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Rock & Roots REWIND: Week of August 1st 2022

This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from Bear's Den Featuring Jade Bird (Please Don't Hide Yourself Away), Rosa Linn (Snap), Billy Lockett (Not Okay), Odesza Featuring The Knocks (Love Letter), Charley Crockett (I'm Just A Clown), She & Him (Wouldn't It Be Nice), & Marcus Mumford (Grace)!

Monday evening on Joe's Blues was a celebration of the 86th birthday of Buddy Guy with a show titled Buddy Guy & His Buddies! The full playlist can be found here.

Saturday night on The Crunkadelic Funk Show was packed full of groove! Featured music from Solange, Graham Central Station, Minnie Riperton, The Emotions, Silk Sonic, Rance Allen Group, Chic, The Meters & 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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