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Rock & Roots REWIND: Week of October 31st 2022

This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from White Reaper (Pages), Young Fathers (I Saw), Soccer Mommy (Feel It All The Time), O.A.R. (In The Clouds), Sam Bush (California Earthquake), Red Hot Chili Peppers (Eddie), & Morris Day Featuring Billy Gibbons (Too Much Girl 4 Me)!

Monday evening on Joe's Blues was a showcase of haunting tracks with a show titled Killer Diller Halloween! Featuring music from Albert King, Nick Cave, Alabama Shakes, Johnny Cash, Gary Clark Jr., Andy Griffith, Tom Waits, & more! The full playlist can be found here.

Saturday night on The Crunkadelic Funk Show added some extra groove to what goes bump in the night. Featuring music from Janet Jackson, Billy Preston, Nina Simone, The Seratones, Grace Jones, Otis Redding, George Clinton, Dusty Springfield, Slave & 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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