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Rock & Roots REWIND: Week of January 10th 2022

This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from Willamena (The Same Way), Landon Lloyd Miller (Light Is Growing), David Byrne & Yo La Tengo (Who Has Seen The Wind), Bonobo Featuring Jordan Rakei (Shadows), Jack Broadbent (Ride), Japanese Breakfast (Slide Tackle), & Father John Misty (Funny Girl)!

Monday evening on Joe's Blues celebrated the life and musical legacies of those we lost in 2021. Featuring music from Mary Wilson, JD Crowe, Lloyd Price, Tom T Hall, Charlie Watts, Dusty Hill, Dr. Lonnie Smith, & more! The full playlist can be found here.

Saturday night on The Crunkadelic Funk Show was another installment in Unexpected Covers! Featured covers from Billy Preston (George Harrison), Tina Turner (Al Green), Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings (Shuggie Otis), The Bar-Kays (Traffic/Joe Cocker), Mavis Staples (Funkadelic), Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan (Stevie Wonder), & more! A full playlist can be found here.

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DeBraun Thomas fell in love with radio at a young age but only had interest in working in radio after learning Funk musician Sly Stone got his start in radio. A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Thomas moved to Lexington in 2009 to attend the University of Kentucky and pursue a career in radio. Thomas joined WRFL in 2009 and through the UK school of Journalism, Thomas had 2 features air on WUKY. In October of 2012, Thomas began interning at WUKY and produced the Unghosting of Medgar Evers. In August of 2013 Thomas became a staff member at WUKY and since that time, Thomas regularly produces the weekly segment Local Music Mondays which highlights local musicians in Lexington. Thomas hosts the Crunkadelic Funk Show which airs Saturday nights at 9pm and also produced a documentary on the 50th anniversary of the March on Frankfort. In addition to producing and hosting a radio show, Thomas also explores his other passion as a musician in Lexington.
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