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Rock & Roots REWIND: Week of October 2nd 2023

This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from Glen Hansard (There's No Mountain), Blue Water Highway (Tears On A Hardwood Floor), Briscoe (The Well), Sid Sriram (Do The Dance), Grouplove (Cheese), Susan Tedeschi (Voodoo Woman), & The National Featuring Rosanne Cash (Crumble)!

Monday evening on Joe's Blues celebrated the talents of those who can literally blow your blues with a show titled Whistler's Paradise! Featuring music from Bob Crosby, Fred Lowery, Andrew Bird, Diana Ross & The Supremes, Professor Longhair, & Meade Lux Lewis, & more! The full playlist can be found here.

Saturday night on The Crunkadelic Funk Show was another mixed bag of groove! Featured music from Mojoflo, Teena Marie, Johnnie Taylor, Earth Wind & Fire, Otis Redding, Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway, Gil Scott-Heron, & 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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