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Rock & Roots REWIND: Week of February 27th 2023

This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from Ian Hunter Featuring Ringo Starr & Mike Campbell (Bed Of Roses), Young The Giant (The Walk Home),Almost Monday (Only Wanna Dance), Moon Taxi (Classics), Band Of Heathens (Don't Let The Darkness), Margo Price (Shotgun Willie), & Albert King (I'll Play The Blues For You)!

Monday evening on Joe's Blues brought a show straight out of the vault was a show titled Blues The World Forgot. Featuring Ma Rainey, Leadbelly, Skip James, Otis Rush, Sun House, Shakey Horton, Pete "Guitar" Lewis, Louis Myers & more! The full playlist can be found here.

Saturday night on The Crunkadelic Funk Show was a mixed bag of groove. Featured music from James Ingram, The Staples Singers, Jill Scott, LaBelle, Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly, Solange, Rance Allen Group, & 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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