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Stranger Songs
Tuesday March 30th, 2021 with Mike Regenstreif
Theme: Songs Inspired by Bible Stories

Our theme on this week’s show – which falls during Passover and just before Easter – is Songs Inspired by Bible Stories. We’ll hear songs inspired by a variety of Bible stories, including songs inspired by both the Passover and Easter legends. Visit the Folk Roots/Folk Branches blog at
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Leonard Cohen - Songs of Leonard Cohen - Columbia/Legacy Canadian
Adam and Eve had the Blues
Maria Muldaur - Sweet and Slow - Stony Plain
Noah's Ark
Geoff Bartley - One Kind Word - Magic Crow
Pillar of Salt
Sharon Goldman - Kol Isha/A Woman's Voice - Sharon Goldman
Ram in the Thicket
Shelley Posen - Manna - Well Done Music Canadian
Story of Isaac
Leonard Cohen - Songs from a Room - Columbia/Legacy Canadian
Go Down Moses
Kim & Reggie Harris - Steal Away: Songs of the Underground Railroad - Appleseed
Pharaoh's Army
Jesse Winchester - Learn to Love It - Stony Plain Canadian
Walkin' in the Wilderness
Bob Franke - The Desert Questions - Robert J. Franke
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Leonard Cohen - Songs of Leonard Cohen - Columbia/Legacy Canadian
Little Moses
Margot Leverett & The Klezmer Mountain Boys with Hazel Dickens - 2nd Avenue Square Dance - Traditional Crossroads
Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho
Odetta - Best of the Vanguard Years - Vanguard
Samson & Delilah
Rory Block - I Belong to the Band: A Tribute to Rev. Gary Davis - Stony Plain
The Short Sisters - Live from Four States - Black Socks Press
Daniel Prayed
The High Bar Gang - Lost and Undone - True North Canadian
Ezekiel Saw the Wheel
Louis Armstrong - Louis and the Good Book - Verve
Rose of Sharon
Eliza Gilkyson - Your Town Tonight - Red House
Shelley Posen - Menorah: Songs from a Jewish Life - Well Done Music Canadian
SONiA disappear fear - By My Silence - Disappear Records Canadian
Jesus Met the Woman at the Well
Ian & Sylvia - Four Strong Winds - Vanguard Canadian
Blind Barnabas
Jackie Washington, Ken Whiteley & Mose Scarlett - Where Old Friends Meet - Pyramid Canadian
Two Little Fishes and Five Loaves of Bread
Odetta & The Holmes Brothers - Shout, Sister, Shout! A Tribute to Sister Rosetta Tharpe - M.C.
Never Said a Mumblin' Word
Josh White - The Josh White Stories, Vols. I & II - Jasmine
Were You There?
Mavis Staples & Lucky Peterson - Spirituals & Gospel - Gitanes
A Soldier's Report
David Olney - The Stone - Deadbeet
Wade in the Water
Charlie Haden & Hank Jones - Steal Away: Spirituals, Hymns and Folk Songs - Verve
Interactive CKCU
Joanne Hurley
Will surely be tuning in tomorrow morning.

11:23 AM, March 29th, 2021
Mike Regenstreif (host)
Thanks Joanne.

11:43 AM, March 29th, 2021
I'm enjoying these songs very much and will definitely play it again later in the week.

4:36 PM, March 30th, 2021
Mike Regenstreif (host)
Thanks Natalie.

4:38 PM, March 30th, 2021
Hi Mike, awesome show, thanks!!

4:39 PM, March 30th, 2021
Russ Thomas
You don't have to be a believer to appreciate the storytelling in these songs. Wonderful music too.

4:41 PM, March 30th, 2021
Mike Regenstreif (host)
Thanks Candace. Thanks Russ.

4:42 PM, March 30th, 2021