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Rock & Roots REWIND: Week of August 15th 2022

This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from Gilbert O'Sullivan Featuring KT Tunstall (Take Love), Yuna (Risk It All), Jessie Baylin (That's The Way), The Commonheart (Trying To Get Over), Pixies (Vault Of Heaven), Yeah Yeah Yeahs (Burning), & Moby Featuring Serpentwithfeet (On Air)!

Monday evening on Joe's Blues was fitting for everyone getting back into a routine with a show titled Back To Old School! Featuring music from Johnny Winter, Long John Hunter, Johnnie Taylor, Larry Williams, Betty Bibbs, The Kinks, The Average White Band, & more! The full playlist can be found here.

Saturday night on The Crunkadelic Funk Show was mixed bag of groove! Featured music from The New Birth, The Pointer Sisters, Parlet, Betty Davis, William Bell, Rufus & Chaka Khan, Bootsy Collins, & 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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