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Rock & Roots REWIND: Week of February 14th 2022

This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from Colin Hay (A Man Without A Name), Jason Mraz (Always Looking For You), Stephen Sanchez (Until I Found You), Odesza Featuring Bettye Lavette (The Last Goodbye), Cannons (Bad Dream), Arlo Parks (Softly), & The Head And The Heart (Virginia (Wind In The Night))!

Monday evening on Joe's Blues showcased new and recent recordings with a show titled First Batch of 2022! Featuring music Tinsley Ellis, Eric Krasno, Eric Gales, Lucius, Tank & The Bangas, The Dead South, & more! The full playlist can be found here.

Saturday night on The Crunkadelic Funk Show brought nothing but groove! Featured music from The Jones Girls, Betty Wright, Syl Johnson, Diana Ross, Donny Hathaway, The Stylistics, Bunny Sigler, & more! A full playlist can be found here.

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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