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Playlist from 08/11/2010 @ 9:00pm

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The Low Anthem

To Ohio
Oh My God, Charlie Darwin 2009 via Nonesuch
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Spit on a Stranger
Quarantine the Past: The Best of Pavement 2010 via Matador Records
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My Morning Jacket

The Way That He Sings
Okonokos 2006 via Ato Records / Red
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Kendel Carson

Oh Baby Lie Down
Alright Dynamite 2009 via TRAINWRECK RECORDS
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Mayer Hawthorne

Make Her Mine
A Strange Arrangement 2010 via Stones Throw
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11:40 pm
Meijer Gardens - Brandi Carlile (click for more info)
WYCE joins Frederick Meijer Gardens Summer Concert Series in welcoming Brandi Carlile and her band, Wednesday, August 25. Brandi Carlile is a gifted singer/songwriter whose rich voice and literate storytelling belie her youth. Her third album, Give Up The Ghost, unveils her talents in their truest form, offering her most candid recording to date. Tickets for the final Meijer Summer Concert of the season - Brandi Carlile - Wednesday, August 25th - available at M-E-I-J-E-R gardens dot org

Frazey Ford

Blue Streak Mama
Obadiah 2010 via Nettwerk Records
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First of the Gang to Die
You Are The Quarry 2004 via Sanctuary Records
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Tab Benoit

Match Box Blues
Standing On The Bank 1995 via Vanguard Records
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John Scofield

Jungle Fiction
Uberjam 2002 via Verve
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Sleigh Bells

Riot Rhythm
Treats 2010 via MOM & POP MUSIC
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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!


Fight Song Melodies
Rocket Science 2007 via Lakeshore Records


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Zee Avi

Bitter Heart
Zee Avi 2009 via Brushfire Records
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Sheep Go to Heaven
Prolonging the Magic 1998 via Volcano
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The Staple Singers

You've Got to Earn It
The Best Of The Staple Singers 1986 via Fantasy
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Peter Wolf

Everything I Do (Gonna Be Funky)
Midnight Souvenirs 2010 via Verve
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11:00 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.

Tim O'Brien

My Girl's Waiting For Me (River Driving)
Chicken & Egg 2010 via 100% WOMON
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All Your Way
Yes 1995 via Rykodisc
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Van Morrison

Moondance 1970 via Warner Bros / Wea
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Carmen Lundy

When Lights Are Low
Solamente 2009 via Afrasia Productions, Inc.
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10:40 pm
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (click for more info)
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

provides communication, human services and education to the deaf, hard-of-hearing and hearing communities - with the goal of inclusiveness - in Western Michigan. Services include mental health coordination, job placement, interpreter referral and hearing assistance outreach. More information - Deaf H H S dot org


Smokestack Lightnin'
2120 South Michigan 1999 via AMC


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Willie Nelson

Mendocino County Line
Lost Highway 2009 via Lost Highway
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10:20 pm
Stadium Club Concert - Paul Thorn (click for more info)
WYCE and The Intersection Lounge welcome Paul Thorn and his band, Wednesday, August 18 at 7:30pm. Paul Thorn's newest and best selling album, "Pimps and Preachers", explores spiritual questions through the earthy blues, haunted old-school country and stripped-down gospel music of his Mississippi upbringing. Tickets for Paul Thorn at The Intersection - Wednesday, August 18 - at Section Live dot com


Sensuous 2007 via Everloving
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Papa's Culture

Papa's Culture, But 1993 via Elektra / Wea
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Colin Hay

Beautiful World
Going Somewhere 2005 via Compass Records


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William Topley

Stabroek Woman
Black River 1997 via © 1997 Mercury Records
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Howard Tate

Hell (is just a Place on Earth)
A Portrait of Howard 2006 via Solid Ground Productions
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Regina Spektor

One More Time With Feeling
Far 2009 via Warner Bros.
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10:00 pm
West Michigan Environmental Action Council (click for more info)
Since 1968, the West Michigan Environmental Action Council has served as West Michigan’s leading voice for environmental protection. WMEAC [WEE-me-ack] works to protect and enhance West Michigan’s natural and human environments by translating the concerns of people into positive action. More information is available at 616-451-3051 or info at


Tudo Bem Malandro
Achados e Perdidos 2005 via Quannum Projects
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Paul Weller

Grasp & Still Connect
Wake Up the Nation 2010 via Yep Roc Records
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Catching A Tiger 2010 via Fat Possum
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Roy Hargrove

The Joint
Hard Groove 2003 via Verve
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Robert Bradley's Blackwater Surprise

Time To Discover 2000 via RCA
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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

They Might Be Giants

Boat of Car
Then- The Earlier Years 1997 via Restless Records
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Johnny Cash

Daddy Sang Bass
The Legend Of Johnny Cash, Vol. 2 2006 via Universal


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Deer Tick

The Black Dirt Sessions 2010 via Partisan Records
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Erin McKeown

Born to Hum
Grand 2003 via Nettwerk Records
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Nathen Maxwell

Love Outlaw
White Rabbit 2009 via Usa Side 1 Dummy
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Mississippi Heat

Peace Train
Let's Live It Up! 2010 via Delmark
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9:20 pm
Cowpie Blues Festival - Tickets On Sale Now! (click for more info)
Tickets are on sale now for West Michigan's annual Blues music festival - The Cowpie Blues Festival - coming to Alaska, Michigan, Friday and Saturday, August 13 and 14! This year's fest features 11 bands from across the nation - and from right here at home. Guests include Joanne Shaw Taylor; Harper; Root Doctor; Donald Kinsey Band; Motor City Josh; Biscuit Miller; Larry McCray; Jimmie Stagger; Thirsty Perch Blues Band and even more. All weekend and single day passes include camping. Tickets and info - cowpie blues festival dot com

The New Pornographers

Crash Years
Together 2010 via Matador Records
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Donna the Buffalo

Mr. King
Rockin' In The Weary Land 1998 via Sugarhill [Country]
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Pato Banton

Bubbling Hot
Collections 1994 via Blue Note Records
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Lead Me Not Into Penn Station 2001 via Radical Records
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9:00 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!