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Koko Taylor

Force of Nature 1993 via Alligator Records
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Sierra Leone's Refugee Allstars

Gbrr Mani [Trouble]
Rise & Shine 2010 via Cumbancha
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Dar Williams

Closer to Me
The Beauty Of The Rain 2003 via Razor & Tie
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Lowell George

Cheek to Cheek
Thanks I'll Eat It Here 1979 via Warner Bros / Wea
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5:40 pm
Non-Profit Interviews - GENERIC (click for more info)

Are you a non-profit organization that wants to get the word out about a special event? WYCE has on-air interview opportunities available for you. Email to join us in-studio on the day of your choice. Your organization will reach thousands of active, community-aware WYCE listeners. WYCE - building community through media since 1987.

Dave's True Story

Sequined Mermaid Dress
Dave's True Story 1993 via Bepop Records
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She & Him

DonÂ’t Look Back
Volume Two 2010 via Merge Records
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5:30 pm
San Chez/Mezze (click for more info)
Today's Earth & Sky sponsor is San Chez, a Tapas Bistro & Cafe, long committed to being a responsible restaurant. A complete description of San Chez's recycling, re-use, and conservation initiatives, as well as an extensive selection of special menus for diners with food sensitivities or allergies are available at San Chez Bistro is open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Fulton and Commerce, downtown G.R. Free parking is available in the city ramp just one block north.

Peter Wolf

I Don't Wanna Know
Midnight Souvenirs 2010 via Verve
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Sue Foley

Love Comin' Down
Love Comin' Down 2000 via Shanachie
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5:20 pm
Swell Season - AEG (click for more info)
Today's WYCE 1st Amendment Quote Sponsor is AEG Live, presenting The Swell Season live in concert. The Swell Season is the folk-rock duo formed by Irish musician Glen Hansard and Czech singer and pianist Markéta Irglová, best known for their starring role in the 2007 motion picture "Once." The Swell Season, live at the Kalamazoo State Theatre, Saturday, May 15th. Tickets are still available at the State Theatre Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, online at, or charge by phone at 800 745 3000.

Rosanne Cash

Black Cadillac
Black Cadillac 2006 via Capitol
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Written upon the death of her dad, Johnny -- hear the "Ring of Fire" horns at the close...

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Truckstop Cobras

Brand New Cadillac
Live At Juke's Joint 2007 via Independent


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Oliver Mtukudzi

Kunze Kwadoka
Paivepo 2000 via Putumayo World Music
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Martin Sexton

Friends Again
Sugarcoating 2010 via Kitchen Table
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V.V. Brown

Shark in the Water
Travelling Like the Light 2010 via Capitol
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5:00 pm
Gerontology Network (click for more info)

For more than 30 years,

Gerontology Network

has worked to enhance the quality of life and promote the independence of older adults, their families and care providers. Gerontology Network offers clients a variety of social and physical care programs, outreach, counseling, personal care, and case management. Gerontology Network dot org


Beautiful Wasteland 1997 via Rykodisc
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The Holmes Brothers

Rounding Third
Feed My Soul 2010 via Alligator Records
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Kasey Chambers

You Got the Car
The Captain 1999 via Warner Brothers
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Glenn Bulthuis

The Ladies Literary Club
Greatest Hits 1977-2007 2008 via Independent


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Nicholas Payton

Brownie a la Mode
Payton's Place 1998 via Polygram Records
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4:40 pm
Crooked Still - Wealthy Theatre (click for more info)
WYCE's Traditions! and the Michigan Heritage Music Association welcome Crooked Still to Grand Rapids in a Wealthy Theatre performance, Wednesday, May 5. Crooked Still's intoxicating sound is the product of five distinct talents exploring new ideas in traditional American roots, folk and bluegrass music. The show celebrates the release of their brand new album Some Strange Country. Special Guests Nobody's Darlin' opens the show. Doors at 7pm. Tickets and information - wealthy theatre dot org

Kate Rusby

The Village Green Preservation Society [-]
Awkward Annie 2008 via PURE
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Bruce Cockburn

When You Give It Away
Breakfast In New Orleans, Dinner In Timbuktu 1999 via Rykodisc
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4:30 pm
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Shemekia Copeland

The Push I Need [w/Dr. John]
Talking to Strangers 2002 via Alligator Records
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Bruce Springsteen

Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)
The Wild, the Innocent and the E Street Shuffle
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4:20 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.

Victor Wooten

A Chance
What Did He Say 1996 via Vanguard Records
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Malcolm Holcombe

Hannah's Tradin' Post
For The Mission Baby 2009 via Echo Mountain Records
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4:00 pm
Center for Inquiry - Michigan (click for more info)

Center for Inquiry Michigan seeks to foster a secular society based on science, reason, humanist values, and freedom of inquiry. CFI promotes the use of critical thinking skills and fact-based research. They host educational and social events for adults and children as well as develop communities where like-minded individuals can meet and share experiences. Translating humanist values into action for the common good of humanity, members also give back to their community through service projects. Learn more at C F I Michigan dot org or on Facebook: facebook dot com slash C F I M I

Time for Three

Orange Blossom Special
3 Fervent Travelers 2009 via E1 Entertainment
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Razia Said

Zebu Nation 2010 via Cumbancha Discovery
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Can't Nobody Do Me Like Jesus
Ollabelle 2004 via Sony
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Catherine Russell

Struttin' With Some Barbeque
Inside This Heart Of Mine 2010 via World Village
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Tift Merritt

Engine to Turn
See You On The Moon 2010 via Fantasy
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3:40 pm
GROW (click for more info)

Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women [GROW] provides education, connections, and resources that create and strengthen women-owned businesses. GROW's vision is to provide women of West Michigan the education and resources that will allow them to strive towards their dream of achieving self-fulfillment and positive economic change. More information is available at GROW


Flogging Molly

Float 2008 via Side One Dummy
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Corey Harris

Fire Go Come
Zion Crossroads 2007 via Telarc
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Let It Ride
Mr. Sad Clown 2010 via 429 Records


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Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

Better Things
I Learned The Hard Way 2010 via DAPTONE
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3:20 pm
WYCE Streaming! (click for more info)

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Cassandra Wilson

Go to Mexico
thunderbird 2006 via Blue Note Records
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Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion

Gotta Prove
Exploration 2005 via New West Records


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Natalie Merchant

King of May
Ophelia 1998 via Elektra / Wea
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Welcome, month of May!

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Caetano Veloso

13 de Maio (May 13th)
The Best of Caetano Veloso 2003 via Nonesuch
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The Nields

May Day Cafe
If You Lived Here You'd Be Home Now 2000 via Zoe Records
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3:00 pm
ArtServe (click for more info)

As the leading advocate for arts and cultural communities statewide since 1997, ArtServe Michigan seeks to equip and engage a growing grassroots network of advocates for arts and cultural education. By reinforcing the ability of artists and arts organizations to remain alive and well, ArtServe widens arts access, supports economic development and stimulates investments in artistic talent as an important natural resource. Get involved at art serve michigan dot org