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DW World History provides the most detailed productions on the ancient civilizations throughout the world. Each series takes viewers through the timeline of World History, one civilization at a time. Together we explore the rise and fall of of the great empires and reveal how men and women shaped the world we know today. Detailed Maps, Study Guides, Publication & Documentary Reviews and Podcasts are available on our website.
 
Iconic Canadian broadcaster Terry David Mulligan has conducted some truly memorable interviews over the span of his 50 year career. The Mulligan Stew podcast features some of Terry's best interviews, past and present. Expect intimate and engaging conversations with compelling characters from the world of music, film, wine, food and beyond.
 
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Adrian is an inspiration, who makes great music, and is proving that music careers can happen for independent Indigenous artists who still live on First Nations. With the inaugural National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, it’s a time to include the voice of an artist like Adrian Sutherland – one of the only professional musicians in Canada who li…
 
Last Saturday I had Melissa McClelland and Luke Doucet – Whitehorse – on Mulligan Stew CKUA We shook the place up “real good” but this is the complete interview. Room for both Melissa and Luke to expand on the “Happy Hour Live” experience from their living room during the lockdown. They walk and talk us through their new album Strike Me Down and th…
 
Kímmapiiyipitssini: [GEE-maa-bee-bit-sin] (A Blackfoot word that means “giving kindness to each other”) Elle–Máijá Tailfeathers’ film witnesses radical and profound change in her community. Kímmapiiyipitssini: The Meaning of Empathy is an intimate portrait of survival, love, and the collective work of healing in the Kainai First Nation in Southern …
 
For some artists that’s an eternity. For Martha it's called “having a life”. The life included the breakup of her marriage. Fighting for custody of her children. Opening a bistro that became a studio. Having to justify being a female artist who’s also a mother. The feedback was “surely you can’t be both”? The album is called Love will be reborn whi…
 
Silver Cup is David Gogo’s 16th full album... Feels like he’s shifted gear on his 59 Mustang. Gone are the amps and electric guitars. This is a roost, acoustic GoGo but pushed by producer Steve Mariner and great session players. Silver Cup is released October 7th and Dave will guest on Mulligan Stew CKUA Radio Saturday, October 8th. This is an adva…
 
We end the Ancient Near East Timeline in this action-packed episode. We begin with Xerxes and his invasion of Greece and end with the campaigns of Alexander the Great! This Podcast series is also available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, and TuneIn. See more resources, maps, and information at: https://www.dwworldhistory…
 
The Barenaked Ladies 16th album is called Detour de Force. More wordplay from a band that majors in it. Right? I knew this album would be different when I saw a track written by bassist Jim Creegan called Paul Chambers. Who writes a pop song about a legendary bass player (Kind of Blue) as a metaphor? Ed himself wrote the amazing Live Well, a song a…
 
We follow Cambyses II, who takes the Persian Empire into Egypt. His successor Darius I begins the First Invasion of Greece as a result of the Ionian Revolt. This Podcast series is also available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, and TuneIn. See more resources, maps, and information at: https://www.dwworldhistory.com Checko…
 
Every once in a while all of the planning goes OUT THE WINDOW. This week’s Podcast for example. I always knew there would be a complete interview with Suzie Ungerleider (Oh Suzanna). Her new 10th album is called My Name Is Suzie Ungerleider and the story behind the title tells quite a tale. The music is the best she’s ever released. So, the complet…
 
We begin our focus on the Persians with Cyrus the Great, who began the largest empire of the Ancient Near East. We also feature Zoroaster and his worship of Ahura Mazda and how this deity became the main Persian religion. This Podcast series is also available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, and TuneIn. See more resources…
 
Vince Ditrich has been a pal for many years. Lives in the neighborhood but we spend 20 years bumping into each other. Me as a broadcaster and VJ. Vince as the drummer of the legendary Celtic/punk band Spirit of the West. SOTW is no more. They lost their leader, the brilliant John Mann to Alzheimer’s. Here’s to you John. Vince has been writing for y…
 
The final interview from the 2021 Calgary folk music festival. Dan Mangan – artist, entrepreneur, father, husband, and surprisingly a great middle-distance swimming champion. Two time Juno winner Dan’s most recent album was More or Less. (2018) After many years of small venue performances, Dan co-founded Side Door Access with Laura Simpson. “We bel…
 
Tom Wilson. A true rock and roll Rennaisance Man Rocker. Roots shapeshifter. A folkie and a punk. Singer, songwriter, author, and Mohawk Warrior. This time around we talk about getting back on the road after the Pandemic. The many projects he set in motion once he was locked down. The most interesting thought Tom shares is that he’s “ not that guy …
 
If you happen to be out of the country or sleeping or bowling with your co-workers you may have missed the first of four outstanding Mulligan Stew Podcasts last weekend. The first was Frazey Ford. Still to come Dan Mangan and Tom Wilson. This week our guest is William Prince. You may have discovered William via his first album Earthly Days (2015) o…
 
Frazey Ford. In a music business filled to the brim with coulda, shoulda and woulda’s – Frazey Ford is the real deal. Her latest album is U kin B the Sun Behind a singular voice..as comfortable on a folk festival stage in Calgary as a jazz festival stage in London (2 nights) ..she is a joy to hear and behold. Frazey has overcome. Family dynamics, b…
 
It’s not often that we double back on a previous interview. There has to be something interesting that makes them candidates. What we have here are two separate interviews with the co-founders of Hall of Fame/Juno winning band Blue Rodeo., plus Greg Keelor and Jim Cuddy both have solo careers on the go. I talked to Greg in March and Jim 3 weeks ago…
 
We follow the Assyrian King Assurbanipal and his famous library, the Fall of the Neo-Assyrian Empire, and the Neo-Babylonian Empire with Nebuchadnezzar II. We take you through it all in this action-packed episode! This Podcast series is also available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, and TuneIn. See more resources, maps, …
 
Jim Cuddy was standing at the door of his Toronto house waiting for the cab that would take him to Saskatchewan and the 2020 Junos when the phone rang and he discovered it was canceled because of Covid. Instead, he headed to his small country home and started writing. Then slowly gathered his Jim Cuddy Band – one at a time – and created tracks for …
 
Steve Marriner is our special guest this week on Mulligan Stew. We know Steve from the award-winning Monkey Junk and the very popular Manx Marriner Mainline. He’s a singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer. Hope Dies Last is his second solo album. His first was in 2006. (He’s been just a tad busy) HDL has 15 musicians in the credits..…
 
King Sennacherib and King Esarhaddon continue to expand the mighty Assyrian Empire! The Babylonian King, Merodach-Baladan, returns to again to cause more trouble; King Hezekiah of Judah seeks out a miracle; and Esarhaddon takes on Egypt against the Nubians and the 25th Dynasty! The Neo-Assyrian Empire has arrived! This Podcast series is also availa…
 
The very special interview guest is Leeroy Stagger bringing with him new music from his forthcoming album Dystopian Weekends. Leeroy lets us know that unlike the last two albums he made for wider audiences. This one he made for him. Leeroy also talks about hosting Dirty Windshields on CKUA. It got him through the lockdown. Dystopian Weekends captur…
 
This weeks guest is singer/songwriter Romi Mayes (Winnipeg) But she’s not introducing a tour or a new album. In 2021, she’s the Senior Producer for Curbside Concerts. A company started in 2020 by Matt Masters and Amanda Burgener. They could both see, because of Covid, that artists in Canada were going to have a hard time working, gathering together…
 
This week's guest is Terry Wickham. The hard-working and much-admired Producer of the Edmonton Folk Music Festival. Thing is – there is no Festival this year. However, after much discussion, they have come up with a Plan B. To quote The Doobie Brothers they’re Taking it to the Streets. It reminds me of Dan Mangan’s Sidedoor concept. Hosts need arti…
 
In this episode, we’ll follow the early years of the Neo-Assyrian Empire and the rulers that created one of the most feared people of the ancient world. This Podcast series is also available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, and TuneIn. See more resources, maps, and information at: https://www.dwworldhistory.com Checkout t…
 
Canada’s Music Awards – The Junos – take place Sunday night. 50 years ago, the first-ever Folksinger of the Year Juno went to Bruce Cockburn. Also nominated were Joni Mitchell and Great Speckled Bird featuring Ian and Sylvia) Our guest this week Bruce Cockburn won 13 more Junos over the past 50 years. He’s nominated again for his brilliant instrume…
 
We first interviewed singer/player/producer/writer Daniel Lanois last November. 7 Grammy Awards. Juno Winner. Order of Canada. At that time he had recorded his next album Heavy Sun and the first single (Under a) Heavy Sun had been released. That’s all we could talk about so we headed off into his amazing influence on a wing of the Rock and Roll Hal…
 
Assyria develops the foundation to their great empire! We'll explore the Assyrian Political System, Ninth Century Expansion, King Ashurnasirpal II,, and Shalmaneser III in this episode! This Podcast series is also available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, and TuneIn. See more resources, maps, and information at: https://…
 
Bob Dylan turns 80 years wise on Monday the 24th. As part of our coverage at CKUA, I started digging into old interviews looking for comments on Bob’s music, influence, and legacy. I’m delighted to bring you a select group of artists who bring insight into the singular artist we’re celebrating. A man for many. Matched by few. Bob Dylan – Thank you …
 
The Late Bronze Age Collapse, often referred to as the Mycenaean Palatial Civilization Collapse, destroyed many of the cities and civilizations we have discussed so far. It also fundamentally changed technologies, language, social systems, and more! This Podcast series is also available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, an…
 
Our CKUA Radio Network Neighbour has always been Holger Petersen’s Natch’l Blues. It’s the greatest lead in any show could have. 2 hours of blues. Holger celebrated 50 years of Hosting Natch’l Blues in 2019 But that’s not all Holger has accomplished. He co-founded Edmonton Folk Festival Co-founded Stoney Plain Records. (Over 400 releases) Founded A…
 
In this episode we focus on the Kassite Dynasty, which began after Babylon was sacked by the Hittites at the end of episode 05, after the Old Babylonian Period. We then discuss the beginning of the Assyrians and how their culture first developed. This Podcast series is also available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, and T…
 
Jordan Hart tells the story of discovering CKUA Radio. He asked, “what album am I listening to?” Told it was a radio station. CKUA! His reply was “There’s no radio station that cool” With this podcast Jordan has come full circle. Back to CKUA Radio. In 2019, Alberta singer/songwriter Jordan Hart embarked on a 100-day straight busking challenge in T…
 
If you are lucky enough to work on the media side of the music business over the years and if you’re honest in your relationships with artists, many of them become friends. Rob Baker and Craig Northey are friends and together they’re making music again as Strippers Union. It took 10 years to record and release their third album called The Undertaki…
 
In this episode we focus on the rise and fall of the Hittite Empire. They were completely unknown until the early twentieth century and, although they were a very powerful kingdom, the details of their history remains somewhat vague. This Podcast series is also available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, and TuneIn. See mo…
 
I heard someone say “Valerie June is an overnight sensation.” Well, just so you know It only took 39 years. Her Tennessee family was strong but had many hurdles to overcome. Valerie started performing at 19 in Memphis. After she ended a marriage to her partner and husband she worked minimum wages and some really seedy joints but kept moving forward…
 
Greg Keelor. Co-Founder, co-Singer, co-Writer of one of Canada’s premier bands Blue Rodeo. Share the Love is his 6th solo album. When asked did he know how many he has done and what the names are the answer was No. And that was the first question. I had another 45 minutes of questions. Now what? Greg spun his first story about he and Jimmy Bowskill…
 
Vancouver's Mint Records yesterday released Soon-Yin Lee and Adam Litovitz jooj two album. Behind the release, there’s a very personal story – the love and loss between Sook and Adam. "When we were making the song ‘Wrecking Heart’, Adam and I looked at each other, blown away by this song that was like nothing we’d ever written. It began with a supe…
 
Nomadland may very well win the Oscar for Best Film. It’s been winning lots of other awards. We have interviews with the actual Nomads who the story, book, and screenplay were written about, and who play themselves in the film. Swankie, Linda May, Bob Wells plus the author of the book Jessica Bruder. Subscribe to the MulliganStew podcast on Apple P…
 
Dominique Fils-Aime – Three Little Words (Here’s my 3 words – Amazing. Stunning. Sensational) Dominique has released the third of her trilogy of albums. First was Nameless in 2018. Then came the Juno winning Stay Tuned in 2019 and now Three Little Words on 2021. Destined for a career that will cover the Music World. What a talent. I loved this conv…
 
In this episode we focus on the Old Babylonian Period, the eight kingdoms, and the rise and fall of the Babylonian Empire under Hammurabi. This Podcast series is also available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, and TuneIn. See more resources, maps, and information at: https://www.dwworldhistory.com Checkout the video versi…
 
Our guest this week is Annebelle Mauger. Manager of Imagine Van Gogh. The immersive ground-breaking installation that’s gaining profile all over the World. It opens at Vancouver’s Convention and Exhibition Centre March 19 – June 11 and in Edmonton Expo Centre March 27 – May 2 https://vancouver.imagine-vangogh.com/information/ https://edmonton.imagi…
 
In this episode we follow the rise and fall of the Akkadian Empire and the Third Dynasty of Ur, also known as the Neo-Sumerian Empire. We also focus on Sargon the Great, the Guti, Ur-Nammu, Shulgi and more. This Podcast series is also available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, and TuneIn. See more resources, maps, and inf…
 
1.6 MILLION + MONTHLY LISTENERS ON SPOTIFY! OVER 406 MILLION ALL-TIME STREAMS ON SPOTIFY! SOLD OUT CANADIAN DATES ON 2019 TOUR! “For fans who’ve been following Ziggy's career from day dot, his increasing popularity wouldn't come as a shock. To everyone else, the Ziggy story is probably still something of a surprise. He's a self-made success, and it…
 
Ariel Posen is an admitted guitar-for-hire. I discovered him through the music of The Bros Landreth. Joey and David were the first to take me aside and say “watch that guy…he’s much more than a guitar player.” And so we arrive at that moment when Ariel steps out with his second solo album Headway. His songs. His band. His voice. Pure Posen And just…
 
We begin this episode with a focus on Babylonia during the Early Dynastic Period, from 2900-2350 B.C. We also discuss the Sumerian King List and the Umma - Lagash Border Conflict. This Podcast series is also available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, and TuneIn. See more resources, maps, and information at: https://www.dw…
 
Last Saturday Singer/Songwriter, Educator, Social Activist, Mother, and leader Buffy Saint Marie celebrated her 80th Birthday. She had some cake and called us from her home in Hawaii. (Keep your ears open for chickens and roosters in the yard and about 15 minutes in a huge rainstorm pounds the roof. She does live in a rainforest after all) Because …
 
Summer camp meets Spinal Tap as we journey to Rock' n' Roll Fantasy Camp, where dreamers from across America and around the world gather to shred with their heroes - and learn to rock like the legends. Rock Camp is an institution and cultural phenomenon that has been going on in Los Angeles, New York, and other cities since 1996. Rock Camp is the b…
 
We begin the chronological journey with a quick study on the Prehistoric Timeline leading up to the development of writing. This Podcast series is also available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, and TuneIn. See more resources, maps, and information at: https://www.dwworldhistory.com Checkout the video version at: https://…
 
Kris Kristofferson has retired. What a road he walked in his lifetime. Hung around Johnny Cash’s studio as the janitor and pitched him multiple songs ((he talks about it here) Helped to start the songwriting trend in Nashville that brought respectability to Country Music (he talks about it here) Joined Waylon, Willie, and Johnny to form The Highway…
 
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