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Playlist from 05/14/2011 @ 3:00am

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Robb M

Platters That Matter! - In Pursuit Of The Defining Mix; The Occasional Oh Wow! Factor Thrown In For Kicks

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all tracks listed in reverse chronological order

Peter Tosh

Ketchy Shuby
Scrolls of the Prophet: The Best 1999 via Sony
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Tejas Brothers

This Little Feeling
Rich Man 2011 via Smith Entertainment
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G. Love

Just Fine
Fixin' To Die 2011 via Brushfire Records
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The Pretenders

The Nothing Maker
Break Up The Concrete 2008 via Shangri-La Music
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5:40 am
Izaak Walton League (click for more info)

The Izaak Walton League aims to protect and use sustainably America's rich resources to ensure a high quality of life for all people, now and in the future. The Grand Rapids chapter is involved with outdoor activities, fishing, water issues, and conservation. For more information, "michigan ikes dot org." "Michigan I K E S dot org"

Groove Merchant

Groove Merchant 2009 via Independent


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Kelley Hunt

Gravity Loves You
Gravity Loves You 2011 via 88 Records
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Steve Earle

I Don't Want to Lose You Yet
Transcendental Blues 2000 via Artemis Records
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Mustard Plug

Who Benefits
In Black And White 2007 via Hopeless Records


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Koko Taylor

Hound Dog
Force of Nature 1993 via Alligator Records
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5:20 am
Acoustic Cafe (click for more info)

Join WYCE Friday mornings at 9 for Acoustic Cafe a two hour weekly radio show produced and hosted by Rob Reinhart. 

Each week, Acoustic Café treats you to the latest from today's great songwriting talents plus classic songwriters like Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young and John Prine. 

 Acoustic Cafe - Friday at 9am - exclusively on listener-sponsored 88.1 FM WYCE in West Michigan.

Robbie Robertson

Straight Down The Line
How To Become Clairvoyant 2011 via 429 Records
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Lucinda Williams

I Don't Know How You're Livin'
Blessed 2011 via Lost Highway
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Azam Ali

From Night To The Edge Of Day 2011 via Six Degrees
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5:00 am
Master Arts Theatre [generic] (click for more info)

Master Arts Theatre's mission is to develop artists and to engage audiences in theatre that is enriching, encouraging, enlightening and positively impacting West Michigan. Master Arts offers four main stage shows per year and a youth summer stock production. In addition to main stage productions, they offer summer camps for youth, regular classes for children through adults, and a number of touring troupes that perform in a variety of venues. Located at 75 77th Street south west - Master Arts dot org

Vincent Hayes

Thank You Baby
Reclamation 2010 via CD BABY.COM/INDYS


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James Blunt

So Far Gone
Some Kind of Trouble 2011 via Atlantic
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Ray Lamontagne

New York City's Killing Me
God Willin' & The Creek Don't Rise 2010 via RCA/RED
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I've said it before, what a great name for a band!

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Amanda Shires

Sloe Gin
Carrying Lightning 2011 via Independent
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4:40 am
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

Jimmy Buffett

Desdemona's Building a Rocket Ship
Banana Wind 1996 via MCA
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Duke Robillard

Fatal Heart Attack
Passport To The Blues 2010 via Stony Plain Music
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Uptown Jazz Collective

She Do What She Do 2011 via JansenMusic
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4:20 am
Wealthy Theatre Centennial Campaign (click for more info)
The last century of Wealthy Theatre has given Grand Rapids a community gathering place, a platform for expression, a forum for education, and an avenue for culture, arts and entertainment. In 2011, Wealthy Theatre turns 100 years old. To celebrate the Centennial, this Grand Rapids gem is about to undergo a comprehensive sustainability transformation - making it one of the greenest historic theatres in the nation. We're going to reduce energy use by 75%, and update our systems, technology, and facilities. We're going to raise $500,000 to do it. You can help. Visit "Wealthy Theatre dot org slash one hundred" to make your financial contribution.

Dave Alvin

Fourth of July
King Of California 1994 via Hightone
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Marcia Ball

Believing In Love
Roadside Attractions 2011 via Alligator Records
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Delta Moon

Stuck in Carolina
Hell Bound Train 2010 via Red Parlor
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Dead Can Dance

The Song of the Sibyl
A Passage in Time 1991 via 4ad / Ada
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Dead Can Dance

A Passage in Time 1991 via 4ad / Ada
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4:00 am
Junior League of Grand Rapids (click for more info)

The Junior League of Grand Rapids is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism; developing the potential of women; and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. The Junior League empowers women to take action in the greater Grand Rapids area through leadership training and development. Meet some amazing women; learn about the League, their projects and fundraisers at Junior League GR dot com

Hot Tuna

If This is Love
Steady As She Goes 2011 via Red House Records
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Jorma and Jack's side project from their days with the Airplane. Still sounding great 43 years onward.

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Sophie B. Hawkins

Surfer Girl
Wilderness 2004 via Trumpet Swan
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The Fred Knapp Trio

Lucky Southern
Happy Jazz 2003 via CDBY


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Mark Weinstein

Jazz Brasil 2010 via Jazzheads
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3:40 am
D.A. Blodgett / St. John's (click for more info)

D.A. Blodgett - St. John's works to enhance the well being of children and their families by providing traditional and innovative programs that will assure the best opportunities to realize their potential as human beings. Services include family counseling, therapy, pregnancy support, adoption, foster care, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, and more. Learn more at D A Blodgett dot org

The Iguanas

9 Volt Heart
Plastic Silver 9-Volt Heart 2003 via Yep Roc Records
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Luther Dickinson / Sons of Mudboy

Back Back Train
Onward & Upward 2009 via Memphis Int'L
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The Waifs

Temptation 2011 via Compass Records
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Keb' Mo'

Shave Yo' Legs
Keep It Simple 2004 via Sony
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Bruce Cockburn

Small Source Of Comfort 2011 via TRUE NORTH
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Cockburn's only Michigan appearance is May 19 & 20 in Ann Arbor.

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3:20 am
Alliance for Environmental Sustainability (click for more info)

The Alliance for Environmental Sustainability is a resource dedicated to helping people understand the options available for designing, building and occupying structures that offer environmentally friendly alternatives, energy efficient products and improved indoor air quality. AES provides training, education, seminars and consulting to those interested in investing in their homes, communities, and environments by implementing sustainable building practices. More information at Alliance E S dot org

Rachael Yamagata

Little Life
Elephants...Teeth Sinking Into Heart 2008 via Warner Bros.
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David Gray

White Ladder 2000 via RCA
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Ekendra Das

Never To Return
Ethnomusicology 2011 via CDBY
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Sailing By
Sleeping With the Gods of Love 2001 via Paras Recording
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3:00 am
WYCE Legacy (click for more info)

88.1 FM WYCE presents


, every Sunday night at 6pm, as part of WYCE's Sunday night lineup. Each week, join host

Bruce Parrott

for an eclectic mix of classics that influenced today's artists. Hear from one hit wonders, albums that inspired and music that gave birth to entire genres. PLUS - every episode enjoy 'Local Legacy' tracks from Grand Rapids musicians of the past. WYCE's Legacy is Sundays at 6pm - only here on 88.1 FM WYCE.