Saturday, April 22, 2017

Roots Radio 19 - "O Canada! - Folk Songs From The Great White North" Part 2

Parts of the second half of the "O Canada!" radio show broadcast in Los Angeles on March 18th, 2017. One segment includes several classic Canadian roots songs, and the other consists of reflections on the lives and careers of two folk icons of the country who passed away in the latter half of 2016, Oscar Brand and Leonard Cohen, with representative musical selections from each. 


Show Theme: From "Forever And A Day" By The Kingston Trio 

Gordon Lightfoot - Bitter Green 
Joni Mitchell - Morning, Morgantown
Neil Young - Long May You Run 
Ian&Sylvia - Four Rode By  

Oscar Brand - The Bootlegger's Song 
Oscar Brand - Roll Your Leg Over 
Oscar Brand - When I First Came To This Land 
Leonard Cohen - Suzanne 
Leonard Cohen - A Woman Waiting 
Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Roots Radio 18 - "O Canada! - Folk Songs From Our Favourite Neighbours In The Great White North"

Songs old and new, traditional and modern, in French and English from the large and friendly country to our immediate north - a country with its own vibrant folk traditions and active folk music culture to this very day. This is the first hour of a March 18th radio broadcast, one that features among other music some of the roots music winners from 2016 for both the Juno Awards (Canada's Grammys) and the Canadian Folk Music Awards.

Opening: Farewell To Nova Scotia - Stompin' Tom Connors


Bruce Cockburn - Ribbon of Darkness
k.d. laing - After The Gold Rush
Neil Young - Four Strong Winds
Ian and Sylvia - Early Mornin' Rain
Cowboy Junkies - Tired Eyes


David Francey - Holy Ground
Chaim Tannenbaum - The Moonshiner
Les Souers Boulay - Maison
Pharis&Jason Romero - The Dying Soldier
Buffy Ste. Marie - Farm In The Middle Of Nowhere

Alexandre Belliard - Un Canadien Errant
West My Friend - Home By The Sea