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Rock & Roots REWIND: Week of April 10th 2023

This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from Greta Van Fleet (Meeting The Master), Bruce Cockburn (On A Roll), Ian Jones (Lost Highway), Ruston Kelly (The Weakness), & Smashing Pumpkins (Spellbinding)!

Monday evening on Joe's Blues kept it on the one with show titled Spring Funk. Featuring music from The Chambers Brothers, Lips Inc, Bobby Rush, James Brown, Funkadelic, & more! The full playlist can be found here.

Saturday night on The Crunkadelic Funk Show was a mixed bag of groove! Featured music from Tower Of Power, Billy Preston, Minnie Riperton, Aretha Franklin, The Ohio Players, Bootsy Collins, Diana Ross, The Average White Band, & 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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  • This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from Daisy The Great (Glitter), Unknown Mortal Orchestra (Meshuggah), Grouplove (Hello), Bully Featuring Soccer Mommy (Lose You), Ally Venable Featuring Buddy Guy (Texas Louisiana), GA-20 (Dry Run), & Joy Oladokun Featuring Noah Kahan (We're All Gonna Die)!
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