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Stranger Songs
Tuesday April 13th, 2021 with Mike Regenstreif
Train Songs

The theme on Stranger Songs this week is Train Songs. Trains and what they represent have been fodder for song creators since the 19th century and today’s show will not even scratch the surface – so you can be sure we’ll do another train show sometime. Click on LISTEN NOW to hear this show. Click on LISTEN to hear the current CKCU broadcast.
fragment of The Stranger Song
Leonard Cohen - Songs of Leonard Cohen - Columbia/Legacy Canadian
Waiting for a Train
Eve Goldberg - Ever Brightening Day - Sweet Patootie Canadian
Hear That Lonesome Whistle
James Talley - Journey – The Second Voyage - Cimarron
Rock Island Line
Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee - Blues Masters, Vol. 5 - Storyville
Freight Train
Preservation Hall Jazz Band & Ani DiFranco - Preservation - Preservation Hall
Northshore Train
Bill Garrett - Bill Garrett - Borealis Canadian
Blow Your Whistle, Freight Train
Happy & Artie Traum - Hard Times in the Country - Rounder
Steel Rail Blues
Seldom Scene - Changes - Rounder Canadian
Canadian Railroad Trilogy
Gordon Lightfoot - Songbook - Warner Archives/Rhino Canadian
Take the A Train
Craig Duncan - Bluegrass Swing - Green Hill Productions
Hobo's Lullaby
Crowes Pasture - Crowes Pasture - Crowes Pasture
Mean Old Frisco
Mountain City Four - Mountain City Four - Peter Weldon Canadian
Old 97
Last Forever - No Place Like Home/Last Forever - 2nd Story Sound
City of New Orleans
Arlo Guthrie - Here Come the Kids - Rising Son
Morning Train
Veronika Jackson - The Woman I Am - Acoustic with Heart Productions
Talkin' Wolverine 14
Rosalie Sorrels - Travelin’ Lady Rides Again - Green Linnet
Talkin' Casey
Andy Cohen - Tryin’ to Get Home - Earwig
I Rode 'Em All
Anne Hills - Tracks - Hand & Heart Music
Choo Choo Ch'Boogie
Louis Jordan - The Later Years 1953-1957 - JSP
When that Midnight Choo Choo Leaves for Alabam’
Jackie Washington - Midnight Choo Choo - Borealis Canadian
Cannonball Blues
Sue Foley - The Ice Queen - Stony Plain Canadian
The Panama Limited
Tom Rush - Tom Rush/Take a Little Walk with Me (BGO) - BGO
Wabash Cannonball/Tolono
Utah Phillips - Good Though! - Philo
Train in the Rain
Bruce Cockburn - Speechless - True North Canadian
Interactive CKCU
Joanne Hurley
Looking forward to this show, the day after my first dose of vaccine. I'm sure I'll enjoy all of the songs, and maybe even discover someone new.

10:42 AM, April 12th, 2021
Mike Regenstreif (host)
Thanks Joanne. My first dose will be on Saturday.

5:10 PM, April 12th, 2021
Joanne Hurley
Very enjoyable show.

1:05 PM, April 13th, 2021
Mike Regenstreif (host)
Thanks again, Joanne.

3:07 PM, April 13th, 2021
Thanks for Mean Old Frisco Mike Recall when we liked it loud ad raw.

10:51 AM, April 18th, 2021
Karen Rakos
I came across this great show while digging into the archives. Listening to this one before I listen to your new "Part 2" show. Thanks, Mike!

5:48 PM, June 11th, 2023