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Rock & Roots REWIND: Week of June 26th 2023

This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from Geese (I See Myself), Volores (All That We Could Need), The Snuts (Gloria), Citizen Cope (The Victory March), Melissa Etheridge (On Broadway), The Teskey Brothers (I'm Leaving), & Hozier (Francesca)!

Monday evening on Joe's Blues got you moving with songs about trains with a show titled It's Train Time! Featuring new music from Chuck Berry, Buddy Guy, Ruth Brown, Tom Jones & more! The full playlist can be found here.

Saturday night on The Crunkadelic Funk Show was a mix of jams from the 80s! Featured featured music from Bobby Caldwell, Patrice Rushen, Stephanie Mills, Michel' le, Sylvester & Patrick Cowley, Janet Jackson, Dazz Band, Cameo, Stevie Wonder, & more! The full show 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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