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Stranger Songs
Tuesday September 13th, 2022 with Mike Regenstreif
Songs of Gordon Lightfoot

The theme on this edition of Stranger Songs is Songs of Gordon Lightfoot – one of Canada’s greatest songwriters since the early-1960s. 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
Sit Down Young Stranger
Gordon Lightfoot - Songbook - Warner Archives/Rhino Canadian
Early Morning Rain
Eva Cassidy - Imagine - Blix Street Canadian
Steel Rail Blues
Spanky & Our Gang - Live - Mercury Canadian
Bitter Green
Mara Levine - Facets of Folk - Mara’s Creations Canadian
Long Thin Dawn
George Hamilton IV - Canadian Pacific - RCA Canadian
Rich Man’s Spiritual
Gordon Lightfoot - Lightfoot! - United Artists Canadian
The Way I Feel
Frida’s Brow - Frida’s Brow - Frida’s Brow Canadian
Did She Mention My Name
Frank Christian - Mister So and So - Palmetto Canadian
fragment of The Stranger Song
Leonard Cohen - Songs of Leonard Cohen - Columbia/Legacy Canadian
Sixteen Miles
Gordon Lightfoot - Lightfoot! - United Artists Canadian
Home from the Forest
Ronnie Hawkins - The Giant of Rock & Roll - Monument Canadian
For Lovin’ Me
Ian & Sylvia - Early Morning Rain - Vanguard Canadian
Wherefor and Why
Josh White, Jr. - Live at the Raven Gallery - Silverwolf Canadian
Canadian Railroad Trilogy
James Keelaghan - Beautiful: A Tribute to Gordon Lightfoot - Borealis/NorthernBlues Canadian
Don Quixote
Gordon Lightfoot - Songbook - Warner Archives/Rhino Canadian
Ribbon of Darkness
Rick Fines - Solar Powered - Rick Fines Canadian
If You Could Read My Mind
Gathering Time - Old Friends - Triple-G Records Canadian
It’s Worth Believin’
Claire Lynch & Bryan McDowell - North By South - Compass Canadian
Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald
Punch Brothers - Hell on Church Street - Nonesuch Canadian
Old Dan’s Records
Gordon Lightfoot - Songbook - Warner Archives/Rhino Canadian
Ten Degrees and Colder
Nanci Griffith - Other Voices/Other Rooms - Elektra Canadian
Sundown
Jesse Winchester - Beautiful: A Tribute to Gordon Lightfoot - Borealis/NorthernBlues Canadian
That Same Old Obsession
Maria Muldaur - Beautiful: A Tribute to Gordon Lightfoot - Borealis/NorthernBlues Canadian
Song for a Winter’s Night
Stephen Mendel - Sing Me a Story - Stephen Mendel Canadian
The Pony Man
Gordon Lightfoot - Songbook - Warner Archives/Rhino Canadian
Interactive CKCU
Paul Mills
Fabulous show, Mike!

10:40 AM, September 12th, 2022
Mike Regenstreif (host)
Thanks Paul.

10:49 AM, September 12th, 2022
dave mullis
👍👍

11:18 AM, September 12th, 2022
Mike Regenstreif (host)
Thanks Dave.

1:12 PM, September 12th, 2022
Joanne Hurley
So many great songs, so many great artists. Good show, Mike. I've always been partial to Jesse Winchester's interpretation of Sundown.

11:10 AM, September 13th, 2022
Mike Regenstreif (host)
Thanks Joanne.

12:00 PM, September 13th, 2022
Bill Gallaher
What a treat to hear Lightfoot's songs performed by other artists--many of whom I've not heard before--and their interpretations of them. But what's truly amazing to me is that the couple of dozen songs presented here are only a sample of the many terrific songs Lightfoot has written. Thoroughly enjoyable show, Mike!

4:39 PM, September 13th, 2022
Mike Regenstreif (host)
Thanks Bill. BTW, I recorded this week's edition of Canadian Spaces today and it includes the Conklin Ceilidh Band doing your song, Shadow Boats. https://cod.ckcufm.com/programs/129/57624.html

4:42 PM, September 13th, 2022
Robert melanson
Mmm, how comforting Gorgon Lghtfoot songs, and covers...brings back so many memories... especially enjoyed The Way I Feel by Frida’s Brow, did not know that one. Thanks Mike! More like "familiar" songs than "stranger" songs, eh ;)!

4:46 PM, September 13th, 2022
Mike Regenstreif (host)
Thanks Robert.

4:50 PM, September 13th, 2022
hillbilly
Luv "Gord The First". I been singing Sundown all summer!;-) Thanks!

4:54 PM, September 13th, 2022
hb
I remember the day he died!!;-) He handled it well!

4:55 PM, September 13th, 2022
Mike Regenstreif (host)
Thanks Hillbilly. As they say, the reports of his death were "premature."

4:56 PM, September 13th, 2022