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Playlist from 03/23/2017 @ 9:00am

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Mark Gerard

Folksy...Rootsy...laid back Americana feel. Michigan music, classic jazz and blasts. from the past . Not afraid to stretch out a bit with longer tracks...enjoy the ride!!

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Bettye Lavette

Worthy 2015 via MVD Audio
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The Honeycutters

I'll Be Loving You
Me Oh My 2015 via Organic Records
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Edwin McCain

Far From Over
Far From Over 2001 via Atlantic / Wea
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11:40 am
Promo - Local Spins on WYCE (click for more info)

Local Spins on WYCE is a 1-hour exploration of the best music from the Grand Rapids area and West Michigan. The program often debuts new songs by seasoned artists as well as emerging acts who merit attention and broader exposure.

The show is hosted by John "SINK-uh-vitch" from, the website covering West Michigan's music scene. Each week, John invites local artists into the studio for live music and conversation.

Tune in for "Local Spins on WYCE" every Friday at 11am. And browse every archived episode online at WYCE dot org


Deep Inner Peace
Blue Soul 2017 via Tuff Gong
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The Hiptones

I've Been Loving You Too Long
Right Now 2008 via Sony
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Sons of the Never Wrong

Madame Butterfly
One If By Hand 2000 via Gadfly
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Old 97's

Those Were The Days
Graveyard Whistling 2017 via ATO Records
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11:20 am
Amnesty International Grand Rapids (click for more info) Twitter: @ai_grandrapids

Houston Person

It's All In The Game
Nice 'n' Easy 2013 via High Note
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Janiva Magness

With Love
Original 2014 via Fathead
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Delany And Bonnie

Going Down That Road Feeling Bad
Motel Shot 1970 via Atco
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Kirsty MacColl

My Way Home
Electric Landlady 1991 via EMI Gold
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11:00 am
Arbor Circle (click for more info)

Arbor Circle believes in the positive power of healthy individuals and families to build a solid foundation for the future. They work to transform the lives of children, adults and families facing mental health, substance use and family issues, through a range of counseling and supportive services, many free of charge. Learn more at arbor circle dot org

Leroy Bell

Two Sides To Every Story 2006 via Martez Music
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Ruthie Foster

Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever
Joy Comes Back 2017 via Blue Corn
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Ultraviolet Hippopotamus

Songs For The Reaper
Songs For The Reaper 2008 via CDBY


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10:40 am
Pyramid Scheme: The Go Rounds + Vox Vidorra (click for more info)

Support for WYCE comes from The Pyramid Scheme, a pub and music venue in the Heartside neighborhood.

This Friday, March 24th, The Pyramid Scheme welcomes two Jammie Award-winning west Michigan bands in one night!

Grand Rapids indie-soul band Vox Vidorra shares the stage with the beauty and fury of Kalamazoo's The Go Rounds.

Tickets and more details can be found at pyramid scheme bar dot com

Railroad Earth

Black Bear
The Black Bear Sessions 2001 via B O S Music
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10:30 am
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Heartless Bastards

Parted Ways
Arrow 2012 via Partisan Records
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Alison Krauss

Dream of Me
Windy City 2017 via Capitol Records
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10:20 am
Local Spins - Timbre of Cedar (click for more info)

Tune in every Friday at 11am for Local Spins on WYCE, a one-hour exploration of the best in local and regional music, hosted by veteran music journalist John "Sink-uh-vitch", publisher of Local

This week on Local Spins, John welcomes Detroit's "Timbre of Cedar", who will be performing Friday night at Long Road Distillers.

Plus we'll spin some of the best new local and regional recordings, often heard for the first time anywhere on the radio!

It's all coming up this Friday at 11am, right here on WYCE!

Jimmy Cliff

Blessed Love
Rebirth 2012 via UMe
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Shelley King

It's starting to rain
Welcome Home 2010 via Lemonade Records
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The Strawbs

Lay Down
Bursting at The Seam 1973 via A&M
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The Slambovian Folk Society

The Ridge
Folk 2 2015 via Slambovian Music
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10:00 am
West Michigan Environmental Action Council (click for more info)
Since 1968, the West Michigan Environmental Action Council has served as West Michigan’s leading voice for environmental protection. WMEAC [WEE-me-ack] works to protect and enhance West Michigan’s natural and human environments by translating the concerns of people into positive action. More information is available at 616-451-3051 or info at

Fiamma Fumana

Onda 2006 via Omnium
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Ha Ha Tonka

Heart-Shaped Mountain 2017 via Bloodshot
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Shannon Wright

Everybody's Got Their Own Part to Play
Let In The Light 2007 via Quarter Stick
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The Marcus King Band

The Marcus King Band 2016 via Concord
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9:40 am
GR Live - 3/23 (click for more info)

Join us for our next episode of GR Live - Thursday at noon! We'll be broadcasting live from HOME at The BOB in downtown Grand Rapids.

Today at noon, host Quinn Mathews welcomes performances by "Rough & Tumble" and "Couch Jackets"!

Those who are part of the live audience can enjoy Bobarino's pizza buffet and beverages from BOB's Brewery! If you can't make it, tune in to hear the show from noon to 1pm right here on WYCE!

GR Live is made possible by Experience Grand Rapids, Downtown Grand Rapids, INC. and Founders Brewing - more information and schedule at "GR Live Radio dot com"


Moon Beseeched
Space Lullabies And Other Fantasmagore 2000 via Six Degrees
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Magic Music

A Cossack's Song
Magic Music 2016 via Bright Sun


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The Stray Birds

Best Medicine
Best Medicine 2014 via Yep Roc
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9:20 am
World Affairs Council (click for more info)

Concerned about Fake News?  

The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan is doing something about it by bringing in knowledgeable, credible speakers on issues that concern all of us.  

This Monday, March 27th at 6 PM: Dr. John McCormick, Professor European Union Politics at India University, presents "The EU: An Uncertain Future"  

This award-winning discussion series runs Mondays through March in Aquinas College Performing Arts Center.  No reservations are needed, all tickets are available at the door.

Complete speaker and topic information can be found online at

Earl Klugh

Blue Moon
Handpicked 2013 via Heads Up
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Green River Ordinance

FIFTEEN 2016 via Residence Music
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Southern Avenue

Southern Avenue 2017 via Stax
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Rose's Pawn Shop

On the Brink
Gravity Well 2014 via Independent
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9:00 am
Open Doors for Teens [Audio PSA] (click for more info)

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