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Saturday May 26th, 2018 with Mike Regenstreif
Extended Feature #1: The Facebook 10-day Album Cover Challenge. Extended Feature #2: Songs of Townes Van Zandt

Lots of great folk-rooted and folk-branched music on Saturday Morning this week. The first extended feature will be songs from each of my choices from the Facebook 10-day Album Cover Challenge. The second extended feature will be Songs of Townes Van Zandt (1944-1997) as performed by Townes and many other artists. Visit the Folk Roots/Folk Branches blog.
The Light of a Clear Blue Morning
The Wailin' Jennys - Fifteen - True North Canadian
Ready to Go
Reggie Harris - Ready to Go - Reggie Harris Music New
Blue Wing
Tom Russell - Old Songs Yet to Sing - Frontera New
Gun-Metal Eyes
Andrew & Casey Calhoun - Skeins - Waterbug New
Warsaw in May
Chuck Brodsky - Them and Us - Chuck Brodsky New
Poorer Then
David Francey - The Broken Heart of Everything - Laker Canadian New
The next 10 songs were taken from the albums I chose for the 10-day Facebook Album Cover Challenge. I was in high school from 1967 to 1971 and my choices were all LPs that I bought when they were newly released back then and that I still listen to a half-century – or almost a half-century – later. See the choices on the Folk Roots/Folk Branches blog.
Leonard Cohen - Songs of Leonard Cohen - Columbia/Legacy Canadian
Both Sides Now
Joni Mitchell - Clouds - Reprise Canadian
All Along the Watchtower
Bob Dylan - John Wesley Harding - Columbia/Legacy
Stage Fright
The Band - Stage Fright - Capitol Canadian
The Brand New Tennessee Waltz
Jesse Winchester - Jesse Winchester - Stony Plain Canadian
Richland Woman Blues
Mississippi John Hurt - The Immortal Mississippi John Hurt - Vanguard
Cornbread, Peas and Black Molasses
Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee - In London - Marble Arch
Morning Again
Tom Paxton - Morning Again - Elektra
Bride 1945
Paul Siebel - Woodsmoke and Oranges - Elektra
Someday Soon
Judy Collins - Who Knows Where the Time Goes - Elektra Canadian
The next 16 songs were written by Townes Van Zandt (1944-1997)
If I Needed You
Kimmie Rhodes - Walls Fall Down - Sunbird
(Quicksilver Dreams of) Maria
Steve Earle - Townes: The Basics - New West
Rex's Blues
Kate & Edith - Live at Kelso Hall - Kate & Edith Canadian
Tower Song
Townes Van Zandt - Live at the Old Quarter, Houston, Texas - Tomato
Snowing On Raton
Rosalie Sorrels - Borderline Heart - Green Linnet
No Lonesome Tune
Jimmie Dale Gilmore - One Endless Night - Rounder
Waiting Around to Die
The Be Good Tanyas - Chinatown - Nettwerk Canadian
No Place to Fall
Townes Van Zandt - Live at the Old Quarter, Houston, Texas - Tomato
White Freightliner
Colleen Rennison - See the Sky About to Rain - Black Hen Canadian
I'll Be Here in the Morning
Jerry Jeff Walker - Viva Luckenbach - Ryko
Tecumseh Valley
Nanci Griffith & Arlo Guthrie - Other Voices/Other Rooms - Elektra
Townes Van Zandt - Live at the Old Quarter, Houston, Texas - Tomato
Our Mother the Mountain
The Wainwright Sisters - Songs in the Dark - MapleMusic Canadian
To Live is to Fly
Guy Clark - Old Friends - Sugar Hill
Pancho & Lefty
Emmylou Harris - Luxury Liner - Warner Bros./Rhino
For the Sake of the Song
Townes Van Zandt - Live at the Old Quarter, Houston, Texas - Tomato
Mama, You Been On My Mind
Bettye LaVette - Things Have Changed - Verve New
Blame It on the Devil
The LYNNeS - Heartbreak Songs for the Radio - The LYNNeS Canadian
Unfamiliar Moon
Laurie MacAllister - The Lies the Poets Tell - Laurie MacAllister New
Boy on a Train
Vance Gilbert - Old White Men - Disismye Music
Annie Lou - End Zone - Annie Lou Music Canadian New
Only Temporary
El Coyote - El Coyote - El Coyote Canadian New
The Ballad of Iris & Pearl
John Gorka - True in Time - Red House
Salt & Powder
Pharis & Jason Romero - Sweet Old Religion - Lula Canadian New
Drumbeats on the Watchtower
Peter Rowan - Carter Stanley's Eyes - Rebel New
Londonderry Hornpipe/Jenny Dang the Weaver/Sleepy Maggie
Ken Perlman - Frails & Frolics: Fiddle Tunes from Prince Edward Island, Cape Breton, and elsewhere on Clawhammer Banjo - Redbud Canadian
Interactive CKCU
Loving the show, Mike!

8:19 AM, May 26th, 2018
Mike Regenstreif (host)
Thanks Helen.

8:21 AM, May 26th, 2018
david john
choice as always

9:18 AM, May 26th, 2018
Mike Regenstreif (host)
Thanks David. Are you listening in Minnesota or Texas?

9:26 AM, May 26th, 2018
Michelle Tompkins
Thanks for the play Mike! Big love, xxEl Coyote.

4:34 PM, May 26th, 2018
Kiyohide Kunizaki
from Japan, I heard it for the first time in years..

11:31 AM, May 27th, 2018
Great music Mike!

12:37 PM, May 28th, 2018