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Playlist from 08/25/2010 @ 9:00pm

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

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all tracks listed in reverse chronological order


Wise Up
Magnolia- Music from the Motion Picture 1999 via Warner Bros / Wea


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Ya No Duele
Mar Dulce 2008 via Decca
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Neneh Cherry

Homebrew 1992 via Virgin Records
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JJ Grey & Mofro

Diyo Dayo
Georgia Warhorse 2010 via Alligator Records
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11:40 pm
The Rapidian! (click for more info)

The Rapidian is a hyper-local news source powered by you! This online citizen journalism project is intended to increase the flow of local news in the Grand Rapids community and its neighborhoods. The Rapidian empowers individuals to report the news from the inside out by providing tools, training, platforms and support. Get involved at the rapidian dot org The Rapidian is a service of the Grand Rapids Community Media Center.

John Gorka

Edgar the Party Man
Between Five and Seven 1996 via Highstreet
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Dwight Yoakam

Good Time Charlie's Got The Blues
Under The Covers 1997 via Reprise / Wea
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The Harlem Experiment

A Rose In Spanish Harlem
The Harlem Experiment 2007 via Rope a Dope / Ryko
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The Weepies

Please Speak Well of Me
Be My Thrill 2010 via Nettwerk Records
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Four Men & a Dog

Another Irish Rover
Shifting Gravel 1993 via Green Linnet
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Camera Obscura

Let's Get Out of This Country
Let's Get Out Of This Country 2006 via Merge Records
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11:20 pm
Traditions! (click for more info)
American Roots, Redefined - Sundays, 8 AM

Peter Karp and Sue Foley

So Far so Fast
He Said She Said 2010 via Blind Pig
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Danielle Howle

Cut a Rug
Skorborealis 2002 via Daemon Records
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The Ink Spots

Greatest Hits 1989 via Mca
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The Fiery Furnaces

The End Is Near
I'm Going Away 2009 via Thrill Jockey
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Richard Julian

Girls Need Attention
Girls Need Attention 2010 via Compass Records
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Nina Simone

Turn Me On
The Blues 1991 via Polydor
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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!

Think of One

Essa Mesa
Trafico 2006 via Crammed Discs
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Hell Yes
Guero 2005 via Geffen Records
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Todd Thibaud

Little Mystery
Little Mystery 1999 via Doolittle
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You Make It Easy
Moon Safari 1998 via Caroline
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The Derek Trucks Band

Don't Miss Me
Roadsongs 2010 via Sony Legacy
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10:40 pm
Mary Free Bed Rehab Hospital (click for more info)

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital was founded in 1891 to provide medical care for patients of limited financial means in our community. Mary Free Bed exists to restore independence, hope and freedom through physical rehabilitation to people with disabilities. For adult and pediatric patients alike, Mary Free Bed provides comprehensive rehabilitation services. More Information - Mary Free Bed dot com


The Gaslight Anthem

We Did It When We Were Young
American Slang 2010 via Side One Dummy
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Steve Earle

You're Still Standing There [w/Lucinda Williams]
I Feel Alright 1996 via Warner Brothers
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Sleigh Bells

Tell 'Em
Treats 2010 via MOM & POP MUSIC
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Carla Bruni

Quelqu'un m'a dit 2004 via V2 Ada
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Soul Coughing

Down to This
Ruby Vroom 1994 via Warner Brothers
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10:20 pm
Michelle Shocked - Wealthy Theatre (click for more info)
WYCE and the Michigan Heritage Music Association present Michelle Shocked, performing at Wealthy Theatre, Thursday, September 23rd. A long-time WYCE favorite, Michelle Shocked brings her RoadWorks tour to Grand Rapids. This tour aims to curate songs based on the theme 'American Idle', documenting the effects of jobless recovery. Ticket-holders will have exclusive access to a limited-edition RoadWorks recording following the tour. Tickets for Michelle Shocked - Thursday, September 23rd - at wealthy theatre dot org Community Media Center members enjoy many advantages, including discounts and bar privilege at nearly all Wealthy Theatre events.

Madeleine Peyroux

I'm All Right
Half The Perfect World 2006 via Rounder / Umgd
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Golden Smog

Blood On The Slacks 2007 via Lost Highway
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Bill Sims

I Want To See You Again
Bill Sims 1999 via Warner Bros / Wea
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Randy Newman

Harps And Angels 2008 via Nonesuch
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Brandi Carlile

Someday Never Comes
Brandi Carlile 2005 via Red Int / Red Ink
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10:00 pm
John Ball Zoological Society (click for more info)
John Ball Zoological Society works to advance public education about the need for wildlife conservation and preservation. The Society operates a membership program; provides Zoo food services and Gift Shop; coordinates publicity and promotions; and conducts fund-raising operations. Society members receive FREE admission to the John Ball Zoo; FREE or reduced admission to over 140 other zoos and aquariums; and much more. More information is available at john ball zoo society dot org or email

Charlie Hunter

High Pockets And A Fanny Pack
Gentlemen, I Neglected To Inform You You Will Not Be Getting Paid 2010 via Spire Artist Media
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Tom Rush

Kids These Days
The Very Best Of Tom Rush- No Regrets 1999 via Sony
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Andrew Bird

Fiery Crash
Armchair Apocrypha 2007 via Fat Possum Records
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Enter The Haggis

Casualties Of Retail 2004 via United Opportunity
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9:40 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

Buddy Miller

Shelter Me
Universal United House Of Prayer 2004 via New West Records
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Leon Redbone

Big Bad Bill (is Sweet William Now)
Champagne Charlie 1978 via Warner Bros / Wea
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Sugar Blue

I Just Got To Know
Blue Blazes 1994 via Alligator Records
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Drive-by Truckers

Self Destructive Zones
Brighter Than Creation's Dark 2008 via New West Records
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9:20 pm
Meijer Gardens Tuesday Evening Music Club week 5 (click for more info)
WYCE and Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park present the Tuesday Evening Music Club, coming to an end for 2010 on Tuesday, August 31st. The final show of every season is "Ralston and Friends", in which singer-songwriter and local music mogul Ralston Bowles presents a showcase of his music and the music of several surprise guests. Past guests have included aspiring locals, a young musician traveling the U.S. by boxcar, and international recording artists just stopping through for the event. And, to add an extra layer of fun to the evening, August 31st happens to be Ralston's birthday! The Tuesday Evening Music Club is open to all Meijer Gardens members at no charge. Non-members' gain entrance with a day pass to the gardens. More information is available online at the concerts page at

Indigo Swing

How Lucky Can One Guy Be
All Aboard 1998 via Time Bomb
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Thomas Blondet

Samba Soul
The Sound of Rhythm & Culture 2010 via Esl Music
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The Subdudes

(You'll Be) Satisfied
Annunciation 1994 via Highstreet
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Ike & Tina Turner

Mississippi Rolling Stone
Sexy-Seductive-Provocative 1993 via Paula Records
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Lee Harvey Osmond

Cuckoo's Nest
A Quiet Evil 2009 via Latent Recordings
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9:00 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!