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Rock & Roots REWIND: Week of March 7th 2022

This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from Calexico (Harness The Wind), Shaed (Come As You Are), Belle & Sebastian (Unnecessary Drama), Bartees Strange (Heavy Heart), Cowboy Junkies (Five Years), Yola (Dancing Away In Tears), & Jewel (Long Way Round (Woohoo))!

Monday evening on Joe's Blues went into the archives for some vintage and obscure tracks with a show titled War Again! The show featured music from The Staples Singers, Bob Marley & The Wailers, Arcade Fire, The Blind Boys Of Alabama, Charles Mingus, Pink Floyd & more! The full playlist can be found here.

Saturday night on The Crunkadelic Funk Show was nothing but a groove! Featuring music from Funkadelic, Con Funk Shun, Patti LaBelle, Betty Davis, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, The Meters, Kool & The Gang & 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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