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Bob Dylan

Highway 61 Revisited
Highway 61 Revisited 1965 via Sony
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Lightnin' Hopkins

Penitentiary Blues
Lightnin' Hopkins 1990 via Smithsonian Folkways
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Charlie Hunter Quintet

Wade in the Water
Right Now Move 2003 via Rope a Dope
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Hazmat Modine

It calls me
Bahamut 2006 via Barbes Records
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TV on the Radio

Blues from Down Here
Return to Cookie Mountain [Bonus Tracks] 2006 via 4ad Records UK
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2:40 am
The Dispute Resolution Center (click for more info)
The Dispute resolution center of West Michigan offers mediation services and conflict resolution. The number to call for services is 1-800-8RESOLVE

Bombay Dub Orchestra

Bombay Dub Orchestra 2006 via Six Degrees
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Joyful Rebellion 2004 via Astralwerks / Emd
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Lauryn Hill

Just Like Water
MTV Unplugged 2002 via Sony
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Nina Simone

See Line Woman
Anthology 2003 via RCA
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2:20 am
Umphrey's McGee at The Orbit Room (click for more info)
WYCE presents Chicago jam band Umphrey's McGee with special guest Adrian Belew, Thursday, March 15th at The Orbit Room. Over the past several years, Umphrey's McGee has turned a loyal college following into a growing national reputation. Coming off of recent collaborations with Taj Majal and Los Lobos, Umphrey's McGee is now teaming up with legendary guitarist Adrian Belew for just four performances--one of them in Grand Rapids. Belew's resume includes guitar work for David Bowie, Frank Zappa, King Crimson and The Talking Heads. Tickets for the March 15th performance are on sale now at The Orbit Room, Ticketmaster locations or online at Support for WYCE's presentation of Umphrey's McGee and Adrian Belew comes from The Orbit Room.

Steppin' In It

Last Winter in the Copper Country
Last Winter In The Copper Country 2002 via Hippo Coop


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The Copperheads

A Love Like This
Cold Mississippi 2006 via Bartered Soul
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The Black Keys

Black Door
Magic Potion 2006 via Nonesuch
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The Black Keys

Goodbye Babylon
Magic Potion 2006 via Nonesuch
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Tin Hat Trio

Light Black From Pole To Pole
Book of Silk 2004 via Artemis Records
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2:00 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.

Muddy Waters

The Blues Had A Baby And They Named It Rock And Roll, pt. 2
Hard Again 1977 via Sony
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Peace-Dolphin Dance [Live]
Shades of Blue 2003 via Toshiba EMI
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Cut Chemist

The Garden
The Audience's Listening 2006 via Warner Bros / Wea
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Nino Moschella

The Fix
The Fix 2006 via Ubiquity
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1:40 am
Meijer Gardens (click for more info)
Frederick Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park announces the installation of a new site-specific indoor sculpture by American sculptor Patrick Dougherty. Dougherty’s temporary construction will exist only for the duration of the exhibition, from January 26 to May 13. More information is available at


Feels Just Like It Should
Dynamite 2005 via Sony
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The Meters

Rock & Roll Medley - Rockin' Pneumonia-Something You Got-I Know
Good Old Funky Music 1990 via Rounder Select
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St. Germain

Alabama Blues
Boulevard 2002 via Pias America
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Thievery Corporation

The Mirror Conspiracy
The Mirror Conspiracy 2000 via Eighteenth Street
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1:20 am
Cabin Fever - (click for more info)
WYCE and the West Michigan Blues Society announce the Cabin Fever Blues Series, sponsored by the law firm of Varnum, Riddering, Schmidt & Howlett. The Series wraps up with a performance by Eddie Shaw and his band The Wolfgang on Saturday, February 24th. From the South Side of Chicago, Eddie Shaw spent a year with Muddy Waters before joining Howling Wolf's Band in the seventies. Shaw compares his own saxophone playing with that of a good preacher's delivery, "I try to have a good attack, don't try to play a lot of notes, try to stay with the basics and tell a good story." The Cabin Fever Blues series is a fundraiser for the West Michigan Blues Society and WYCE. For more information, see the concerts section at


Paper Tiger
Sea Change 2002 via Interscope Records
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The Cure

The Walk
Greatest Hits 2001 via Elektra / Wea
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The Shins

Phantom Limb
Wincing the Night Away 2007 via Sub Pop Records
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David Bazan

Cold Beer and Cigarettes (The Devil is Beating His Wife) - ACOUSTIC
Fewer Moving Parts 2006 via Independent
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1:00 am
Poetry contest (click for more info)
Billy Collins will be the final judge in the 39th Annual Kent County Poetry Competition. If you're a Kent County resident, you can submit your original, unpublished poems during the month of February, 2007. For more information, contact the Dyer-Ives Foundation at 616-454-4502, or go to their website:


Dance Ska La
We Want You To Say 2005 via Heads Up
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Yagou (Legue-Legue) (featuring Horace Andy)
Sopi 2002 via Tinder
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Ruthie Foster

'Cuz I'm Here
The Phenomenal Ruthie Foster 2006 via Blue Corn Music
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Neko Case

Wayfaring Stranger
Live From Austin TX 2006 via New West Records
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The Slip

If One of Us Should Fall
Eisenhower 2006 via Bar/None Records
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12:40 am
Writer's studio (click for more info)
PSA-UICA WRITERS' STUDIO Notes- Copy- UICA offers a location for weekly writers' meetings. These meetings are designed for writers in pursuit of publishing new works of poetry, short stories, novels and non-fiction. The group is open to anyone looking for serious, professional quality feedback from his or her peers. Meetings are held every Wednesday from 6:30 to 9:30pm, information is available at 454-7000.

Dr. Lonnie Smith

Peace of Mind [Live]
Live At Club Mozambique 1970 via Blue Note
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Memphis Slim

Chicago House Rent Party Blues
The Folkways Years- 1959-1973 2000 via Smithsonian Folkways
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Steve Earle

Jerusalem 2002 via Artemis Records
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Lucinda Williams

West 2007 via Lost Highway
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12:20 am
WYCE - Griffins St. Hat Trick's Day (click for more info)
WYCE and the Grand Rapids Griffins are teaming up for "St. Hat Trick's Day", a night of music, hockey and fun to kick off St. Paddy's Day weekend. Local Celtic band Oxter/Mahone will start things off at 6:00 p.m. with some traditional Irish music in the Van Andel Arena concourse. Then, as the Griffins get ready to face off against the Manitoba Moose, the Grand Rapids & District Pipe Band will roam the stadium, getting the crowd ready for action. Later, local rock band Mid-Life Crisis will perform a live set on a temporary stage on the ice. They've prepared some special St. Paddy's-themed sets just for the occasion. More information about the Friday, March 16th "St. Hat Trick's Day" event can be found at Ticket and game information is available at


Clap Yo' Hands
Waiting For The Boogaloo Sisters 2003 via PKO


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Fiamma Fumana

Merla (The Blackbird)
Home 2003 via Omnium
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Curtis Mayfield

People Get Ready
The Anthology 1961-1977 2005 via Mca
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Tommy Guerrero

From the Soil to the Soul 2006 via Quannum Projects
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12:00 am
Smart Fest (click for more info)
Planning for the 2nd annual SMART (Student Media ART) Festival is in full swing. The dates are March 23-24 at the Wealthy Theatre. The Smartfest is an international college level festival and will feature a variety of hands on workshops, screenings and the opportunity to network with animators from near and far. This festival isn’t just for film makers and animators, it’s for everyone who loves to be entertained. For more info visit