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Rock & Roots REWIND: Week of August 22nd 2022

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This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from Rhett Miller (Go Through You), Noah Kahan (Stick Season), Panda Bear & Sonic Boom (Edge Of Edge), Jesse Malin (Keep On Burning), Duncan Sheik (There's No Telling), Amythsyt Kiah (Sugar), & Billy Idol (The Cage)!

Monday evening on Joe's Blues was featured familiar songs from old favorites with a show titled History Repeating! Featuring music from Dusty Springfield, Steely Dan, Muddy Waters, Simon & Garfunkel, Junior Parker, The Kinks, Mavis Staples, & more! The full playlist can be found here.

Saturday night on The Crunkadelic Funk Show was full of all kinds of groove! Featured music from Funkadelic, Lianne La Havas, Deniece Williams, Marvin Gaye, Gladys Knight & The Pips, The Time, & 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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