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Rock & Roots REWIND: Week of June 20th 2022

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This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from Måneskin (Supermodel), The Ballroom Thieves (Nicole), The 502s (Just A Little While), Niki (Before), Bartees Strange (Wretched), Trampled By Turtles (It's So Hard To Hold On), & Cyril Neville & Dumpstaphunk (Street Parade)!

Monday evening on Joe's Blues focused on the golden age of Blues with a show titled The Down Home Special! Featuring music from Bo Diddley, Little Milton, Little Walter, Louis Armstrong, Mr. Sad Head, & more! The full playlist can be found here.

Saturday night on The Crunkadelic Funk Show was a whole groove! Featured music from One Way, Jamila Woods, Sylvester, Anita Baker, Paula Abdul, Jon Batiste, Bill Withers, SWV, Merry Clayton, & 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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