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Playlist from 05/20/2009 @ 9:00pm

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Capt'n Kurt

Playing the best of [insert favorite artists here] since [insert random year here]!

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all tracks listed in reverse chronological order

The Decemberists

Sons & Daughters
The Crane Wife 2006 via Capitol
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Thanks for the great suggestions tonight! More great music on the way with the overnight shows, so stay tuned, you night owls... G'night - Capt'n Kurt

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Frank Zappa

Dancin' Fool
Kill Ugly Radio Some More 1995 via Rykodisc
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Aretha Franklin

Until You Were Gone
The Queen In Waiting- The Columbia Years 1960-1965 2002 via Sony
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Aimee Mann

Medicine Wheel
Smilers 2008 via Superego Records
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Taj Mahal

Fishin' Blues
The Real Thing 2000 via Sony
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11:40 pm
Grand Rapids Hip Hop Awards @ Wealthy (click for more info)
Wealthy Theatre and The Grand Rapids Hip Hop Coalition present the 3rd Annual Grand Rapids Hip Hop Awards, this Friday, May 22nd. This awards ceremony features performances and appearances from those dedicated to West Michigan's urban music, arts and entertainment scene. This event takes place Friday, May 22nd at 7:30pm at Wealthy Theatre. More information, including other events celebrating Hip Hop Appreciation Week, can be found at grand rapids hip hop dot com.

Joe Ely

Saint Valentine
Letter To Laredo 1995 via Mca Nashville
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Nil Lara

Fighting for My Love
Nil Lara 1996 via Blue Note Records
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Jesse Cook

Early on Tuesday
Nomad 2003 via Narada
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w/ vocals by Bodeans (Sam Llanas & Kurt Neumann)

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(The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes
Almost You- The Songs of Elvis Costello 2003 via Bar None Records


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The Everybodyfields

By Your Side
Plague of Dreams 2005 via Captain Mexico Records
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11:20 pm
Friday Frost Advisory (click for more info)
The students and teachers of C.A. Frost Environmental Science Academy, of Grand Rapids Public Schools, team up to present an exciting weekly feature here at WYCE. The Frost Advisory is a student-produced environmental science lesson - celebrating Michigan's natural beauty and seasonal changes. Hear THE FROST ADVISORY every Friday at 8:30 am and 5:30 pm - exclusively on your community radio station 88.1 FM WYCE.


Oktibbeha County 2009 via Independent
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Lloyd Cole

Lost Weekend
Easy Pieces 1985 via Capitol
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Dr. Lonnie Smith

Devil's Haircut
Boogaloo to Beck- A Tribute 2003 via Scufflin Records
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Ingrid Michaelson

You and I
Be OK 2008 via CABIN 24
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The Duhks

Ol' Cook Pot
Migrations 2006 via Sugarhill [Country]
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11:00 pm
Red Hot Lunch! (click for more info)

Join WYCE From noon to 1 weekdays for the Red Hot Lunch! At high noon we bring you "Red Hot and NEW", a full set of music brand new to the WYCE library. Red Hot Lunch continues with twenty minutes of your favorite Blues selections with "Red Hot and BLUE"; and we top off the hour with "Red Hot and YOU", featuring music requested exclusively by YOU our listeners! It's the "Red Hot Lunch", weekdays from Noon to 1; right here on 88.1 FM WYCE.


Al Green

I Can't Get Next to You
Al Green's Greatest Hits 1995 via Capitol
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MC Yogi

Krishna Love
Elephant Power 2008 via White Swan
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The Be Good Tanyas

Oh, Susannah
Blue Horse 2000 via Nettwerk Records
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The Weakerthans

Plea from a Cat Named Virtue
Reconstruction Site 2003 via Epitaph
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10:40 pm
David Bowie Tribute Show (click for more info)
The David Bowie Tribute Show and fundraiser is coming to the Whiskey Lounge! Local acts paying tribute to Bowie include The Fainting Generals, The End Times Orchestra, GrrRoPoLis, A Paschal Circus, Lazy Genius and many more. Proceeds from the show go to Kids Food Basket, a local charity working to end childhood hunger in Grand Rapids. The David Bowie Tribute Show takes place Friday May 22nd at the Whiskey Lounge, located at 1044 Godfrey Ave SW. Doors open at 8pm. More information is available by contacting Juliet at

Old 97's

Alive & Wired 2005 via New West Records
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Sonny Landreth

The Milky Way Home
From The Reach 2008 via Landfall
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Big Blue Ball

Burn You Up, Burn You Down
Big Blue Ball 2008 via Real World
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Feat. Peter Gabriel on vocals, The Holmes Brothers, Jules Shear, Karl Wallinger (World Party) on backing vocals

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Joni Mitchell

A Case of You
Blue 1971 via Reprise / Wea
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10:20 pm
Festival of the Arts (click for more info)
This year marks the 40th annual Grand Rapids Festival of the Arts. Always held the first full weekend in June in downtown Grand Rapids, festival of the arts is a community celebration featuring arts, entertainment, food and activities. Festival of the Arts takes place in downtown Grand Rapids on June 5th, 6th and 7th. More information about the festival can be found at festival

Warren Zevon

Detox Mansion
Sentimental Hygiene 1987 via Virgin Records
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Thanks for the Zevon request! I loves me some Warren.

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Frankie Lee

Where You Been All My Life
Standing At The Crossroads 2006 via Blues Express
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Bruce Cockburn

Peggy's Kitchen Wall
Waiting for a Miracle - Singles 1970-1987 1987 via Gold Castle
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Randy Newman

Only a Girl
Harps And Angels 2008 via Nonesuch
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Allen Toussaint

Bright Mississippi
The Bright Mississippi 2009 via Nonesuch
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10:00 pm
YCE at Fulton Street Market (click for more info)
Join 88.1 FM WYCE at Fulton Street Farmers Market on Saturdays: May 23rd and 30th from 8 to 10:15 am. We'll be there serving coffee to the masses and selling our wares. If you received an Eco Tote during our spring fund drive, you can pick it up on the spot. And while you're there, why not purchase a fashionable WYCE Travel Mug to fill? That's May 23rd and May 30th from 8 to 10:15am at Fulton Street Farmer's Market, 1147 East Fulton in Grand Rapids.

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss

Gone Gone Gone (Done Moved On)
Raising Sand 2007 via Rounder
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Nouvelle Vague

Human Fly
Bande a Part 2006 via Peacefrog
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Elliott Smith

New Moon 2007 via Kill Rock Stars
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Paul Pena

Jet Airliner
New Train 2000 via Hybrid (Red)
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Robin McKelle

Modern Antique 2008 via CHEAP LULLABY
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9:40 pm
Grand Rapids Art Museum - Friday Nights (click for more info)
Every Friday night, the Grand Rapids Art Museum presents an evening filled with entertaining and informative programs. Friday Nights at GRAM, 5:00 to 9:00 pm, includes a cash bar, dinner and appetizer options, Museum Store specials, and gallery viewing all evening long. You'll be treated to Jazz and modern music in the Museum Lobby while lectures, demonstrations, performances and gallery talks enhance your understanding of the permanent collection and changing exhibitions. More information at Art Museum G-R dot o-r-g

Thao & the Get Down Stay Down

Feet Asleep
We Brave Bee Stings and All 2008 via Kill Rock Stars
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Catfish Keith

Back in Nagasaki
Twist It, Babe! 1997 via FIsh Tail Records
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Jim Croce

Rapid Roy (The Stock Car Boy)
Have You Heard - Live 2006 via Shout Factory
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Jim Croce

Introduction to Rapid Roy
Have You Heard - Live 2006 via Shout Factory
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Enter The Haggis

Suburban Plains
Gutter Anthems 2009 via United For Opportunity
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9:20 pm
Mark Duval CD Release Party (click for more info)
88.1 FM WYCE and Wealthy Theatre present Mark Duval and Two-Track Mind in a CD release party for their new album All Night Station. With lyrics that stick in your craw, full-frontal horn section, high energy grooves and 3-part vocal harmonies, Mark Duval and Two Track Mind take a wide stance on a broad base of musical style and genre. The first 20 people through the door will receive a free copy of the new CD with ticket purchase. More information on Mark Duval and 2 Track Mind - Friday, May 29th at 8:30 pm - at wealthy theatre dot o-r-g


Prolonging the Magic 1998 via Volcano
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Party Weirdo
Do You Like My Tight Sweater 1997 via Warner Brothers
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Richard Thompson

Bad Monkey
Sweet Warrior 2007 via Shout Factory
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This Is Where I Belong- The Songs Of Ray Davies And The Kinks 2002 via Rykodisc


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9:00 pm
Catalyst Radio (click for more info)

88.1 FM WYCE and the Grand Rapids Community Media Center present Catalyst Radio, a 30-minute weekly public affairs radio program of Community Media Center, focusing on local efforts. CMC's Catalyst Radio brings you interviews with organizations and people working on social change, community support, and media issues.Catalyst Radio airs Fridays at noon - exclusively on Grand Rapids' Community Radio Station, 88.1 FM WYCE.