various genres. The show is broadcast on CKCU in Ottawa on Tuesdays 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 and can already be streamed on-demand by clicking on “Listen Now” at … https://cod.ckcufm.com/programs/595/57170.html

Theme: “Acapella Stella” and other a cappella songs.

All the songs on this show are performed a cappella – that is the singers are not accompanied by musical instruments.

Maddy Prior & The Girls- Acapella Stella
Bib & Tuck (Park)

Kate & Anna McGarrigle, Mike Regenstreif, Chaim Tannenbaum, Dane Lanken (1976) Photo: Felicity Fanjoy

Chaim Tannenbaum, Dane Lanken, Kate & Anna McGarrigle- Dig My Grave
The McGarrigle Hour (Hannibal)
Alison Krauss- Down to the River to Pray
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (Mercury)
Ralph Stanley- O Death
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (Mercury)
Jesse Winchester- I Can’t Stand Up Alone
Learn to Love It (Stony Plain)

Paul Simon & Ladysmith Black Mambazo- Homeless
Graceland (Warner Bros.)
Ladysmith Black Mambazo- Rain Rain Beautiful Rain
Live at the Royal Albert Hall (Shanachie)
Blue Flame String Band- Blues Stay Away from Me
Blue Flame String Band (Flying Fish)

Maria Dunn- Beautiful Fools
Joyful Banner Blazing (Distant Whisper)

Finest Kind- John Barleycorn
Silks & Spices (Fallen Angle)
Finest Kind- John Barleycorn Deconstructed
For Honour & For Again (Fallen Angle)

Rod MacDonald & Mike Regenstreif (2005)

Garnet Rogers- Sammy’s Bar
Summer Lightning: Live (Snow Goose Songs)
Pressgang Mutiny- Roll Away
Across the Western Ocean (Pressgang Mutiny)
Coope, Boyes & Simpson- Shallow Brown
Coope, Boyes & Simpson (World Music Network)
Rod MacDonald- A Sailor’s Prayer
No Commercial Traffic (Solstice)

Kim Harris & Mike Regenstreif (2005)

Kim & Reggie Harris- Oh Freedom
Steal Away: Songs of the Underground Railroad (Appleseed)
Priscilla Herdman- Ain’t I a Woman
Darkness Into Light (Flying Fish)
The Short Sisters- Honey in the Rock
Love and Transportation (Black Socks Press)
Sweet Honey in the Rock- Rivers of Babylon
Selections 1976-1988 (Flying Fish)

The Wailin' Jennys- Light of a Clear Blue Morning
Fifteen (True North)
Penny Lang- Never Turning Back
Carry On Children (She-Wolf)
Windborne- When I’m Gone
Of Hard Times & Harmony (Wand’ring Feet)

Rosalie Sorrels & Mike Regenstreif (1993)

Sneezy Waters- Solitude
Sneezy Waters (Sneezy Waters)
The Manhattan Transfer- Foreign Affair
The Manhattan Transfer Anthology: Down in Birdland (Rhino)
Rosalie Sorrels- The Toast
What Ever Happened to the Girl That Was (Paramount)
Dave Van Ronk- Last Call
Going Back to Brooklyn (HighTone)

Next week: It’s Lake Time.

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--Mike Regenstreif