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Rock & Roots REWIND: Week of December 12th 2022

This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from Tiffany Pollack & Eric Johanson (Blues In My Blood), Benny Turner Featuring Charles Brown (Have You Ever Been So Lonesome), Kenny Wayne Shepherd (Ballad Of A Thin Man), Lana Del Rey (Did You Know There's A Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd), Led Zeppelin (No Quarter (Live At O2 Arena 2007)), Florence + The Machine Featuring Ethel Cain (Morning Elvis (Live In Denver)), & The Arcs (Eyez)!

Monday evening on Joe's Blues celebrated the Blues harmonica with a show titled Boss Harps. Featuring music from Sonny Terry, Sonny Boy Williamson, Charlie Musselwhite, James Cotton, Big Walter Horton, Little Walter, & more! The full playlist can be found here.

Saturday night on The Crunkadelic Funk Show was a blend of groove! Featured music from The Ohio Players, Ann Peebles, The Pointer Sisters, Lyn Collins, Patti LaBelle, The Four Tops, Ruth Copeland, & 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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