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Playlist from 03/28/2017 @ 3:00am

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A pretty well balanced mix of the world of music, maybe somewhat skewed to fuzzed out or jangly guitars and Professor Longhair mambo rhumba boogie.

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all tracks listed in reverse chronological order

Tom Waits

You Can Never Hold Back Spring
Orphans (Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards) 2006 via Anti
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Modern English

Sweet Revenge
Take Me To The Trees 2017 via Kartel
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Koko Taylor

Fish in Dirty Water
Force of Nature 1993 via Alligator Records
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Mark Eitzel

The Last Ten Years
Hey Mr Ferryman 2017 via Merge
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4:40 am
30th Anniversary Fund Drive (click for more info)

WYCE's Spring Fund Drive is on its way - Friday, April 21st through 28th! - as we take a look back in celebration of 30 years of listener-powered music radio in West Michigan!

The unique music variety we've shared for three decades is made possible 100% by donations by our listener sponsors... We need you to keep doing your part! 

We receive no funds from any university, religious organization, or from the government. So tune in April 21st through 28th to make your financial contribution! 

It's not too early to donate online at WYCE dot org! Your early gift may be used as challenge funds - encouraging others to give during the drive - motivating those individuals to take the big step from listener -- to listener-sponsor!

Alton Ellis

Why Birds Follow Spring
Cry Tough 1993 via Studio One
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Richmond Fontaine

Wake up Ray
You Cant Go Back If There's Nothing To Go Back To 2016 via Fluff and Gravy
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Jesca Hoop

Memories Are Now 2017 via Sub Pop
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Public Access

Razia Iqbal
Public Access 2016 via Earthwork Music
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Okkervil River

Show Yourself
I Am Very Far 2011 via Jagjaguwar
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4:20 am
AOTM: Jens Lekman (click for more info)

WYCE Album of the Month Club members are receiving Life Will See You Now, the fourth album from Swedish singer/songwriter "Yens LEK-men" - courtesy of Secretly Canadian Records. His music is guitar-based pop with lyrics that are often witty, romantic, and melancholic in the vein of Jonathan Richman, David Byrne and Magnetic Fields.

Get a new, hand-picked album in your mailbox each month with a donation of just $30 a month to WYCE! To find out more, contact

Troll For Trout

River Song
Rancho Relaxo 1998 via Mackinaw Harvest Music

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Kasey Chambers

Ain't No Little Girl
Dragonfly 2017 via Essence
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Taj Mahal

Checkin' Up On My Baby
Taj Mahal 1968 via Sony
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Ha Ha Tonka

Race To The Bottom1
Heart-Shaped Mountain 2017 via Bloodshot
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4:00 am
In the Image (click for more info) 1823 S. Division Grand Rapids, MI 49507 (616) 456-6150

Garland Jeffreys

14 Steps to Harlem
14 Steps to Harlem 2017 via Luna Park Records
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Jukejoint Handmedowns

Hell or High Water (I'll Go)
Oh Me Oh My! 2013 via Independent


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Archie Shepp

St. Louis Blues
St. Louis Blues 2001 via Jazz Magnet
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Craig Finn

Rescue Blues
We All Want The Same Things 2017 via Partisan
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3:40 am
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Grupo Aye

Lagrimas Negras
Guajiro Del Corazon 2011 via Independent


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Heartless Bastards

The Arrow Killed The Beast
Arrow 2012 via Partisan Records
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Neil Young

Look Out for My Love
Comes a Time 1978 via Warner Brothers
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Otis Taylor

D To E Blues
Fantasizing About Being Black 2017 via Trance Blues
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3:20 am
Senior Neighbors (click for more info)

Senior Neighbors provides crisis assistance to at-risk seniors, operates Senior Centers throughout Kent County, provides congregate meals, assists frail and low-income seniors with chores and simple home maintenance allowing them to remain in their own homes, and provides low-income seniors with vital transportation services at low cost. Information at Senior Neighbors dot org or by calling 459-6019

The Right Now

Everything Is Broken
Starlight 2017 via Independent
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Giant Sand

Sisters and Brothers
Swerve 1990 via Restless Records
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Milt Jackson

Sunflower 1973 via Sbme Special Mkts.
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3:00 am
The Arc Kent County (click for more info)

The Arc Kent County advocates for the rights and full participation of all people with developmental disabilities. Together with members, The Arc Kent County works to improve systems of support and services; connect families; inspire communities and influence public policy. They are committed to building inclusive communities through advocacy, support and information. More information at Arc Kent dot org