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Rock & Roots REWIND: Week of September 19th 2022

This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from Phoenix Featuring Ezra Koenig (Tonight), Odesza Featuring The Knocks (Love Letter), The Black Angels (Empire Falling), GA-20 (Fairweather Friend), Lylak (Samba (Same Old Haunts), Barns Courtney (Supernatural), & Lake Street Dive (Anyone Who Had A Heart)!

Monday evening on Joe's Blues was a showcase of music from across the pond with a show titled The British Blues Invasion Returnes Featuring music from The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Kinks, Tom Jones, & more! The full playlist can be found here.

Saturday night on The Crunkadelic Funk Show was a tribute in honor of the 52nd anniversary of the passing of Jimi Hendrix! 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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