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Stranger Songs
Tuesday May 31st, 2022 with Mike Regenstreif
Reflections on Freedom

The theme on this edition of Stranger Songs is Reflections on Freedom. The very idea of Freedom is not something we can be complacent about. As one of the songs on the show notes, Freedom is a Constant Struggle. 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
Hymn to Freedom
Lois Deloatch - Hymn to Freedom: Homage to Oscar Peterson - Improv Media Canadian
Freedom is a Constant Struggle
Ken Whiteley - Freedom Blues - Borealis Canadian
Crybabies Caravan
James Gordon - Crybabies Caravan – single - James Gordon Canadian
Freedom Doesn't Come for Free
Billy Bragg - The Million Things That Never Happened - Cooking Vinyl
Follow the Drinking Gourd
Kim & Reggie Harris - Steal Away: Songs of the Underground Railroad - Appleseed
No More Auction Block
Khari Wendell McClelland - Freedom Singer - Khari Wendell McClelland Canadian
fragment of The Stranger Song
Leonard Cohen - Songs of Leonard Cohen - Columbia/Legacy Canadian
Freedom Trilogy: Oh Freedom, Come & Go with Me, I’m On My Way
Odetta - Gonna Let It Shine - M.C.
The Price of Freedom
Crabtree & Mills - Freedom - Free & Easy Music Canadian
Standing in Freedom’s Name
Reggie Harris - On Solid Ground - Reggie Harris Music
No Easy Walk to Freedom
Peter, Paul & Mary - No Easy Walk to Freedom - Gold Castle
The video of this performance of “Ukrainian Now” is at this link.
Ukrainian Now
John McCutcheon with Tom Paxton, Noel Paul Stookey, Peter Yarrow, Bill Miller, Tret Fure, Holly Near, Joe Jencks, Emma’s Revolution, Rebel Voices, Crys Matthews, Carrie Newcomer & Christine Lavin - Ukrainian Now – single - Appalsongs New
Ženeme čas/We’re chasing time
Lenka Lichtenberg - Thieves of Dreams - Six Degrees Canadian New
By My Silence
SONiA disappear fear - By My Silence - Disappear
Long Walk to Freedom
Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Long Walk to Freedom - Heads Up International
Stayed On Freedom
Eric Bibb - Get Onboard - Telarc
Rosie Jane
Rosalie Sorrels - No Closing Chord: The Songs of Malvina Reynolds - Red House
Roll Call
Eric Bogle - A Toss of the Coin - Greentrax
Judy Collins - Portrait of an American Girl - Wildflower
Hymn to Freedom
Oscar Peterson - Night Train - Verve Canadian
Interactive CKCU
Haymarket hillbilly;-)
What I want to hear is, "We're ALL mad as hell & not gonna take it anymore!!!" Real Freedom for All!

3:54 PM, May 31st, 2022
The root is Anger & it has to be listened to...listened to...listened to...

3:58 PM, May 31st, 2022
Mike Regenstreif (host)
I hear you, Hillbilly.

4:04 PM, May 31st, 2022

4:20 PM, May 31st, 2022
Got that old "Strange Songs Freedom!" Hallelujah!!!;-) great harp!

4:38 PM, May 31st, 2022
had a lot of Rosie Janes as a Welfare Field Worker, Cabbagetown, Trawna... would never talk like that to em...jus sayin'

4:54 PM, May 31st, 2022
Mike Regenstreif (host)
You must have had some compassion, HB. The point of that song is to show the indifference that many American officials had before Roe V. Wade -- and now that Roe V. Wade is about to disappear south of the border.

4:59 PM, May 31st, 2022
Lenka L
Thanks for choosing Chasing Time, Mike. Oppression, subjugation and attempted destruction of peoples, fighting back, hope for a better future- and even revenge. It's all there.

9:18 PM, May 31st, 2022