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Playlist from 04/01/2007 @ 12:00am

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Spare Tissue
Nerve 2003 via Harmonized
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Jimmy Smith Goes To Washington
Waiting For The Boogaloo Sisters 2003 via PKO


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Tower of Power

What Is Hip-
Live And In Living Color 1990 via Warner Bros / Wea
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2:40 am
Child and Family Rsources (click for more info)
April is National Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month, and the Child and Family Resource Council is hosting a number of events to raise awareness of this critical social issue and engage the community in action. One of the activities is the 19th Annual Service to Children Awards on Saturday, April 14 at Fountain Street Church. The Awards will feature Dave Pelzer, internationally-recognized child abuse survivor and #1 New York Times best-selling author; he will share his inspirational presentation, "Help Yourself.” More information is available at 454-HOPE.

Victor Wooten

Are You Ready, Baby
Live in America 2001 via Compass Records
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Bela Fleck & the Flecktones

Hall of Mirrors
Live at the Quick 2002 via Sony
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Trio Beyond

Allah Be Praised
Saudades 2006 via Ecm Records
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Medeski Martin & Wood

Uninvisible 2002 via Blue Note Records
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2:20 am
Tarbox Ramblers (click for more info)
Following a sold out WYCE show in 2006, The TARBOX RAMBLERS will make their return to Grand Rapids and Jukes Bar on Wednesday May 2. The Tarbox Ramblers have added a third member, and a number of new songs. All Music Guide calls their music a "train wreck of swamp blues, hillbilly, gospel, and woolly folk." Tickets for the Tarbox Ramblers are available at Jukes Bar, on Leonard St just west of 131, and at Vertigo Music. Doors at 6pm, show at 8. Support for the Tarbox Ramblers comes from Global Infusion and Jukes Bar.

James Brown

It's A Man's Man's Man's World
The 50th Anniversary Collection 2003 via Utv Records
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Nina Simone

The Blues 1991 via Polydor
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Curtis Mayfield

Freddie's Dead
The Anthology 1961-1977 2005 via Mca
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Dr. Lonnie Smith

trouble man
Jungle Soul 2006 via Palmetto Records
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2:00 am
Festival -Film and Video Competition (click for more info)
Festival 2007 Film Competition offers local filmmakers an opportunity to exhibit their latest films at one of Michigan's largest summer arts festivals. This year's cash awards total over $1,100. Enter animation, documentary, narrative, music video and experimental films and videos. Deadline for film entries is May 5. This juried exhibition is held June 1-3, downtown Grand Rapids. Information is available at

Paul Simon

I Know What I Know
Graceland (25th Anniversary Edition CD) 1986 via Sony Legacy
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Townes Van Zandt

Tower Song
Rear View Mirror 1993 via Sugarhill [Country]
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Tom Waits

(Looking For) The Heart of Saturday Night
The Heart of Saturday Night 1974 via Elektra
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M. Ward

Cosmopolitan Pap
To Go Home 2007 via Merge Records
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The Shivers

Phone Calls 2006 via Outer Borough Records LLC
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1:40 am
True North Film Festival (click for more info)
The True North Film Festival is a new filmmaking competition and microcinema showcase based in Grand Rapids. Applications will be taken at Wealthy Theatre through April 13th. Contestants draw a title for their production and have the summer to create it. The resulting films will be screened at the September 14th festival at Wealthy Theatre. Details are available online at

Joss Stone

Dirty Man
The Soul Sessions 2003 via S-Curve Records
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Stevie Ray Vaughan

Mary Had a Little Lamb (Live)
Martin Scorsese presents The Blues- Stevie Ray Vaughan 2003 via Sony
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Magnolia Soul
Don't Mess With The Dragon 2007 via Concord Records
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Flat Earth Society

Psychoscout 2006 via Crammed Disc Us
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1:20 am
Galactic at the Intersection (click for more info)
WYCE and the Intersection Lounge present the Grey Boy All Stars on May 15th. Tickets for the 8:30 p.m. show on Tuesday, May 15th are available at Ticketmaster locations. Support for this show and for WYCE comes from The Intersection Lounge.


Six Feet Under, Vol. 2- Everything Ends 2005 via Astralwerks


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Arcade Fire

No Cars Go
Neon Bible 2007 via Merge Records
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TV on the Radio

Return to Cookie Mountain [Bonus Tracks] 2006 via 4ad Records UK
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Andrew Bird

Armchair Apocrypha 2007 via Fat Possum Records
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1:00 am
Progressive women (click for more info)
The Progressive Women’s Alliance host their Second Annual Strong Voices Event -Strong Voices in Art, Music and Politics on April 25 at the third floor banquet space of San Chez Restaurant in downtown Grand Rapids at 6:00pm. Guests will include Musician Rachael Davis, Poet Linda Nemec Foster, State Representative Barb Byrum and former Mayor Judy Frey. Musical guests will be Nobody’s Darlin’, Rachael Davis and Jen Sygit. Additionally, there is a silent auction presenting items ranging from unique paintings to vintage political gear. Tickets can be purchased on-line at

Lightnin' Hopkins

See That My Grave Is Kept Clean
Lightnin' Hopkins 1990 via Smithsonian Folkways
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Elvis Costello & Allen Toussaint

On Your Way Down
The River In Reverse 2006 via Verve Forecast
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The The

That Was the Day [live]
Solitude 1993 via Warner Bros / Wea
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Redhead Girl
Pocket Symphony 2007 via Astralwerks
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12:40 am
WYCE Live 2006 CDs (click for more info)
WYCE has released the first CD of songs recorded live in our studios. The 20-song compilation includes local and national acts such as Stacey Earle & Mark Stuart, The Ditty Bops, Truckstop Cobras and Jan James. This limited-edition recording is only available to WYCE "Music Maker" listener-sponsors. If you became a "Music Maker" in the fall fund drive, you can drop by the station to pick up your CD at 711 Bridge NW.

Roy Hargrove

Hard Groove 2003 via Verve
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Stepping Into Tomorrow
Shades of Blue 2003 via Toshiba EMI
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12:20 am
Michigan History Teacher Award (click for more info)
Do you know a great elementary grade history teacher? Find out how he or she can be nominated for the Gilder Lehrman (lair-min) Institute of American History 2007 Michigan History Teacher of the Year Award. Details are available by contacting Gordon Andrews, Michigan Coordinator, at 269-323-5247 or on-line at for details. The winner receives $1,000 and a chance to be named the 2007 National History Teacher of the Year. His or her school library receives an archive of history books and materials. Nomination deadline is May 15th.


Guajira en el Espacio
The Legend Of Cuban Percussion 2000 via Six Degrees
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Tantos Desejos [So Many Desires]
São Paulo Confessions 2000 via Six Degrees
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Hazmat Modine

yesterday morning
Bahamut 2006 via Barbes Records
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Sister Twisted
Reina 2006 via Nettwerk Records
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Neko Case

Live From Austin TX 2006 via New West Records
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12:00 am
Outback Keller Williams (click for more info)
Today's evening programming on WYCE is brought to you by Outback Concerts, presenting Keller Williams at the Kalamazoo State Theatre on Thursday, April 19th. Described as a "one-man band for the digital age," Williams is touring in support of his most recent release, "dream". Tickets for Keller Williams April 19th show are on sale now at the State Theatre box office and Ticketmaster locations.