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Rock & Roots REWIND: Week of December 18th 2023

This week: Rock & Roots featured new holiday music from My Morning Jacket (Feelin' Sorry), Norah Jones & Laufey (Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas), Lumineers (Deck The Halls), Bright Eyes Featuring John Prine (Christmas In Prison), War ((Yes It's) Christmas), & Chicago Featuring Dolly Parton (Wonderful Christmas Time)!

Monday evening on Joe's Blues featured music and conversation with Reverend Freakchild! The full conversation and music can be found here.

Saturday night on The Crunkadelic Funk Show celebrated women who influenced 90-early to mid 2000's R&B and hip hop! Featured music from Missy Elliot, Michel'le, TLC, Janet Jackson, Des'ree, Aaliyah, Mary J. Blige, En Vogue, & 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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