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Playlist from 08/26/2021 @ 7:00am

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A rockin', stompin' tour through the blues, rock and edgy folk with world beat and jazz accents. No room for the esoteric here.

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Trombone Shorty

Something Beautiful
Backatown 2010 via Verve Forecast
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John Lee Hooker

Big Legs, Tight Skirt
King Of The Boogie (Radio Sampler) 2017 via Concord
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King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

Ya Love
Butterfly 3000 2021 via KGLW
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The Mountain Goats

Dark In Here
Dark In Here 2021 via Merge
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8:40 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

Lucinda Williams

Take Me To the River
Southern Soul from Memphis to Muscle Shoals 2021 via Highway 20 Records
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Tom Petty

Change The Locks
Angel Dream 2021 via Warner
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8:30 am

Dobet Gnahore

Couleur 2021 via Cumbancha
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Paul Thorn

Here We Go
Never Too Late To Call 2021 via Perpetual Obscurity Records
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Shemekia Copeland

Walk Until I Ride
Uncivil War 2020 via Alligator
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8:20 am
Feeding America West Michigan (click for more info) 864 West River Center Dr. Comstock Park, MI 49321 (616) 784-3250


Ninna Nanna
Putumayo Presents - Vintage Italia 2017 via Putumayo


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Ria 2006 via Floating Opera
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The Wallflowers

I'll Let You Down (But Will Not Give You Up)
Exit Wounds 2021 via New West
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Ani DiFranco

Revolutionary Love 2021 via Righteous Babe
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8:00 am
Listening Room - Listening Lawn : The Insiders (click for more info)

Support for WYCE comes from Listening Room and Studio C presenting Listening Lawn.

The Listening Lawn, located in the central Studio Park Piazza at 123 Ottawa Ave in Downtown Grand Rapids, is an outdoor event series featuring live music, panels, drag performance art, and improv comedy.

Coming up tonight on the lawn it's an evening with The Insiders - Tom Petty Tribute Band! 

The Listening Lawn opens at 7PM. Show starts at 8. 

Tickets and more information are available at Listening Room G R dot com

The Insiders - Tom Petty Tribute Band live on the Listening Lawn at Studio Park tonight in Grand Rapids! 

Cha Wa

Love in Your Heart (ft. Anjelika Jelly Joseph)
My People 2021 via Single Lock
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Allen Toussaint

Big Chief
American Tunes 2016 via Nonesuch
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Pegi Young

Pleasing to Me
Foul Deeds 2010 via Vapor Records
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The Rolling Stones

Shake Your Hips
Exile On Main St 1972 via Virgin
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John Hiatt

Slow Turning
Slow Turning 1988 via A&M Records
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7:40 am
Mary Free Bed Rehab Hospital (click for more info)

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital was founded in 1891 to provide medical care for patients of limited financial means in our community. Mary Free Bed exists to restore independence, hope and freedom through physical rehabilitation to people with disabilities. For adult and pediatric patients alike, Mary Free Bed provides comprehensive rehabilitation services. More Information - Mary Free Bed dot com

Paula Fuga

If Ever
Rain On Sunday 2021 via Republic
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The Brian Setzer Orchestra

Stray Cat Strut
the Ultimate Collection Recorded Live: Vol 2 2020 via Surfdog
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7:30 am
Play Community Update (click for more info)

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The Red Sea Pedestrians

Adrift 2010 via Independent


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Patty PerShayla & The Mayhaps

Midnight Line
Cheap Diction 2021 via Independent
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Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit

Reunions 2020 via SouthEastern/Thirty Tigers
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7:20 am
AudioTree Presents : August - Morning Drive (click for more info)

Support today comes from Audiotree Presents, booking concerts in independent venues around the state of Michigan.  

Upcoming shows include Free Throw, October 27 at the Pyramid Scheme, Michigander, October 29 at the Pyramid Scheme, and Larkin Poe, October 30 at Fountain Street Church.  

Tickets and more information are available at audiotree presents dot com

The U.S. Army Blues Swamp Romp

Whoopin' Blues
Voodoo Boogaloo 2017 via U.S. Army Band
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Ruthie Foster

Death Came a Knockin' (Travelin'
Live At The Paramount 2020 via Blue Corn
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Maggie Rose

Have A Seat 2021 via Starstruck
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The Neville Brothers

Why You Wanna Hurt My Heart?
Neville-ization 1984 via Black Top
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Jackson Browne

Love is Love
Downhill From Everywhere 2021 via Inside Recordings
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7:00 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.