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Rock & Roots REWIND: Week of January 24th 2022

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This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from String Bone (Wow! Oh Yeah), Palace (Shame On You), Nation Of Language (Across The Fine Line), Wild Rivers (Thinking 'Bout Love), Fruit Bats (Without Any Airs), The Lumineers (Where We Are), & Ibibio Sound Machine (All That You Want)!

Monday evening on Joe's Blues featured plenty of music from the vault with a show titled Good Fat! Featuring music from Howlin Wolf, Jethro Tull, Fats Waller, Fats Domino, Marsha Ball, Freddie King, & more! The full playlist can be found here.

Saturday night on The Crunkadelic Funk Show brought plenty of groove! Featured music from Marvin Gaye, Corinne Bailey Rae, Aretha Franklin, The Time, Eddie Kendricks, Aloe Blacc, Deniece Williams, & 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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