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Rock & Roots REWIND: Week of September 4th 2023

This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from Stoll Vaughan (Fate), Griffin House (Lifeline), The Japanese House (Sunshine Baby), Jeshua Marshall (In A Dream), Israel Nash (Can't Stop), Genesis Owusu (Tied Up), & Ringo Starr (Rewind Forward)!

Monday evening on Joe's Blues honored a very good boy with a show titled Dog Daze! Featuring music from Bob Dylan, Elvin Bishop, The Byrds, Bobby Blue Bland, Marvin Gaye, Led Zeppelin, Big Mama Thornton, Pink Floyd, Little Richard, & more! The full playlist can be found here.

Saturday night on The Crunkadelic Funk Show was a mix of grooves from the 80's! Featured music from Sheila E., Klymaxx, Maurice White, Sylvester & Patrick Cowley, Cameo, Stevie Wonder, Anita Baker, Zapp, Tina Turner, & 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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