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Playlist from 12/16/2009 @ 9:00pm

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

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Yo La Tengo

Avalon or Someone Very Similar
Popular Songs 2009 via Matador Records
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Three Little Birds
Putumayo Presents- World Playground 1999 via Putumayo World Music


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Loudon Wainwright III

I'm Alright
Career Moves 1993 via Virgin Records
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Maria Muldaur & Her Garden of Joy

Shake Hands And Tell Me Goodbye
Good Time Music For Hard Times 2009 via Stony Plain Music
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11:40 pm
Year-End Donations (click for more info)
Now is a great time to join the hundreds of music lovers who have made their donations of support to WYCE in 2009. If you haven't had a chance to join our great group of listener sponsors, there's still time. You can take advantage of the Michigan Tax Credit by making your tax-deductible year-end contribution online at Just click on the "Donate Now" link anytime before midnight on December 31st. Our community of listener-sponsors make WYCE "the greatest little radio station on the planet". You can make it even greater. Please donate now.

The Decemberists

California One - Youth and Beauty Brigade
Castaways and Cutouts 2003 via Kill Rock Stars
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Leela James

Long Time Coming
A Change Is Gonna Come 2005 via Warner Bros / Wea
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Moxy Fruvous

My Baby Loves a Bunch of Authors
Bargainville 1993 via Atlantic
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Big Audio Dynamite

The Bottom Line [Edit]
Looking For A Song 1994 via Columbia
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Youssou N'dour

Rokku Mi Rokka 2007 via Wea/Atlantic/Nonesuch
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11:20 pm
In-studio performances (click for more info)

Did you know that if you missed a live in-studio performance and interview from one of the many artists that visit WYCE, you can listen to it on our web page? Visit for "In Case You Missed It" -- an archive of past in-studio performances. You can find these great performances by typing the word "missed" in the search box at the top of the page. And don't forget you can find all of our concert announcements, public service announcements and sponsor messages -- plus a complete list of every song we play, by clicking on the "Playlists" link. And all the while, you can listen to WYCE 24/7 from anywhere in the world. That's wyce dot org.

Old Crow Medicine Show

Tennessee Pusher 2008 via Nettwerk Records
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Freddie King

Pack It Up
Freddie King (1934-1976) 1990 via na
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Buckshot Lefonque

Some Cow Fonque (More Tea, Vicar)
Buckshot LeFonque 1994 via Sony
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Donna the Buffalo

Broken Record
Silverlined 2008 via Sugarhill [Country]
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11:00 pm
Electric Poetry (click for more info)

Join us Tuesday nights at 10:15 for 'Electric Poetry. Hear stylistic whiplash and verse from Grand Rapids' hardest working poets. And search archived episodes of 'Electric Poetry' at our website - WYCE.ORG - just search our Tuesday schedule.

Elliott Smith

Stupidity Tries
Figure 8 2000 via Dreamworks
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Thom Yorke

And It Rained All Night
The Eraser 2006 via Xl Recordings
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Bob Willoughby

Goin' to Chicago
Blues, Booze & Oldtimey Soul 1999 via Wild Child Records
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Tom Waits

Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis
Blue Valentine 1978 via Elektra / Wea
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Rilo Kiley

More Adventurous 2004 via Brute/Beaute
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Wedding Bells
Why You Runnin' 2009 via Fat Possum
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10:40 pm
Actors' Theatre (click for more info)

Actors' Theatre, the off-Broadway of Grand Rapids, is committed to bringing West Michigan the best in entertaining, innovative, challenging and thought-provoking theatre. Actors' produces high quality, innovative works that, due to content or size, aren't seen on any other stage in Grand Rapids. Actors' Theatre is located on the Grand Rapids Community College campus in Spectrum Theater at 160 Fountain NE. More information may be found at actors theatre grand

Nouvelle Vague

Bela Lugosi's Dead
Bande a Part 2006 via Peacefrog
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Chuck E. Weiss

Congo Square At Midnight
Old Souls & Wolf Tickets 2002 via Slow River Records
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Toad the Wet Sprocket

Dulcinea 1994 via Sony
a note about this track

"You take Nanci, for me Loretta's fine"

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Loretta Lynn

Mrs. Leroy Brown
Van Lear Rose 2004 via Interscope Records
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Loretta's collaboration with White Stripes' Jack White.

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Lyle Lovett

Natural Forces 2009 via Universal Nashville
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10:20 pm
Acoustic Cafe Concert - Carrie Rodriguez, Erin McKeown, Ben Sollee (click for more info)
Wealthy Theatre, WYCE and Acoustic Café announce “An Acoustic Café Evening." This tour combines the dynamic talents of Austin songstress Carrie Rodriguez, Kentucky indie/folk cellist Ben Sollee and lit/pop darling Erin McKeown. This incredible night of music is in the Wege Auditorium of Wealthy Theatre, Wednesday, February 3rd at 7:30 pm. Community Media Center members will receive a discount and, as always, will have bar privilege at the event. Tickets and more details are available on our website - WYCE dot org!

The Staple Singers

Love Is Plentiful
The Best Of The Staple Singers 1986 via Fantasy
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Ani DiFranco

Reprieve 2006 via Righteous Babe
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They Might Be Giants

The Guitar (The Lion Sleeps Tonight)
Apollo 18 1992 via Elektra / Wea
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Junior Reid

Action Speaks Louder Than Words
Long Road 1991 via Cohiba
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Ben Sidran

Subterranean Homesick Blues
Dylan Different 2009 via CD Baby
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10:00 pm
Broadway Grand Rapids (click for more info)

Broadway Grand Rapids presents West Michigan audiences with high-quality Broadway productions, enriching the diversity and artistic integrity of our community through the power of professional performing arts. E-newsletter, subscription and more information at B Way G R dot org

Fruit Bats

Being On Our Own
The Ruminant Band 2009 via Sub Pop
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Consolation Prizes
It's Never Been Like That 2006 via Astralwerks
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Beastie Boys

The Cousin Of Death
The Mix-Up 2007 via Capitol
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Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

Fish in my Dish
Naturally 2005 via Daptone
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The Avett Brothers

Paranoia in B-Flat Major
Emotionalism 2007 via Ramseur Rec.
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9:40 pm
Alternatives in Motion (click for more info)

Alternatives in Motion strives to provide wheelchairs to individuals who do not qualify for other assistance, and who could not obtain such equipment without financial aid. To get into a chair or to get involved visit alternatives in motion dot org

David Murray and the Gwo Ka Masters

Southern Skies
Murray, David & Gwo-ka Masters, The Ft. Taj Mahal The Devil Tried To Kill Me Mainstream Jazz 2009 via Justin Time
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Martha Wainwright

Love Is a Stranger
I Know You're Married But I've Got Feelings Too 2008 via Zoe Records
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The B-52s

Strobe Light
Time Capsule- Songs for a Future Generation 1998 via Warner Brothers
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9:20 pm
Bubble Bash (click for more info)
WYCE and the Gilmore Collection are pleased to present the 10th annual WYCE Bubble Bash - a holiday celebration featuring sparkling wines and champagnes from around the world. Our friends at The BOB host this great party as a fundraiser for WYCE, Thursday, December 17th at 6pm. A donation of $25 lets you sample 12 varieties of sparkling wines and champagnes plus a fabulous spread of pizzas, fruits, chocolates and hors d'oeuvres to accompany the bubbly. The event also features a raffle with prizes that include wine and other cool stuff. So bring your friends, family or business clients out for some pre-Christmas cheer, while supporting community radio! The Bubble Bash - Thursday, December 17th at 6pm. Made possible with support from Shannan Denison, Financial Advisor with Ameriprise Financial Services Incorporated, member FINRA and S-I-P-C.


Sawalé (Run Home)
The Super Sawale Collection 1994 via Putumayo World Music
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Mac Arnold & Plate Full O' Blues

I Ain't Sugar Coatin'
Country Man 2009 via Plantation #1
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Neko Case

I'm an Animal
Middle Cyclone 2009 via Anti
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Southern Culture on the Skids

Doublewide and Live 2006 via Yep Roc Records
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Murali Coryell

Sugar Lips
Sugar Lips 2009 via Murali's Music
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Asylum Street Spankers

Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego
God's Favorite Band 2009 via YELLOW DOG RECORDS
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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.