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Rock & Roots REWIND: Week Of March 11th 2024

This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from Billy Idol (Love Don't Live Here Anymore), Cigarettes After Sex (Tejano Blue), Liz Brasher (Be In California), Mt. Joy (Highway Queen), Catfish And The Bottlemen (Show Time), Sheryl Crow Featuring Peter Gabriel (Digging In The Dirt), & Ibibio Sound Machine (Pull The Rope)!

Monday evening on Joe's Blues asked the question "How are you feeling" through the blues with a show titled Feelings! The full playlist can be found here.

Saturday night on The Crunkadelic Funk Show was another mixed bag of groove! Featured music from Nona Hendryx, Chaka Khan Featuring Mary J Blige, Cameo, Stephanie Mills, Bobby Womack, Dazz Band, Shoh Aalegra Featuring Tyler The Creator, Heatwave, & 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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