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Playlist from 12/30/2009 @ 9:00pm

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The Weepies

Can't Go Back Now
Hideaway 2008 via Nettwerk Records
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Jonathan Richman

Vincent Van Gogh
Not So Much To Be Loved As To Love 2004 via Vapor Us
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Buckwheat Zydeco

Beast of Burden
Buckwheat Zydeco Story- A 20 Year Party 1999 via Tomorrow Recordings
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Dan Bern

Turning Over
New American Language 2001 via Messenger Records
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This sounds a heckuva lot like "Beast of Burden"...

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Joe Strummer

Walker 2005 via
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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.

Donna the Buffalo

Positive Friction
Positive Friction 2000 via Sugarhill [Country]
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Candye Kane

Wrap Around Joy
Whole Lotta Love 2003 via Ruf (Idn)
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Tremendous Dynamite
Hombre Lobo- 12 Songs Of Desire 2009 via Vagrant Records
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Loudon Wainwright III

The Drinking Song
Recovery 2008 via Yep Roc Records
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Dirty Drummer

Sadie & Lucy
Dirty's Mobile Beat Shack 2006 via na
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Dirty Drummer

The Thang
Dirty's Mobile Beat Shack 2006 via na
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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.

Wilson Pickett

Outskirts of Town
It's Harder Now 1999 via Bullseye Blues / Pgd
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This Is Afro-Cuban Funk 2009 via Rolling Pin Music
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They Might Be Giants

Meet the Elements
Here Comes Science 2009 via Disney Sound
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James McMurtry

Choctaw Bingo
Saint Mary Of The Woods 2002 via Sugarhill [Country]
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11:00 pm
Local Resonance (click for more info)

Enjoy WYCE's Local Resonance - Friday mornings at 11 am. Local Resonance explores the music of West Michigan through interviews with area artists, live performances, listings of upcoming musical events, and lots of great local music. Join host Kevin Murphy for Local Resonance Fridays at 11 am - exclusively on 88.1 FM WYCE.

Los Straitjackets

Shake That Rat
Sing Along with Los Straitjackets 2001 via Yep Roc Records
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Walking Cane
Playing for Change 2005 via Higher Octave


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Uno Lo Mio Y Lo Tuyo
Gozo Poderoso 2000 via Sony International
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Ingrid Michaelson

Giving Up
Be OK 2008 via CABIN 24
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The Low Anthem

Charlie Darwin
Oh My God, Charlie Darwin 2009 via Nonesuch
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10:40 pm
Planned Parenthood (click for more info)

Planned Parenthood of West and Northern Michigan is the largest provider of reproductive and sexual health and education services in the region. Planned Parenthood helps people from all walks of life to have access to affordable services that help them plan their families, prevent disease, and make responsible decisions about their sexual health. More information at P P W N M dot org

Vince Junior

End of it All
Heading Home 2004 via Rhythm Rodeo
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Jack Johnson

The Horizon Has Been Defeated-Mother And Child Reunion
En Concert 2009 via Brushfire Records
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Death Cab for Cutie

Your New Twin Sized Bed
Narrow Stairs 2008 via Atlantic
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Pink Martini

Tuca tuca
Splendor in the Grass 2009 via Heinz Records
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10:20 pm
Gov't Mule (click for more info)
WYCE and The Orbit Room welcome Government Mule in concert, Saturday, January 30th. Born from the resurgent Allman Brothers, Warren Haynes and Gov't Mule are one of America's finest roots rock and blues outfits. They're coming to Grand Rapids in support of their new album By a Thread. Larry McCray opens the show. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster. More information is available on our website -

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss

Please Read the Letter
Raising Sand 2007 via Rounder
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Hey, Hey (What Can I Do)
Whole Lotta Blues- Songs of Led Zeppelin 1999 via House of Blues


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Leo Kottke and Mike Gordon

Sweet Emotion
Sixty Six Steps 2005 via RCA
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Ben Lee

Catch My Disease
Awake Is The New Sleep 2005 via New West Records
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Tell Me
Daptone Gold 2009 via DAPTONE


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10:00 pm
Circle Theatre (click for more info)

Circle Theatre aims to enrich, entertain and educate our community through exceptional theatrical arts in an intimate setting. Circle serves the diverse segments of our community with multi-faceted programming through Magic Circle, Circle Presents, Main Stage and other performances. Performance schedule and information at circle theatre dot org

Madeleine Peyroux

River of Tears
Bare Bones 2009 via Rounder / Umgd
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Let It Die 2005 via Interscope Records
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Golden Smog

Until You Came Along
Stay Golden, Smog - The Best Of Golden Smog 2008 via Rhino / Rykodisc
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Junk Food
Be Fearless and Play 2009 via Independent
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9:40 pm
Adoptive Family Support Network (click for more info)

Adoptive Family Support Network nourishes the lifelong well-being of West Michigan's adoptive families by promoting access to post-adoption resources and raising awareness about families formed by adoption. Learn more at


Joseph Arthur

Temporary People 2008 via LONELY ASTRONAUT
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American Explorer 1991 via Elektra/Nonesuch


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Reckless Kelly

My Baby Worships Me
Live at Stubb's 2000 via Valley
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The XX

xx 2009 via Xl Recordings
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9:20 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!

John Brown's Body

New Blood
Pressure Points 2005 via Easy Star


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Betty Harris

Is It Hot in Here-
Intuition 2007 via Evidence
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Ben Vaughn

Too Sensitive for This World
Mood Swings 1992 via Restless Records
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Darrell Nulisch

Far Too Lonely
Just For You 2009 via Severn
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Steve Forbert

Baby Don't
The American in Me 1991 via Geffen Special Prod.
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9:00 pm