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Saturday October 10th, 2020 with Mike Regenstreif
Extended Feature – Remembering Billie Holiday

This week's show is hosted by Mike Regenstreif and includes lots of great folk-rooted and folk-branched music -- and jazz. The extended feature is "Remembering Billie Holiday." Visit the Folk Roots/Folk Branches blog at
Hour 1
On My Way to Hooterville (pt. 1)
Christine Lavin - On My Way to Hooterville - Christine Lavin New
Urge for Going
Tom Rush - Tom Rush Celebrates 50 Years of Music - Appleseed Canadian
Winter Wren
Steel Rail - Coming Home - Crossties Canadian
Waltz into Winter
Archie Fisher & Garnet Rogers - The Best Times After All: Live - Snow Goose Songs Canadian
Keep Dancing
Sylvie Simmons - Blue on Blue - Compass New
Applejack Brandy
John Fusco & The X-Road Riders - John the Revelator - John Fusco New
Moonache and Heartlight
Kim Wallach - Chatter of the Finches - Black Socks Press
Annabelle Teaching Her Daddy to Dance
Don Armstrong - Mother Don’t Give Up on Me Now - Ronstadt Record Co.
The Little Things (featuring Sara Watkins)
Dirk Powell - When I Wait for You - Compass New
Foolish Try
Kelly's Lot - Another Sky - Kelly Zirbes New
Carry a Tine
Aaron Nathans & Michael G. Ronstadt - Shadow of the Cyclone - Aaron Nathans & Michael G. Ronstadt New
The Prettiest Bird
Susan Pepper - The Prettiest Bird - Ballad Records New
Just Like Leaving
Bella White - Just Like Leaving - Isabel White Canadian New
Fare Thee Well
Nina Ricci - Fare Thee Well: A Joan Baez Tribute - Nina Ricci New
Down Yonder
Doc & Merle Watson - Songs Doc Didn’t Sing - FLI Records New
Hour 2: Extended Feature – Remembering Billie Holiday (1915-1959). The next 17 songs were all recorded by Billie Holiday at some point during the 1930s, ‘40s and ‘50s.
Falling in Love Again, Can't Help It
Rosalie Sorrels - Learned by Livin’, Sung by Heart - Way Out in Idaho
Them There Eyes
Jackie Washington - The World of Jackie Washington - Borealis Canadian
What a Little Moonlight Can Do
Stringband - The Indispensable 1972-2002 - Nick Canadian
Swing, Brother, Swing
Billie Holiday - The Quintessential Billie Holiday, Volume 8 - Columbia/Legacy
I Cried for You
Samoa Wilson with The Jim Kweskin Band - I Just Want to Be Horizontal - Kingswood New
He Ain’t Got Rhythm
Michael Jerome Browne - Drive On - Borealis Canadian
It’s a Sin to Tell a Lie
Mose Scarlett with Ken Whiteley - The Fundamental Things - Pyramid Canadian
I Loves You Porgy
Billie Holiday - Lover Man - Decca
I Wished on the Moon
Diana Krall - This Dream of You - Verve Canadian New
Don’t Explain
David Clayton-Thomas - Aurora - Justin Time Canadian
Sneezy Waters - Sneezy Waters - Sneezy Waters Canadian
I Cover the Waterfront
Catherine Russell - Bring It Back - Jazz Village
Georgia On My Mind
Billie Holiday - The Quintessential Billie Holiday, Volume 9 - Columbia/Legacy
This is Heaven to Me
Madeleine Peyroux - Careless Love - Rounder
God Bless the Child
Oscar Brown, Jr. - The Voice of Cool - Not Now Music
Strange Fruit
Josh White - The Josh White Stories, Vols. I & II - Jasmine
Billie’s Blues
Billie Holiday - The Quintessential Billie Holiday, Volume 2 - Columbia/Legacy
Hour 3
In memory of inspiring U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933-2020). Marc Nerenberg wrote “Ruth’s Blues” on September 19, the day after Justice Ginsburg passed away.
Ruth's Blues
Marc Nerenberg - Unreleased song – used with permission Canadian
Never Turning Back
Penny Lang - Carry On Children - She-Wolf Canadian
Tim Grimm - Gone – single - Vault New
Couldn't Breathe
Donal Hinely - Diary of a Snowflake - Atom New
How Long
Iris DeMent - How Long – single - Flariella New
“I am a Typhus Louse” was written in a ghetto in Transnistria (now part of Moldavia and Ukraine) in 1942. It was recorded for a forthcoming project of pandemic songs by Yiddish Glory. Watch the video at to see the subtitles of the lyrics in English.
I am a Typhus Louse
Yiddish Glory & The Payadora Tangle Ensemble - I am a Typhus Louse – single - Yiddish Glory Canadian New
I Ain't Dead Yet
Mike Craver - Mould’s Undertaking - Sapsucker New
Will's Will
Matt Watroba - The Si Kahn Funny Song Sing-Along Song Book - Matt Watroba
The Day Before November
Vance Gilbert - Good Good Man - Disismye Music
Thanksgiving Eve
Bill Garrett - Seems to Me - Borealis Canadian
Bus to Baltimore
Ronny Cox - Live at the Kitchen Sink - Ronny Cox New
The Dutchman
Josh White, Jr. - Live at the Raven Gallery - Silverwolf
If You Could Read My Mind
Gathering Time - Old Friends - Triple-G Records Canadian New
Steel Rail Blues
Matthew Alexander - Soul River - Caravan Records Canadian New
Did She Mention My Name
Gordon Lightfoot - Songbook - Warner Archives/Rhino Canadian
Nigun Hachana
Shtreiml - Har Meron - I.J. Rosenblatt Canadian New
Interactive CKCU
hillbilly g
lookin forward! great list!

11:01 PM, October 9th, 2020
Mike Regenstreif (host)
Thanks, HG.

6:44 AM, October 10th, 2020
I'm in! (hooterville!;)

7:05 AM, October 10th, 2020
Robert Allan
Great to hear Marc Nerenberg on your show this morning, thanks!

9:07 AM, October 10th, 2020
Mike Regenstreif (host)
Thanks Robert. I'm happy Marc was willing to share that timely, unreleased song.

9:15 AM, October 10th, 2020
"Bus to Baltimore".... brilliant take! tears though... won't let The Mighty down at $$$ time!

10:00 AM, October 10th, 2020
Fantastic show!!! Will listen again soon. Thanks Mike.

10:02 AM, October 10th, 2020
Mike Regenstreif (host)
Thanks HBG. I appreciate you listening and your support for CKCU.

10:03 AM, October 10th, 2020
Mike Regenstreif (host)
Thanks Helen.

10:04 AM, October 10th, 2020
Joanne Hurley
Thanks for playing Iris Dement. Have you heard her new one? It's a riveting protest song about singing in Texas where everybody carries a gun and other indictments of Trumpism.

5:34 PM, October 10th, 2020
Mike Regenstreif (host)
No, I haven't heard that one yet.

9:18 PM, October 10th, 2020
Christine Lavin
I'm honored that you started out with my song, Mike. Thank you so much. See you in Hooterville!

4:00 PM, October 12th, 2020
Mike Regenstreif (host)
Thank you, Christine. Looking forward to sharing more songs called "On My Way to Hooterville." Others, too.

4:04 PM, October 12th, 2020