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Traditions!

Traditions! Is A Weekly Two Hour Presentation Connecting The Stylistic Innovations Shaped By Early Influences, And Genre-Defining Legacies Of Pioneering Legends, With Unique Reinterpretations And Cross-Pollinating By Roots Revivalists - This Show Follows Musical Streams Passed Down Through Generations Into Music Birthed Upon American Soil. Thanks For Joining Us!

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Jay Geils

Funk Underneath
Jay Geils Plays Jazz 2005 via Stony Plain Music
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"When Music Is Tight, It All Becomes Beautifully Loose." Traditions Returns Next Week.

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Madcat & Kane

They're Red Hot
Live At The Creole Gallery 2009 via Independent
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Ann Arbor, MI - Peter "Madcat" Ruth And Shari Kane Had An Amazing Twenty-Four Year Run, Joining Forces In 1990 To Form The Duo Madcat & Kane; World-Class Chops - Virtuoso Playing And Vibrant Interpretations

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Diana Krall And Tony Bennett

Fascinating Rhythm
Love Is Here To Stay 2018 via Capitol
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The Album Features The New York-Based Jazz combo The Bill Charlap Trio

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Izo FitzRoy

Blind Faith
How The Mighty Fall 2020 via Jalapeno
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Imagine Etta James Working With A Funky Backbeat; This Is Izo FitzRoy

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9:40 am

Nikki Lane

Wild One
All Or Nothin' 2014 via New West
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The Swaggering Nashville-Based Rebel's Second Release, Produced By Dan Auerbach

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Grateful Dead

Promised Land
Red Rocks Amphitheater, Morrison, Co 1978 via Grateful Dead
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Weaving Their Infectious Groove On Chuck Berry's '64 Nugget. The Dead Performed The Song Live 425 Times From July 1971 Through The Band's Final Show In 1995; Live Performances Appear On Nearly 50 Of The band's Live Albums

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K. Jones & The Benzie Playboys

Love Light
Morning Train 2016 via Independent
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Southwest Louisiana Roots Live Through Northern Michigan's K. Jones And Benzie Playboys

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Martin Hayes

Lark's March-Kilfenora Jig-The Cliffs of Moher
Under The Moon 1994 via Green Linnet
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Regarded As One Of The Most Significant Talents To Emerge In The World Of Traditional Irish Music

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9:20 am
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Ferris is a family owned and operated company with a mission to build thriving relationships through specialty coffee and nuts. 

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Paul Burch

Mardi Gras In Mobile
Light Sensitive 2020 via Plow Boy
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With The WPA Ballclub

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Big Joe Turner

Sweet Sue [1960]
Big Joe Turner: The Rhythm & Blues Years 2005 via Atlantic
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Forty-Years Into A Sixty-Five Year Career, Big Joe Turner Recorded 'Sweet Sue' - Two Years Before His Passing In 1983, Big Joe Was Inducted Into The Blues Hall Of Fame, And Four Years Later Posthumously Took His Rightful Place In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

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Deford Bailey

Old Hen Cackle
Harp Blowers, 1925-1936 1993 via Document
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Smith County, TN - An Influential Harmonica Player In Both Country Music And Blues; One Of The Grand Ole Opry's Most Popular Early Performers

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Johnny Cash

The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
John R. Cash 1974 via Sony
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Putting His Indelible Stamp On The Band's Classic

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The Regimental Band, Bugle, Pipes And Drum Brigade

It's a Long Way To Tipperary [1914]
The Songs: World War 1 2011 via MM Military
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Picked Up By English Speaking Soldiers Throughout Europe, Crossing the Atlantic In 1914 - Top Of The Hit Parade During World War One

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U.S. Army Band

Battle Hymn Of The Republic
Patriotic Music For All Occasions 2008 via Altissimo
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Extremely Popular And Well-Known American Patriotic Song First Documented In The Early 1800's

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9:00 am
Community Media Center [Audio PSA] (click for more info)

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6 String Drag

Sylvia
Roots Rock 'N' Roll 2015 via Royal Potato Family
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Roots-Rock Pioneers Out Of Raleigh, NC- Formed In 1993

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The Mammals

Radio Signals
Nonet 2020 via Mammals
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This Time Around Mike And Ruthy Bring An Expansive Nine-Piece Ensemble To The Studio, Creating An Album Worthy Of Their Twenty- Year History

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Lido Pimienta

Pelo Cucu
Miss Colombia 2020 via Anti
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Fresh Into 'YCE - Traditional Columbia Singer By Way Of Canada

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Burl Ives

Mr. Froggie Went A Courtin'
Childrens Favorites 1955 via Capitol
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Eighteenth-Century Scottish Folk Ballad That Has Gone Through Many Manifestations, Being Given A Mid Twentieth-Century Treatment By Burl Ives

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JP Harris And Erin Mae

Early Morning Rain
Why Don't We Duet In The Road 2019 via Demolition And Removal
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A Couple Of Fiercely Independent Singer/Songwriters Based In Nashville Reworking A Fifty-Four Year Old Classic Written By Another Fiercely Independent Folk Singer, Gordon Lightfoot

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8:40 am
Promo - Submit Music (click for more info)

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Submit an album to 88.1FM WYCE for airplay consideration. 

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Papa Charlie Jackson And Ma Rainey

Ma And Pa Poorhouse Blues
Papa Charlie Jackson, Vol. 3 (1928-1934) 1991 via Document
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Blues Spotlight: The First Bluesman To Record Beginning In 1924 With The Paramount Label, Playing A Hybrid Banjo-Guitar. Apart From His Records And Their Recording Dates, Little Else Is Known For Sure About This Pioneering Bluesman. He Is Known To Have Busked Around Chicago In The Early '20's, Playing For Tips On Maxwell Street, and Recording Duets With Ida Cox, Ma Rainey And Hattie McDaniel, Reaching A Musical Peak Of Sorts In 1929, given The Opportunity To Record With His Longtime Idol, Blind Blake, Known As The King Of Ragtime Guitar. Papa Charlie Jackson Remains A Shadowy Figure, Considered A Highly Influential Figure In The Blues, Though Not Quite A major Blues Figure. Charles Jackson Passed On In 1938.

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Papa Charlie Jackson

Blue Monday Morning Blues
Collection: 1924-1934 2019 via Document
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Blues Spotlight: November 10, 1887 LA - May 7, 1938 IL

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John Pisano

Minor 6th Sense
John Pisano's Guitar Night 2007 via Mel Bay Records
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'820' Jazz: Pat Kelley, Guest Guitarist...John Belzaguy, Bass...Ralph Humphrey, Drums...John Pisano, Guitar - Charter Member Of Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass, The Go-To-Guy For The Remarkable Joe Pass And Recipient Of The L.A. Jazz Society's Prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. On This Recording, Pisano Showcases The Styles Of Twelve Different Guitarists Over Twelve Night Run At Papashon, Los Angeles

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8:20 am
Ferris Coffee (click for more info)

Coffee at WYCE is provided by Ferris Coffee - a local roaster with two cafe locations in Grand Rapids, Michigan. 

Ferris is a family owned and operated company with a mission to build thriving relationships through specialty coffee and nuts. 

You can find more information about their coffee and the people behind it at ferriscoffee.com

Johnny Horton

Honky-Tonk Hardwood Floor
The Essential Johnny Horton 1957 via Sony
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Perished In November 1960 At The Peak Of His Fame In A Traffic Collision, Less Than Two Years After His Breakthrough

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Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands

99 Year Blues
The Golden West 2006 via Laurie Lewis And Tom Rozum
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The Band Pickin' On Piedmont Blues Musician Julius Daniels. Daniels Wrote It 1927

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Pokey LaFarge

River Rock Bottom
Middle Of Everywhere 2011 via Free Dirt Records
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Pokey's Got A St. Louis Thing Going, Although His muse Is The Mississippi - Nobody Crows, Rakes, Rips, Yips, Shouts, Buzzes Or Croons Quite Like Pokey

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Donna Ulisse

Whispering Pines
Hard Cry Moon 2015 via Independent
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Produced By Bryan Sutton - Written By Howard Hausey In 1956 - A Chance Meeting With Johnny Horton At The Louisiana Hayride Cemented A Partnership Between The Two; Horton Taking 'Whispering Pines' And 'Honky-Tonk Man' To The Top Of The Charts

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8:00 am
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