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Rock & Roots REWIND: Week of September 12th 2022

This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from Trampled By Turtles (Burlesque Desert Window), Michael McArthur (Waltz For Life), Mark Charles (Creature Comforts), Talk (Run Away To Mars), Miya Folick (Bad Thing), Vieux Farka Toure & Khruangbin (Tongo Barra), & Buddy Guy Featuring Mavis Staples (We Go Back)!

Monday evening on Joe's Blues was a showcase of some new releases with a shot titled The 2022 End Of Summer New Music Feel Good Blowout! Featuring music from Tedeschi Trucks Band, Shemekia Copeland, Ben Harper, SG Goodman, The Commonheart, Buddy Guy & Jason Isbell, & more! The full playlist can be found here.

Saturday night on The Crunkadelic Funk Show was a celebration of the life and musical legacy of the late Glenn Goins! Featured music from his time with Parliament-Funkadelic, studio session work, & 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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