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Rock & Roots REWIND: Week of August 29th 2022

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This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from Joe Strummer (Coma Girl), Rosa Linn (Snap), Eliza & The Delusionals (Save Me), Freedy Johnston Featuring Susan Cowsill (Power Of Love), Old Sea Brigade (Monochrome), Red Hot Chili Peppers (Tippa My Tongue), & Elton John & Britney Spears (Hold Me Closer)!

Monday evening on Joe's Blues focused on masters of the falsetto with a show titled Sing High! Featuring music from Skip James, Prince, The White Stripes, The Black Keys, Curtis Mayfield, Andre Williams, & more! The full playlist can be found here.

Saturday night on The Crunkadelic Funk Show had plenty grooves straight out of the 1980's! Featured music from Maurice White, Tina Turner, Zapp, Stevie Wonder, Evelyn Champagne King, Sheila E., Sylvester Featuring Patrick Cowley, & 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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