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Playlist from 02/22/2011 @ 3:00pm

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Black Sands 2010 via Ninja Tune
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Lazy Genius

Change Your Mind
Strange Plains Dark Grooves 2009 via Independent


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Avi Buffalo

What's In It For
Avi Buffalo 2010 via Sub Pop
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5:40 pm
Cabin Fever Blues Series - The Kinsey Report (click for more info)
This Saturday is the last chance to get the Cabin Fever Blues at Billy's Lounge. WYCE and West Michigan Blues Society welcome The Kinsey Report, featuring Donald Kinsey. By age 23, Donald Kinsey had already earned his place in music history, having played in the bands of Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, and Albert King. He joins with Ralph and Kenneth, the elder sons of Chicago bluesman Lester “Big Daddy” Kinsey, to deliver reggae, rock, funk, and soul. All tickets are $10 at the door. Thanks to Brick Road Pizza for their support of the Cabin Fever Blues Series at Billy's Lounge. billys lounge dot com


On Into The Night
The Night 2011 via Independent


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Afrodesia 2011 via Luv n' Haight
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Shawn Lee's Ping Pong Orchestra

Ghost In the Rain
World Of Funk 2011 via Ubiquity
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5:30 pm
Local Spins Live (click for more info)
Today's Earth & Sky Sponsor is the “Local Spins Live” concert series, hosted by music writer John Sinkevics of The Grand Rapids Press and The Saturday night “Local Spins Live” shows will put the spotlight on local and regional artists who released some of the past year's most compelling albums. The Feb. 26 show features The New Midwest, which won Sinkevics' Local Spin of the Year award for 2010, and Ralston Bowles, who was honored with the Silver Spin Award for his longstanding contributions to Grand Rapids' music scene. 8:00, Saturday, February 26th at One Trick Pony. Admission is free, but donations will be collected for ACCESS, which oversees Kent County food pantries for needy families. One Trick Pony is located at 136 E. Fulton St.


My Yiddishe Momme
Black Sabbath- The Secret Musical History of Black-Jewish Relations 2010 via Idelsohn Society


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Lights at Sea

Lights At Sea 2008 via Independent


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5:20 pm
Seven Steps Up (click for more info)
Support for WYCE comes from Seven Steps Up Event and Banquet Center in Spring Lake, presenting the Pin Drop Concert Series. The first performance in this acoustic, listening-room-style concert series comes from Alice Peacock, who has performed multiple times in WYCE's Hat Trick Concert Series, and returns to West Michigan in support of her newest release, Love Remains. Alice Peacock at the Pin Drop Concert Series at Seven Steps Up Event and Banquet Center in Spring Lake. Thursday, March 3rd. Tickets and more information available online at or

Sarah Jaffe

Before You Go
Suburban Nature 2010 via Kirtland Records
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Bright Eyes

Approximate Sunlight
The People's Key 2011 via Saddle Creek
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Charlotte Gainsbourg

5-55 2007 via Vice Records
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Portugal. The Man

The Home
The Satanic Satanist 2009 via Equal Vision Records
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5:00 pm
Goodwill Industries (click for more info) (800) 741-0186

Four Tet

There Is Love in You 2010 via Domino
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Rolling Stones

Tattoo You
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George McCrae

I Get Lifted
Rock Your Baby
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Aloe Blacc

Green Lights
Good Things 2010 via Stones Throw
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Ted Hawkins

Sorry You're Sick
Watch Your Step
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4:40 pm
Young Dubliners (click for more info)
West Michigan White Caps and Pepsi Stadium Club at Fifth Third Ballpark host a pre-St. Patty's Day concert with Celtic rock band The Young Dubliners, Saturday, March 5th at 8pm. Opening the show are local favorites Crack Wisely. Just 200 tickets are available for the Saturday, March 5th Young Dubliners show. fifth third ball or by phone at 784-4131.

Local Natives

Wide Eyes
Gorilla Manor 2010 via French Kiss
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Marvin the Robot

John Henry Jacob Jingelhiemer Schmidt
Loveiathan 2011 via Independent


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4:30 pm
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The Hundred in the Hands

Young Aren't Young
The Hundred in the Hands 2010 via Warp Records
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Band of Horses

Infinite Arms 2010 via Fat Possum
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Amos Lee

Clear Blue Eyes
Mission Bell 2011 via Blue Note Records
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4:20 pm

Jens Lekman

Maple Leaves
Oh You're So Silent Jens 2005 via Secretly Canadian
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Florence + the Machine

Lungs 2009 via Universal Republic
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Magnetic Fields

I Shatter
69 Love Songs Volume 2
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Middle Brother

Middle Brother 2011 via Partisan Records
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4:00 pm
MI BLOOD (click for more info) 1-866-MIBLOOD (642-5663). Michigan Blood corporate headquarters is located at: 1036 Fuller NE Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Mailing address: 1036 Fuller NE-PO Box 1704 Grand Rapids, MI 49501-1704

Aretha Franklin

Young, Gifted and Black
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Ghost Heart

The Tunnel 2011 via Friction Records


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Helado Negro

Espuma Negra
Awe Owe 2009 via Asthmatic Kitty
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Holy F**k

Latin America
Latin 2010 via Young Turks
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Okkervil River

Unless It's Kicks
The Stage Names 2007 via Jagjaguwar
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3:40 pm
Steve Talaga (click for more info)
Support for WYCE comes from Steve Talaga, Grand Rapids-based pianist, composer and arranger. Steve Talaga dot com

Cotton Jones

I Am the Changer
Paranoid Cocoon 2009 via Suicide Squeeze


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Of the Blue Colour of the Sky 2010 via Capitol
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The Alley
100 Lovers 2011 via Anti
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3:20 pm
Promo - Glance at the Past (click for more info)

Grand Rapids Historical Commission, in collaboration with Community Media Center, presents "Glance at the Past." This brief historical narrative reflects on the people, places and events that shaped our community.

Find out much more about the Grand Rapids Historical Commission online at "history grand rapids dot org"

And tune in for "Glance at the Past" - exclusively on listener sponsored  88.1 FM WYCE.


James Vincent McMorrow

If I Had a Boat
Early In The Morning 2011 via Vagrant
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Jessica Lea Mayfield

Our Hearts Are Wrong
Tell Me 2011 via Nonesuch
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Otis Redding

These Arms Of Mine
Live On Sunset Strip 2010 via Stax
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Bebel Gilberto

So Nice (Summer Samba)
Tanto Tempo 2000 via Six Degrees
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Three Shades
Ghost Rock 2008 via Ubiquity


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3:00 pm
Catherine's Health Center (click for more info) 1211 Lafayette Ave NE Grand Rapids MI 49505 Clinic office Phone: (616) 336-8800 Fax: (616) 336-9700 Development office Phone: (616) 233-0992