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Saturday February 7th, 2015 with Arthur II and Chris White
David Wiffen, Steve Berndt

An exclusive live interview with folk legend David Wiffen, with excerpts from his surprising new album entitled "Songs from the Lost & Found" (True North Records). The album features 17 previously unreleased studio tracks recorded in the 1970's and 1980's. David talks with Arthur II about the circumstances under which he wrote and recorded these fascinating, beautiful songs that until recently were believed to be lost. See Mike Regenstreif's excellent review of the album at Vocalist Steve Berndt droppped by to chat about his upcoming concert with pianist Brian Browne on Friday, Feb. 13 at La Grange de la Gatineau in Cantley.
More Often Than Not
David Wiffen - David Wiffen Canadian
Driving Wheel
David Wiffen - David Wiffen Canadian
Ballad of Jacob Marlowe
David Wiffen - Songs from the Lost & Found Canadian New
Your Room
David Wiffen - Songs from the Lost & Found Canadian New
Come Down to the River
David Wiffen - Songs from the Lost & Found Canadian New
Crazy Me
David Wiffen - Songs from the Lost & Found Canadian New
All Over Again
Steve Berndt and Brian Browne - All Over Again Canadian
The Moment
Steve Berndt and Brian Browne - All Over Again Canadian
The Raven's Sun
Catherine MacLellan - The Raven's Sun Canadian
Calling All Angels
Jane Siberry - When I Was a Boy Canadian
Make the Change
Rick Fines - Driving Home Canadian
Lifting My Heart
Hart Rouge - Beaupré's Home Canadian
Cool Green River
David Wiffen - Songs from the Lost & Found Canadian New
Interactive CKCU
Laura Smith
Hi, you two. Oh, that voice...

10:05 AM, February 7th, 2015
Frank Smith
This song is an absolute, timeless classic. One of my favourites, ever.

10:06 AM, February 7th, 2015
Uninterupted David Wiffen! Now there's a Good Morning...

10:08 AM, February 7th, 2015
Frank Smith
Driving Wheel! It doesn't get much better than this. Can't wait to hear the new songs and the interview with David!

10:10 AM, February 7th, 2015
or afternoon tea, here in the UK!

10:10 AM, February 7th, 2015
John Coleman
Music that stand the test of time.. warming us up on this winter Saturday morning !!

10:12 AM, February 7th, 2015
David MacMillan
This interview with David is great! David from Oakville

10:35 AM, February 7th, 2015
Paul Winchell
After years of being beyond the reach of CKCU FM, I am delighted to find you guys keeping up Chopper's tradition on the internet. I tuned in late, but am enjoying listening to David. This is great. I owe Chopper, and all of you (Chris, Gene, Arthur, Dean...) SO much. Sail on, and thank you.

10:37 AM, February 7th, 2015
Kenny Butterill
Really terrific!!

10:41 AM, February 7th, 2015
Frank Smith
This new, old song is marvelous. Rich songcraft. I will be picking up Songs From The Lost and Found very soon. Congratulations David!

10:43 AM, February 7th, 2015
warren in chelsea
Never understood the music biz. Hearing this, I understand it even less. Some journey! All's well that ends well.

10:43 AM, February 7th, 2015
Dave Sampson
The story of the lost tapes comes from a storage unit Richard Patterson had. There was a major leak in the unit that destroyed much of what was in it and Richard lost a lot of his records and some tapes. Thankfully, these tapes were stored at his home.

10:43 AM, February 7th, 2015
Rocket Rob
Great to hear these lost songs of David's I have 3 copies ordered , sending a couple out to friends

10:46 AM, February 7th, 2015
Bob McKenna
How great to hear you back, David. We've missed you terribly! We need to know where to get ahold of this album, so many of us want it, even unheard, so don't let that slip. If it's David Wiffin voice it will be good. Please let us know what's going on....! Really hope to see you again soon..

10:49 AM, February 7th, 2015
Frank Smith
I think the album is available now in town at Compact Music! That's where I'm heading this weekend.

10:52 AM, February 7th, 2015
Dave Sampson
For those looking, the CD is available world wide via Amazon and can be downloaded at Itunes(I just checked). It's on True North Records & Mousehole Music.

10:56 AM, February 7th, 2015
Richard Smith
Golden voice, great interview, thank you

10:58 AM, February 7th, 2015
awesome interview thanks for the shout out!

10:58 AM, February 7th, 2015
Joyce MacPhee
Very insightful interview that I really enjoyed. Looking forward to hearing the new album!

11:02 AM, February 7th, 2015
anne winship
Wow wonderful music and background. had me crying into my organic a good way.

11:03 AM, February 7th, 2015
Bob McKenna
'Already commented that it was terrific to hear David's interview, and that there is a new album. I wish someone would help out though by getting him on Facebook and anything else that would give all of his albums some notoriety. He is just not out there on social media, so only us diehards know he is still around, and even 'we' only hear through the grapvine.

11:42 AM, February 7th, 2015
Dave Sampson
Well, as a bonus(for those who don't already know), David Wiffen's 1971 self titled Fantasy records LP was reissued on both CD and Vinyl last year. The CD contains a few bonus tracks taken from David's "Missing tapes" archive. Something Ian McLeish & myself helped out on-along with getting the "Songs from the Lost & Found" album put together. A labor of love for sure.

12:14 PM, February 7th, 2015
Barbara Buston Wheelock
How wonderful to listen to David's long-lost song recordings. Your interview with him, about his music and his life, brought back so many memories of David in Ottawa in the 60s and 70s - Le Hibou, Treble Clef, SAW Gallery, the Folk Festival, the farm. Writing a story with a song. Shared stories, some. A troubadour, a poet, he told our stories too.

8:06 PM, February 7th, 2015
Ian McLeish
Imagine my feelings when I played these tapes for the first time and heard these songs. Why were they not released? This material was as good as or better than his other albums. I knew I had to get a CD out. It took almost four years for it to all come together, but now everyone can share the joy of "new" David Wiffen material. Thanks to David Sampson, as ever, for great sound and to Joanne & David Wiffen, as well as David MacMillan at True North ....(these are all the Daves I know).

12:19 AM, February 8th, 2015
just when I thought 'd get thru a day without missing Ottawa I tune into CKCU and this amazing show. Love to you all my crazy Canadian friends

3:06 PM, February 8th, 2015
Great news i'm an Italian fan... David Wiffen is one of my all time favs. And thanks to Rocket Rob for the gift...

3:56 PM, February 8th, 2015
David you have many fans in Italy.

4:09 PM, February 8th, 2015
Steve O'Grady
An unexpected treat! So good, so great. And he lives just down the road from me. :)

9:42 AM, February 9th, 2015
David you are welcome in Italy!

3:06 PM, February 9th, 2015
Robert Reid
Doesn't get any better than David Wiffen pulling the curtain back on his life. Lost & Found is a gem.

10:11 AM, February 18th, 2015
This is wonderful..I am in the mountains of Southern India and I stumbled on this...David has a beautiful voice and what gorgeous music

9:28 AM, December 5th, 2015
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