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Rock & Roots REWIND: Week of November 14th 2022

This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from Yo La Tengo (Fallout), The Teskey Brothers (This Will Be Our Year), The Dust Collectors (Take A Dive), King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard (Hate Dancin'), Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers (Call Me The Breeze), Ben Harper (Where Did We Go Wrong), & Jimi Hendrix (Foxy Lady)!

Monday evening on Joe's Blues asked the question, "How Are You Feeling?" with a show titled Feelings. Featured music from Buddy Guy, Etta James, Albert Collins, The Fifth Dimension, Doc Watson, Santana, Bacon, & more! The full playlist can be found here.

Saturday night on The Crunkadelic Funk Show was a mixed bag of groove! Featured music from Esther Phillips, Parlet, Lee Dorsey, Gloria Gaynor, Syl Johnson, Bernie Worrell, Al Green, Keith Barrow, & 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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