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Robb M Music

Fresh Tunes - Rock, Rhythm & Roll - Jazz Encounters - Global Rhythms - Under-Appreciated Gems - Deep Cuts - Musings

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Wealthy Street
This Is The Place 2005 via Big O. Records
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"When Music Is Tight, It All Becomes Beautifully Loose."


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Loudon Wainwright III

I Thought About You
I'd Rather Lead A Band 2020 via Thirty Tigers
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The Lyrics Were Inspired By Composer Johnny Mercer's Train trip To Chicago In 1939

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Ben De La Cour

Midnight in Havana 2017 via Independent
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Amatuer Boxer Turned Troubadour


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Tokyo - Kyoko Furuya
Tokyo Dreaming 2020 via WEWANTSOUNDS
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Genre: CityPop - A Japanese Genre Of Music That Melds Western Influences Of The 1970's And '80's With Japanese-Style Compositions And Lyrics


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

Are you a Michigan musician or know of a few talented artists?

Submit an album to 88.1FM WYCE for airplay consideration. 

View a great how-to guide by visiting WYCE dot org forward-slash submit

and see the steps to take to add a local album to rotation at West Michigan's community radio station 88.1FM WYCE

Big Walter Price

San Antonio [1955]
Eddie's House Of Hits 2012 via Ace
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A True Exponent Of Texas Piano Blues

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Van Morrison

In the Days Before Rock 'n' Roll
Enlightenment 1990 via Polydor / Pgd
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The Spoken Word Provided By Irish Poet Paul Durcan - The Songs Lists A Few Of Morrison's Influence

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8:30 am
Junior League of Grand Rapids (click for more info)

The Junior League of Grand Rapids is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism; developing the potential of women; and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. The Junior League empowers women to take action in the greater Grand Rapids area through leadership training and development. Meet some amazing women; learn about the League, their projects and fundraisers at Junior League GR dot com

Guitar Shorty

The Thrill Is Gone
The Blues Is All Right 1996 via Alligator
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The Eighty-Six Year Old Bluesman Reworking B.B.'s Classic - Recording Since the 1950's, Shorty's Influence Is Reflected In The Music Of Jimi Hendrix And Buddy Guy

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8:20 am
AltEnergy (click for more info)

Support today on WYCE comes from AltEnergy Inc., providing residential and commercial solar power installations in the Grand Rapids area. 

AltEnergy is dedicated to educating the community about solar energy and designing customized solar solutions for grid-tied and battery-based applications. 

More info at alt energy inc dot com or by calling 616-419-8369.

Nobody's Darlin'

Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad
This World Is Not My Home 2007 via Independent
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HomeMade Jam! - A Wonderful Reworking Of The 1923 Appalachian Folk Song


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Benjamin Gibbard

Proxima B
Single 2020 via Barsuk
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Some Interstellar Travel This Morning FromThe Founding Member Of Death Cab For Cutie

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Merle Jagger

Trash Tornado
Rancho Los Angeles 2008 via Lpj Records
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Boiling Out Of The Stills Of LA's Roots Underground

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Ella Fitzgerald

Jersey Bounce [Live]
The Lost Berlin Tapes 2020 via Verve
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Ella And Her Band Are At The Top Of Their Game In This 1962 Never Before Released Performance

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8:00 am
Local First Grand Rapids (click for more info)

Local First believes a strong economy starts with local ownership and sustainable business practices. Local First helps business owners and entrepreneurs improve their impact in the community while educating the public on why supporting local matters. Their most recent initiative, Good for Grand Rapids, brings together and celebrates companies using business as a force for good. More information can be found at local first dot com.

Satan and Adam

Proud Mary
Living on the River 1998 via Flying Fish Records
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With The Uptown Horns Taking CCR Undercover - The Duo Were a Fixture On Harlem's Sidewalks In The Late 1980's And Early 1990's - Sterling Magee (Mister Satan) Passed Away a Few Weeks Ago Due To Complications From Covid-19

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Up With The Jones
Sad Hunk 2020 via Brushfire
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The Latest Album By The Juno Award Recipient

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Burning Spear

Freeman 2003 via Burning Music
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One Of The Most Influential And Long-Standing Roots Artists To Emerge From The 1970's

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Erroll Garner

Gemini 2020 via Mack Avenue
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The Reissuing Of Garner's Output For The Octave Record Label Celebrates The Observance Of The Birth Of The Great One's Centennial

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7:40 am
SowHope (click for more info)


P.O. Box 234
Rockford, MI 49341

Telephone:  616-433-1575


Visit: 2270 Oak Industrial Drive, Grand Rapids, MI 49505

Charlotte Gainsbourg

IRM 2010 via Elektra/Asylum
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The Daughter Of French Singer And Songwriter Serge Gainsbourg

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Chuck Prophet

The Land That Time Forgot 2020 via Yep Roc
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After Recording Several Albums With The Californing Rock Band 'Green On Red', Prophet Went Solo In 1990

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7:30 am

Etta James

My Gentlemen Friend
Lonely And Blue 1992 via Fantasy
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Rudy Van Gelder Recorded 'Lonely And Blue' In 1962

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Poi Dog Pondering

Postcard From A Dream (Toast And Jelly)
Poi Dog Pondering 1989 via Texas Hotel Records
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Founded In Hawaii In 1984, Poi Dog Is Known For Its Cross-Pollination Of Diverse Musical Genres

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7:20 am
In the Image (click for more info) 1823 S. Division Grand Rapids, MI 49507 (616) 456-6150


Ocean Bed
Fish Pond Fish 2020 via Thirty Tigers
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A Newly Released Album Of Acoustic Textures And Chamber-Rock Dynamics By The Boston-Based Quartet


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El Perro Del Mar

Walk On By
Pale Fire 2012 via The Control Group (TCG)
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A One Person Musical Project That Was Founded In Sweden By Sarah Assbring

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Elliott Brood

No Way Out
Keeper 2020 via Six Shooter
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A Three-Piece Out Of Toronto

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The Puppini Sisters

Java Jive
Betcha Bottom Dollar 2007 via Verve Forecast
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No, Not A Programming Language, But A Cup Of Hot Joe

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Devil in a Woodpile

Whistle Gait
Devil In A Woodpile 1998 via Bloodshot Records
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Routinely Giving A Fresh Sound To 80-Year-Old Songs

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7:00 am
Habitat for Humanity - Kent County (click for more info) 425 Pleasant Street SW Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Phone (616) 774-2431 Fax (616) 774-4120 Toll Free 1-800-HABITAT