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Rock & Roots REWIND: Week of December 5th 2022

This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from Pierce The Veil (Emergency Contact), Four80East (Cinco Cinco Seis), Dan Allen Crawley (San Andreas), Adam Melchor (I'm Ready), Hermano Gutierrez Featuring Dan Auerbach (Tres Hermanos), Tommy Roe (My Little Josette), & Larkin Poe (Deep Stays Down)!

Monday evening on Joe's Blues was a 2 hour special showcase of music from 2022 during the Winter Fund Drive! The full playlist can be found here.

Saturday night on The Crunkadelic Funk Show was a musical journey from 1981-1997! Featured music from The Gap Band, Aaliyah, Midnight Star, En Vouge, Tom Browne, Prince & The New Power Generation, Mary J. Blige, Donna Summer, & 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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