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Playlist from 06/18/2011 @ 8:00am

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Eric Lindell

If Love Can't Find a Way
Gulf Coast Highway 2009 via Alligator Records
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Alice Peacock

City of Angels
Love Remains 2009 via Adrenaline Music
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Bela Fleck & The Flecktones

Life In Eleven
Rocket Science 2011 via Entertainment One Music
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9:40 am
Carol's Ferals (click for more info)

Carol's Ferals is here to help YOU help cats in YOUR neighborhood. Carol's Ferals loans live traps, teaches you how to use them and offers suggestions on how to trap the hardest to catch cats. The practice of T-N-R (Trap-Neuter-Return) is the most humane way to deal with free-roaming cats both feral and stray. Carol's Ferals offers spay and neuter surgeries for trapped ferals at a significantly reduced rate, and funding is in place to help cats in certain areas. More information is available at carolsferals.org or email info@carolsferals.org

Shelby Lynne

Gotta Get Back
I Am Shelby Lynne 1999 via Mercury / Universal
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Lipbone Redding

James Brown
Unbroken 2011 via BePop Records
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Dawes

How Far We've Come
Nothing Is Wrong 2011 via Ato Records / Red
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9:30 am
Blandford Nature Center (click for more info)

Blandford Nature Center is a non-profit that believes children and adults learn best through personal experience. Blandford invites the community to get its hands dirty in nature - whether through standing knee-high in water to learn about stream ecology​, getting a close-up view of an owl for the first time,​ or planting squash seeds to start a garden. 

Blandford offers field trips, community programs, rentals, and day camps​ through an active outdoor environmental lab, led by a team of passionate, knowledgeable people with a strong link from past to future, promoting sustainability. 

​Blandford Nature Center ​has been a part of the West Michigan community for decades and continues to be your gateway to the outdoors!

Find out more by visiting "blandford nature center dot org" or calling 616-735-6240.

The Cottars

Byker Hill
Forerunner 2006 via Rounder / Pgd
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Madeleine Peyroux

Martha My Dear
Standing On The Rooftop 2011 via Decca
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They Might Be Giants

Istanbul (Not Constantinople)
Flood 1990 via Elektra / Wea
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Peter Himmelman

Fatherhood
Unstoppable Forces 2004 via Major Record Label
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9:20 am
FMG 2011 Summer Concert Series - Buddy Guy (click for more info)
WYCE joins Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park in welcoming Buddy Guy back to the Outdoor Summer Concert Series, Thursday, June 23rd. With more than fifty years of performance, well over 50 albums, and six Grammy awards to his credit, Buddy Guy is a living legend of the Chicago Blues. 12-year-old guitar prodigy Quinn Sullivan opens the show. Tickets for Buddy Guy - Thursday, June 23rd - at Meijer Gardens dot org - M-E-I-J-E-R gardens dot org

Dengue Fever

Thank You Goodbye
Cannibal Courtship 2011 via Fantasy
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James Kinds

Body Slam
Love You from the Top 2011 via Delmark
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The Head and The Heart

Lost in My Mind
The Head and The Heart 2011 via Sub Pop
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Michael Franti & Spearhead

I Know I'm Not Alone
Yell Fire! 2006 via Anti
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9:00 am
NS2 - Tommy Emmanuel (click for more info)
Today's WYCE Business Day Sponsor is NS2, presenting Grammy-nominated fingerstyle guitarist Tommy Emmanuel at DeVos Performance Hall, Thursday, Sept. 29st. During his 45-year career, Tommy Emmanuel has released four Gold and Platinum-selling albums, and shared the stage with notable guitarists such as Eric Clapton, Joe Walsh, Les Paul and Chet Atkins -- who called Emmanuel "one of the greatest players on the planet". Tickets are on sale now at the DeVos Place and Van Andel Arena box offices, online at ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster outlets or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000. More information at devosperformancehall.com.

Hazmat Modine

I've Been Lonely For So Long
Cicada 2011 via Barbes
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Meklit Hadero

Float and Fall
On A Day Like This... 2010 via Porto Franco Records
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Drew Nelson

Wealthy Street
Immigrant Son 2005 via Mackinaw Harvest Music

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8:40 am
Grand River Water Festival (click for more info)
WYCE joins West Michigan Environmental Action Council in presenting the new two-day Grand River Water Festival at Kent County Youth Fairgrounds, Saturday and Sunday, June 25th and 26th! Grand River Water Festival works to entertain, educate and activate the public in support of our region's precious water resources. An amazing lineup of Michigan musicians have come together for the cause and the new venue allows for CAMPING and an adult beverage tent at the event! Best of all - attendance is FREE! Camping passes are available for purchase at the gate or right now at G R Water Festival dot org Complete lineup and more information are also available at the site or at W - M - E - A - C dot org The 2011 Grand River Water Festival is made possible through the support of the WEG-ee Foundation and Wheeler Family Foundation.

The Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)
Buck Jump 1999 via Mammoth / Pgd
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Marcia Ball

We Fell Hard
Roadside Attractions 2011 via Alligator Records
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Paul Simon

Getting Ready for Christmas Day
So Beautiful Or So What 2011 via HEAR MUSIC
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8:30 am
San Chez 2011 Message B (click for more info)
Support for WYCE comes from San Chez Café, offering Spanish or traditional breakfast from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m, every day -- featuring Eggland’s Best eggs, fair trade coffees and custom-blended organic teas. San Chez Deli and Market offers imported wine and beer, grab-and-go meals made with artisan meats and cheeses, plus vegan and gluten-free options. Fulton and Commerce, Downtown G.R. Sanchezbistro.com.

Ziggy Marley

A Sign
Wild And Free 2011 via Tuff Gong Worldwide
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Lucinda Williams

Blessed
Blessed 2011 via Lost Highway
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8:20 am
NS2 - Tommy Emmanuel (click for more info)
Support for WYCE comes from NS2, presenting Grammy-nominated fingerstyle guitarist Tommy Emmanuel at DeVos Performance Hall, Thursday, Sept. 29st. During his 45-year career, Tommy Emmanuel has released four Gold and Platinum-selling albums, and shared the stage with notable guitarists such as Eric Clapton, Joe Walsh, Les Paul and Chet Atkins -- who called Emmanuel "one of the greatest players on the planet". Tickets are on sale now at the DeVos Place and Van Andel Arena box offices, online at ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster outlets or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000. More information at devosperformancehall.com.

Johnny Cash

Aloha Oe
American VI- Ain't No Grave 2010 via American Recordings/Lost Highway
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Hawai'i, here we come!

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Jack Johnson

Only the Ocean
To The Sea 2010 via Brushfire
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Catfish Keith

Hawaiian Cowboy
Cherry Ball 1993 via na
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Poi Dog Pondering

Aloha Honolulu
Poi Dog Pondering 1989 via Texas Hotel Records
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Keola Beamer

Hemo Da Kope Bean
Wooden Boat 1994 via Windham Hill Records
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8:00 am
NS2 - Tommy Emmanuel (click for more info)
Today's WYCE Business Day Sponsor is NS2, presenting Grammy-nominated fingerstyle guitarist Tommy Emmanuel at DeVos Performance Hall, Thursday, Sept. 29st. During his 45-year career, Tommy Emmanuel has released four Gold and Platinum-selling albums, and shared the stage with notable guitarists such as Eric Clapton, Joe Walsh, Les Paul and Chet Atkins -- who called Emmanuel "one of the greatest players on the planet". Tickets are on sale now at the DeVos Place and Van Andel Arena box offices, online at ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster outlets or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000. More information at devosperformancehall.com.