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Rock & Roots REWIND: Week of November 20th 2023

This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from The Lemonheads (Fear Of Living), The Push And Shove (Play Me Something), Israel Nash (Going Back), Moby Featuring Brie O'Banion (We're Going Wrong), Lucius (Stranger Danger), Kevin Drew (Out In The Fields), & Kenny Wayne Shepherd (Dirt On My Diamonds)!

Monday evening on Joe's Blues served up something a little extra with a show titled Delicious Sides From The Archive! Featuring music from Sonny Boy Williamson, Sonny & Brownie, Champion Jack Dupree, Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong, Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell, & more! The full playlist can be found here.

Saturday night on The Crunkadelic Funk Show was a celebration of groove from the City Of Brotherly Love! Featured music from Patti LaBelle, McFadden & Whitehead, Billy Paul, The Jones Girls, Teddy Pendergrass, Jill Scott, Evelyn Champagne King, & 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 Lizzie No (Lagunita), Dylan Gossett (Coal), MGMT (Mother Nature), The Moss (The Place That Makes Me Happy), Sheryl Crow (Alarm Clock), Lovelytheband (Nice To Know You), & JJ Grey & Mofro (The Sea)!
  • This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from Hiss Golden Messenger (The Wondering), Slow Pulp (Doubt), Scott Whiddon (Maybe That's Enough For Now), Jason Mraz (Details In The Fabric (Demo)), The Record Company (Roll With It), The Gaslight Anthem (Spider Bites), & Duran Duran Featuring Victoria DeAngelis (Psycho Killer)!