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Stranger Songs
Tuesday January 4th, 2022 with Mike Regenstreif
The Folk Roots of Rock ‘n’ Roll and The Rock ‘n’ Roll Branches of Folk Music – rock ‘n’ roll artists sing folk songs and folk-rooted artists sing rock ‘n’ roll songs

The theme for this edition of Stranger Songs is "The Folk Roots of Rock ‘n’ Roll and The Rock ‘n’ Roll Branches of Folk Music – rock ‘n’ roll artists sing folk songs and folk-rooted artists sing rock ‘n’ roll songs." 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
House of the Rising Sun
The Animals - The Animals - ABCKO
Alley Oop
Dave Van Ronk - Dave Van Ronk and The Hudson Dusters - Verve Forecast
Rock Island Line
Little Richard - Folkways: A Vision Shared – A Tribute to Woody Guthrie and Lead Belly - Columbia
Twenty Four Hours from Tulsa
Ian & Sylvia - Play One More - Vanguard Canadian
James Alley Blues
David Johansen and the Harry Smiths - David Johansen and the Harry Smiths - Chesky
Duke of Earl
Last Forever - Trainfare Home - StorySound
Man of Constant Sorrow
Rod Stewart - Handbags and Gladrags: The Essential Rod Stewart - Spectrum
Get a Job
Original Sloth Band - Whoopee After Midnight - Sloth Canadian
John Henry
Ronnie Hawkins - The Folk Ballads of Ronnie Hawkins - Edsel Canadian
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?
Finest Kind - Silks & Spices - Fallen Angle Music Canadian
My Creole Belle
John Oates - Arkansas - PS
Young Love
Chaim Tannenbaum, Kate & Anna McGarrigle & Lily Lanken - The McGarrigle Hour - Hannibal Canadian
Ain't No More Cane on the Brazos
The Band - The Band: 50th Anniversary Edition - Capitol Canadian
Too Much Monkey Business
Tom Rush - Tom Rush/Take a Little Walk with Me - BGO
Jacob's Ladder
Bruce Springsteen - We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions - Columbia
I'm a Believer
Brooksie Wells - Stops Time - Down Home Dive New
Sloop John B
The Beach Boys - Fifty Big Ones: Greatest Hits - Capitol
Whispering Bells
Jesse Winchester - A Reasonable Amount of Trouble - Appleseed Canadian
Cotton Fields
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Willy and the Poor Boys - Fantasy
Kathy & Carol - The Village Out West: The Lost Tapes of Alan Oakes – Field Recordings of the 1960s California Folk Music Scene - Smithsonian Folkways
Long Time Man
Johnny Rivers - Johnny Rivers Rocks the Folk - Imperial
Shake, Rattle and Roll
Doc Watson - Docabilly - Sugar Hill
It Takes a Worried Man
Brook Benton - The Boll Weevil Song - Mercury
Pinball Wizard
Mary McCaslin - Old Friends - Philo
Shallow Brown
Sting - Rogues’ Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys - Anti-
Mr. Blue
Huxtable, Christensen & Hood - Melancholy Babies - Front Hall
Come Softly to Me
The Roches - Another World - Warner Bros.
Interactive CKCU

11:07 AM, January 4th, 2022
Joanne Hurley
Good show today, Mike. I was aware of a number of these, but it was interesting to hear some that I had never heard before.

12:14 PM, January 4th, 2022
Mike Regenstreif (host)
Thanks Hillbilly. Thanks Joanne.

3:15 PM, January 4th, 2022
steve Pritchard
Hi Mike,,, interesting show today,,, lots of depth to it. I found some of the folk artist truely covered the rock artists beautifully, some did not , infact some were awful, painful to listen actually. Its the harmony singing that does it.. I got my introduction to harmony singing through rock from the mid to late 50's as did most folkies my age. and especially bluegrass .

7:36 PM, January 4th, 2022
Mike Regenstreif (host)
Thanks Steve. Always appreciate your listening and comments.

10:56 PM, January 4th, 2022
Loved it! Always something unexpected.

10:06 PM, January 7th, 2022
Mike Regenstreif (host)
Thanks Jan.

11:00 PM, January 7th, 2022