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Rock & Roots REWIND: Week of July 25th 2022

This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from The Mysterines (All These Things), The Lone Bellow (Gold), Sally Dige (You), Gone Gone Beyond (Coast), Beabadoobee (10:36), Tegan And Sara (Yellow), & Ondara (A Nocturnal Hersey)!

Monday evening on Joe's Blues brought out some recent jams with a show titled 2022 July Jukebox! Featuring music from Taj Mahal & Ry Cooder,, Mavis Staples & Levon Helm, G Love & Christone "Kingfish" Ingram, Hank Williams Jr. & Dan Auerbach, & more! The full playlist can be found here.

Saturday night on The Crunkadelic Funk Show was a mixed bag of groove! Featured music from Phyllis Hyman, Zapp, Cameo, LaBelle, The Brides Of Funkensterin, Betty Davis, & 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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