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Playlist from 05/05/2010 @ 9:00pm

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Death Cab for Cutie

Talking Bird
Narrow Stairs 2008 via Atlantic
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Van Morrison

Moondance 1970 via Warner Bros / Wea
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The Lemonheads

Alison's Starting to Happen
It's A Shame About Ray 1992 via Atlantic
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Los Lonely Boys

She Came in Through the Bathroom Window
1969 2009 via R.E.D. Distribution
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Hill at Our Home
The Only Thing I Ever Wanted 2006 via Domino
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11:40 pm
Stadium Club Concert - Lucy Kaplansky (click for more info)
WYCE and Pepsi Stadium Club at Fifth / Third Ballpark welcome contemporary folk singer and songwriter Lucy Kaplansky. Lucy Kaplansky established her career in the New York City performing community. Her beautiful harmonies have made her a favorite singing partner, collaborating with Shawn Colvin, Richard Shindell and Suzanne Vega. She comes to Grand Rapids in advance of her new album, a trio CD featuring John Gorka and Eliza Gilkyson. Opening the show is Ralston Bowles. Lucy Kaplansky at Fifth / Third Ballpark - Sunday, May 23rd at 7:30 pm. Tickets at whitecaps baseball dot com. More information is available at WYCE dot org


Phillip's Van
Rubblebucket 2009 via CD BABY.COM/INDYS
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The Blue Rags

Sister Kate
Rag-N-Roll 1997 via Sub Pop
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Lawrence Arabia

Apple Pie Bed
Chant Darling 2010 via Bella Union
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Sonny Landreth

Natural World
The Road We're On 2003 via Sugarhill [Country]
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Head Honcho
A Mad And Faithful Telling 2008 via Anti
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11:20 pm
Toast and Jams (click for more info)
From 7 to 9 weekday mornings, Toast and Jams fortifies your day with WYCE’s eclectic commercial-free music! At 8:20 we bring you The First Amendment Quote of the Day – a salute to free expression from notable figures past and present. At 8:30 it’s Earth and Sky: A Clear Voice for Science. Plus in-studio interviews with local non-profit organizations, artist birthday celebrations and This Day in Music. Toast and Jams! weekday mornings on listener sponsored 88.1 FM WYCE!

Nick Drake

Place to Be
Pink Moon 1972 via Universal Int'l
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All I Want
More 1995 via Independent
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Pork Eater
Ticklah Vs. Axelrod 2007 via Easy Star Records
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May Erlewine

Easy Now
Love Labor 2009 via Earthwork
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The Do

At Last!
A Mouthful 2009 via Six Degrees
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11:00 pm
In the Spirit! (click for more info)

Join us Sunday mornings at 10 for a WYCE tradition - it's

In The Spirit!

- an exploration of music's spiritual roots. Hear music that celebrates the very best of human nature. And enjoy inspirational quotes by wise men and women from all walks of life.

In the Spirit!

- Sundays from 10 to noon - only on 88.1 FM WYCE!


Cloud Of Unknowing
Plastic Beach 2010 via Virgin Records
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Everytime We Say Goodbye
Echo 2003 via Hollywood Records
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The Jayhawks

Save It for a Rainy Day
Music From the North Country - The Jayhawks Anthology 2009 via American
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Brother Dege

The Battle of New Orleans
Folk Songs of the American Longhair 2010 via GolarWash Labs & Records
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10:40 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.

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

I Learned The Hard Way 2010 via DAPTONE
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Sinead Lohan

No Mermaid
No Mermaid 1998 via Interscope Records
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The Bird and the Bee

Rich Girl
Interpreting the Masters, Vol. 1- A Tribute to Daryl Hall and John Oates 2010 via Blue Note
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Jim Roll

Desperado in the Parking Lot
Inhabiting the Ball 2002 via Telegraph Media


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John Lee Hooker

Boogie Chillen'
The Very Best Of John Lee Hooker 1995 via Rhino Records
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MC Yogi

Ganesh Is Fresh
Elephant Power 2008 via White Swan
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10:20 pm
CD Release Parties - Casey Stratton / Seth and May (click for more info)
WYCE and Wealthy Theatre celebrate back-to-back shows from great local talents. First is Casey Stratton, sharing material from his new album, Memories and Photographs, Thursday, May 20th. Ka-REE-suh Wilson opens the show. Then, Friday, May 21st at 8pm, Seth Bernard and May Erlewine present a double album release party. Seth issues Is This You?, a companion piece to his album This Here. May releases her 5th solo project, Golden, the same night. Two for one! Tickets and information for both shows - wealthy theatre dot org

Patricia Barber

Use Me
Companion 1999 via Koch Records
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Livin in a World Gone Mad
Listen Hear 2008 via Controlled Substance
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My Bucket's Got a Hole in It
Good Rockin' Tonight- The Legacy of Sun Records 2001 via Sire / London/Rhino


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Delta Moon

Stuck in Carolina
Hell Bound Train 2010 via Red Parlor
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10:00 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

Trish Murphy

Concession Stand Song
Crooked Mile 1997 via Rhythmic Records
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Scott Miller & the Commonwealth

I Won't Go With You
I Won't Go With You EP 2002 via Sugar Hill Records
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Dr. John

Gris-Gris Gumbo Ya Ya
Mos' Scocious- Anthology 1993 via Rhino Records
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Janiva Magness

Slipped, Tripped and Fell in Love
The Devil is an Angel Too 2010 via Alligator Records
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9:40 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

Joe Jackson

Pretty Girls
Look Sharp! 1979 via A&M Records
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Gaelic Storm

Never Drink 'Em Dry (Johnny Tarr's Funeral)
Bring Yer Wellies 2008 via Megaforce


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Rachael Sage

Brave Mistake
Delancey Street 2010 via Mpress Records
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Martin Sexton

Solo 2008 via Kitchen Table
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Song for Dan Treacy
Congratulations 2010 via na
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9:20 pm
Hat Trick Concert - Backyard Tire Fire (click for more info)
WYCE's Spring Hat Trick Concert Series - presented by The Law Firm of Rhodes McKee - concludes with a performance by Backyard Tire Fire in a FREE show at One Trick Pony Grill and Taproom, Monday, May 17th at 7:30pm. Like their aromatic namesake, Backyard Tire Fire have grown from a smoldering, localized slow burn to an insistent, overriding funky presence that’s spreading - and refuses to be snuffed. This show benefits Goodwill Industries of Greater Grand Rapids, changing lives and communities through the power of work. The show is FREE with a suggested minimum donation of $10 to the night's charity. The Hat Trick series is once again made possible with support from The Law Firm of Rhodes McKee with lodging provided by Peaches Bed and Breakfast and audio support from Mark Swanson. More information - WYCE dot org

Meshell Ndegeocello

God Shiva
Peace Beyond Passion 1996 via Maverick
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No Bomb Is Smart
No Bomb Is Smart 2004 via Disappear Fear
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Frank Black

Frank Black Francis 2004 via spinART records
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Phantom Blues Band

I Only Have Love
Out of the Shadows 2006 via Delta Groove Prod
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feat. Taj Mahal

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The Pogues

Tuesday Morning
Waiting for Herb 1993 via Chameleon / Wea
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9:00 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.