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Rock & Roots REWIND: Week of March 18th 2024

This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from Phosphorescent (Revelator), Rainbow Kitten Surprise (Superstar), Judah & The Lion (Long Dark Night), Lizzie No (Halfsies), Brigitte Calls Me Baby (Eddie My Love), Iron & Wine Featuring Fiona Apple (All In Good Time), & Kacey Musgraves (Cardinal)!

Monday evening on Joe's Blues celebrated Women's History Month by honoring lead singers with a show titled The Remains Of The Song Are The Song Are The Same: Leading Ladies! Featuring music from The Staples Singers, Alabama Shakes, Lake Street Dive, & more! The full playlist can be found here.

Saturday night on The Crunkadelic Funk Show was a mixed bag of groove! Featured music from Larry Graham & Graham Central Station, The Jones Girls, Mandrill, Funkadelic, A Taste Of Honey, Marvin Gaye, Rose Royce, & 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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