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Stranger Songs
Tuesday March 23rd, 2021 with Mike Regenstreif
A Tribute to the late Bob Nesbitt, founder and director of the Ottawa Grassroots Festival.

This week’s Stranger Songs is a tribute to Ottawa folk music volunteer extraordinaire Bob Nesbitt, the founder and director of the Ottawa Grassroots Festival. Bob died of lung cancer at age 81 on February 27 and all of the music on this edition of Stranger Songs is by just some of the artists that Bob presented at the Ottawa Grassroots Festival over the years. Read Bob's obituary in the Ottawa Citizen at this link. https://ottawacitizen.com/entertainment/obituary-grassroots-festival-founder-bob-nesbitt-inspired-volunteers
fragment of The Stranger Song
Leonard Cohen - Songs of Leonard Cohen - Columbia/Legacy Canadian
Million Brilliant
Lynn Miles - Downpour - Lynn Miles Canadian
Dancing Shoes
Moore & McGregor - Dream with Me - Ivernia Canadian
Singer of the Sacred Heart
Connie Kaldor - Out of the Blue - Coyote Canadian
Little Bird
Sneezy Waters - Sneezy Waters Live - Sneezy Waters Canadian
Oleaster
Shawna Caspi - Forest Fire - Shawna Caspi Canadian
I Skipped a Stone
Old Man Luedecke - Easy Money - True North Canadian
Only One
Ana Miura - Cool is the Daylight - Ana Miura Canadian
A Telephone Ring
Howie Hooper - The Art of Procrastination - Howie Hooper Canadian
Chikkaboodah Stew
Durham County Poets - Chikkaboodah Stew - Durham County Poets Canadian
Trouble in Mind
Missy Burgess - Missy Burgess with The Blue Train Live - Missy Burgess Canadian
Sonny Boy Said
Vince Halfhide - Vince Halfhide - Vince Halfhide Canadian
This year, because of COVID-19, the Ottawa Grassroots Festival will take place online from April 23-25 and they’ve announced that James Keelaghan, who first played at the Ottawa Grassroots Festival in 2014, will headline the Friday night concert. Visit www.ottawagrassrootsfestival.com for more information.
Cold Missouri Waters
James Keelaghan - History: The First 25 Years - Borealis Canadian
Think of Me
Jessica Pearson & The East Wind - Grave and Garden Songs - Jessica Pearson & The East Wind Canadian
I Only See the Sun
Greg Kelly - Ghosts - Greg Kelly Canadian
I Can't Stop
Toasted Westerns - Out to Lunch - Moo Music Canadian
Whiskey Stone Blues
Russ Kelley - In Plain Sight - Ark Road Music Productions Canadian
In and Out of Harmony
Tannis Slimmon - In and Out of Harmony - Tannis Slimmon Canadian
Old Campfires
Garnet Rogers - Summer's End - Snow Goose Songs Canadian
Remember Me
Jamie Anderson - Songs from Home - Jamie Anderson Canadian
One Lone Loon
Rick Fines - Solar Powered Too - Rick Fines Canadian
Wolf of Time
Amanda Rheaume - Holding Patterns - Amanda Rheaume Canadian
Feel Just Like Goin' On
Ken Whiteley and the Beulah Band - Ken Whiteley and the Beulah Band - Borealis Canadian
Circle of Song
Chris White - Music All Around - Chris White Canadian
fragment of The Stranger Song
Leonard Cohen - Songs of Leonard Cohen - Columbia/Legacy Canadian
Interactive CKCU
Joanne Hurley
Great song choices again today! Starting off with one of my favorites - Lynn Miles.

12:22 PM, March 23rd, 2021
Mike Regenstreif (host)
Thanks Joanne.

3:14 PM, March 23rd, 2021
Karen Oxorn
The set list is a wonderful souvenir of the terrific programming Bob presented at Grassroots every year; such fond memories.

3:39 PM, March 23rd, 2021
Chris White
Thank you for doing this tribute, Mike!

3:47 PM, March 23rd, 2021
Mike Regenstreif
Thanks Karen. Thanks Chris.

4:01 PM, March 23rd, 2021
Karen Oxorn
Loving "Remember Me" by Jamie Anderson!

4:43 PM, March 23rd, 2021
Karen Oxorn
Lovely show and perfect ending with Chris and Tony's song.

4:59 PM, March 23rd, 2021
Mike Regenstreif (host)
Thanks again, Karen.

5:19 PM, March 23rd, 2021