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Playlist from 08/18/2012 @ 8:00am

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John Hiatt

Have a Little Faith in Me
Bring The Family 1987 via A&M Records
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Carolina Chocolate Drops

Sourwood Mountain
Dona Got a Ramblin Mind 2007 via Music Maker
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Delbert McClinton

Can I Change My Mind
Never Been Rocked Enough 1992 via Curb Records
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Victoria Williams

Moon River
Sings Some Ol' Songs 2002 via Dualtone Music Group
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9:40 am
Speaker on a Stick (click for more info)
Support for WYCE comes from On Stage Services, West Michigan's full-service rental, production and repair service for musical instruments, lighting and stage equipment. Additional support from SPEAKER-ON-A-STICK-DOT-COM: do it yourself audio rental for working musicians. More information at ON-STAGE-SERVICES-DOT-COM and SPEAKER-ON-A-STICK-DOT-COM.

David Wax Museum

Will You Be Sleeping
Knock Knock Get Up 2012 via Independent
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Maia Sharp

Track 07
Change the Ending 2012 via Blix Street
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Easy Star All-Stars

Human Nature
Easy Star's Thrillah 2012 via Easy Star
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New reggae CD of all Michael Jackson covers!

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9:30 am
Hope Network (click for more info) 616.243.0876

Shovels & Rope

O' Be Joyful 2012 via Dualtone Music Group
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Robert Cray

Nothin' But Love 2012 via Provogue
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9:20 am
Tuesday Evening Music Club - The Icicles / Valentiger (click for more info)
WYCE and Frederik Meijer Gardens present Tuesday Evening Music Club - featuring the finest Michigan music in the picturesque, outdoor setting of Meijer Amphitheater. This Tuesday, August 21st, the Gardens welcomes two Jammie-winning Grand Rapids rock bands - The Icicles and Valentiger! Tuesday Evening Music Club concerts are free with paid admission to Meijer Gardens and concerts begin at 7 pm. Complete schedule is on our website - wyce dot org - or at M-E-I-J-E-R gardens dot org

Carrie Newcomer

Breathe In Breathe Out
Everything is Everywhere 2011 via Available Light
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The Clayton Brothers

If This Isn't Love
Siblingity 2000 via Warner Brothers
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Sonia Dada

Lester's Methadone Clinic
A Day At The Beach 1995 via Razor & Tie
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Amadou & Mariam

Dougou Badia
Folila 2012 via Nonesuch
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9:00 am
Tax Credit Coalition (click for more info) Phone: 211 Heart of West Michigan United Way 118 Commerce Ave. SW Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Telephone: 616.459.6281 | Fax: 616.459.8460


The Way You Laugh
Nothing Is Wrong 2011 via Ato Records / Red
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Blue Molly

Somebody's Watching
Blue Molly 2012 via Independent


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8:40 am
Design the 25th Anniversary WYCE T-Shirt! (click for more info)
It's WYCE's 25 Anniversary and we want to celebrate in style - Here's your chance to help us design the commemorative T-Shirt! Submit your original T-Shirt design by Friday, September 21 at noon. Design should have a minimal color palatte and should capture the essence of WYCE music and community. WYCE staff will select winning designs. Winning designers receive VIP status for a year - good for lots of free concert ticket opportunities plus a WYCE memorabilia package! The winning designs will be offered to our listeners as a donation incentive during our upcoming 25th Anniversary fund drive this October. Complete details about the 25th anniversary T-shirt design opportunity are at WYCE dot org!

Louis Armstrong

Bucket's Got a Hole in It
Live At The 1958 Monterey Jazz Festival 2007 via Monterey Jazz Fest
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Donal Lunny

The Mouseskin Shoe/Dancing in Allihies
Coolfin 1998 via Blue Note Records
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Steve Forbert

That'll Be Alright
Over With You 2012 via Blue Corn Music
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8:30 am
NS2 - Tommy Emmanuel (click for more info)
Support for WYCE comes from NS2, presenting Grammy-nominated finger-style guitarist Tommy Emmanuel at Kalamazoo State Theatre, Friday, September 7th. 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 Kalamazoo State Theatre box office and all ticketmaster outlets, online at, or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000. More information at'

Bonnie Raitt

Take My Love With You
Slipstream 2012 via Redwing Records, LLC
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Great show from these women last night at Meijer Gardens.

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Will the Circle Be Unbroken
Johnny's Blues- A Tribute to Johnny Cash 2003 via Northern Blues


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8:20 am
Pin Drop - Enter the Haggis (click for more info)
Support for WYCE comes from the Pin Drop Concert Series. Next up in the series is Enter the Haggis. After numerous Grand Rapids stops in recent years, this Toronto-based Celt-rock outfit comes to the Lakeshore in support of their newest release, "Whitelake." The Pin Drop Concert Series presents acoustic artists in a silent, listening-room setting in which audiences can enjoy the nuance and subtleties of the music without interruption. Enter the Haggis at the Pin Drop Concert Series at Seven Steps Up, 116 South Jackson Street in Spring Lake. Friday, August 31st, 7:00 p.m. Tickets and more information at PIN-DROP-CONCERTS-DOT-COM.

Darren Hanlon

(There's Not Enough Songs About) Squash
Little Chills 2004 via Candle
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Fresh fruit and vegetables! Yay, Farmer's Market!

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Underneath the Mango Tree
Las Venus Resort Palace Hotel 2010 via Crammed Disc
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Diana Krall

Peel Me a Grape
Love Scenes 1997 via Grp Records
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Guy Clark

Homegrown Tomatoes
Craftsman 1995 via Philo / Pgd
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Olu Dara

In The World- From Natchez To New York 1998 via Atlantic / Wea
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8:00 am
Local First Grand Rapids (click for more info)

Local First believes a strong economy starts with local ownership and sustainable business practices. Local First helps business owners and entrepreneurs improve their impact in the community while educating the public on why supporting local matters. Their most recent initiative, Good for Grand Rapids, brings together and celebrates companies using business as a force for good. More information can be found at local first dot com.