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Rock & Roots REWIND: Week of March 28th 2022

This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from Beach House (Superstar), Soccer Mommy (Shotgun), Keith Richards & The X Pensive Winos (Take It So Hard), Daisy The Great (Cry In The Mirror), Soft Cell & The Pet Shop Boys (Purple Zone), Dirty Dozen Brass Band Featuring Aaron Neville (Stomping Ground), & Mavis Staples & Levon Helm (You Got To Move)!

Monday evening on Joe's Blues was a special 2 hour edition for the Spring Fund Drive! The Show featured music from Buddy Guy & Bobby Rush, Rose Royce, Muddy Waters, The Blues Brothers, Shirley Bassey, Merry Clayton, & more! The full playlist can be found here.

Saturday night on The Crunkadelic Funk Show was another tribute to the Women of Funk! Featuring music from Parlet, Klymaxx, Sister Sledge, A Taste Of Honey, Bonnie Pointer, Sheila E, & 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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