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I Am Trying to Break Your Heart
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot 2002 via Nonesuch
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Everybody Loves the Sunshine
Secret Love, Vol. 3 2007 via Sonar Kollektiv


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Thievery Corporation

The Mirror Conspiracy 2000 via Eighteenth Street
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2:40 pm
Non-Profit Interviews - GENERIC (click for more info)

Are you a non-profit organization that wants to get the word out about a special event? WYCE has on-air interview opportunities available for you. Email to join us in-studio on the day of your choice. Your organization will reach thousands of active, community-aware WYCE listeners. WYCE - building community through media since 1987.

Kate Bush

An Architect's Dream
Aerial 2005 via Sony
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Bruce Springsteen

Johnny 99
Nebraska 1982 via Sony
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Jenny Lewis

Sing a Song for Them
Acid Tongue 2008 via Warner Bros.
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Grounds for Divorce
The Seldom Seen Kid 2008 via Geffen Records
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2:20 pm
People's Choice Voting for Jammies XII! (click for more info)

To celebrate the 12th Annual WYCE Jammie Awards, we're putting the vote in your hands!

Go to right now to cast your ballot for the Best Local Album and Best New Local Artist of 2010.

Voting continues through January 23rd!

The People's Choice awards will be handed out at Jammies Twelve, Tuesday February 15th at The Intersection Lounge.


Don't Cha Hear Me Callin' To Ya
What It Is! Funky Soul And Rare Grooves (1967-1977) 2006 via Rhino


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Senor Coconut Y Su Conjunto

EXPO2000 [-][Mambo]
El Baile Aleman 2008 via Nacional
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Jigsaw Falling into Place
In Rainbows 2007 via Ato Records / Red
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Wax Poetic

Keyif-The relaxed minute
Istanbul 2007 via Nublu Records
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A Call to Arms
The Flying Club Cup 2007 via BA DA BING
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2:00 pm
The Clean House (click for more info)
The Actors' Theatre presents The Clean House by Sarah Ruhl running from January 22nd through the 31st. This whimsical romantic comedy was named one of the top ten theatrical attractions of the year. Actors' Theatre is dedicated to bringing our community the best in entertaining, innovative, challenging and thought-provoking theatre to West Michigan. For more information, please visit actors theatre grand rapids dot com.

Alice Russell

Living The Life Of A Dreamer
Pot Of Gold 2009 via Six Degrees
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Alice Russell has claimed her influences include Minnie Ripperton, Eva Cassidy, Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan, Aretha Franklin and Jill Scott.

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The Mountain Goats

Lovecraft in Brooklyn
Heretic Pride 2008 via 4ad / Ada
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Bossa Nova, Ne
The Rough Guide to Brazilian Electronica 2003 via World Music Network


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Lady Dottie & The Diamonds

Fuel to Burn
Lady Dottie & The Diamonds 2008 via HI-SPEED SOUL
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1:40 pm
W@W: 4 Wall (click for more info)
Do you have something you want to put on the big screen? The 4th Wednesday in the ongoing "Wednesdays at Wealthy" series is sponsored by the West Michigan Film Video Alliance, which presents "4WALL." Every Fourth Wednesday of the month, all year long, Video Alliance members and independent filmmakers can screen their completed and works-in-progress for FREE at the Wealthy Theatre Koning Micro-Cinema. Constructive feedback from peers and public in attendance are offered to the filmmaker on request. For more information please visit

Roy Hargrove

Pastor 'T'
Hard Groove 2003 via Verve
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Meshell Ndegeocello

Dance of the Infidels 2005 via Universal
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Nouvelle Vague

Heart Of Glass
Bande a Part 2006 via Peacefrog
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The Jesus and Mary Chain

God Help Me
Stoned & Dethroned 1994 via Warner Brothers
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Sigur Ros

Takk 2005 via Geffen Records
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Breathe Owl Breathe

Ghost Glacier 2008 via Independent


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1:20 pm
Pre Jammie Jams! The Mickeys / Joel Mabus (click for more info)
As we gear up for the 10th Annual Jammie Awards, coming February 17th, WYCE and the Meanwhile Bar present a trio of Thursday night events at Wealthy Theatre. The Pre-Jammie Jams are back! Each night, we'll present extended sets from a pair of Jammie-nominated artists. Up first, on January 22nd at 8 pm, join us for The Mickeys and Joel Mabus. The Mickeys are led by twin sisters Amy & Julie Mickey, whose compelling sibling harmonies propel a mix of Americana, Celtic and Blues. Joel Mabus is a Michigan music legend playing in support of two 2008 releases - Retold and the Joel Mabus Omnibus. Also on the way in the series, it's Breathe Owl Breathe and Rachael Davis Thursday, January 29th. And on February 5th we present Tomas Esparza and Delilah DeWylde. Tickets for The Mickeys and Joel Mabus are just $5 in advance, $10 the day of the show. Tickets may be purchased through or the Wealthy Theatre Box Office. The Meanwhile Bar will host Afterglow Parties immediately following the Pre-Jammie Jams.


By This River
Y Tu Mama Tambien 2002 via Volcano


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Save Me
Magnolia- Music from the Motion Picture 1999 via Warner Bros / Wea


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The Black Keys

The Flame
Magic Potion 2006 via Nonesuch
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Tom Waits

New Coat of Paint
The Heart of Saturday Night 1974 via Elektra
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Feeling Good
Six Feet Under, Vol. 2- Everything Ends 2005 via Astralwerks


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1:00 pm
(Generic) Gift of Life (click for more info)
If you are interested in making a commitment to be an organ and tissue donor you can sign up on the Michigan Organ Donor Registry online at or by calling 800-482-4881.


Triumph of a Heart
Medulla 2004 via Elektra / Wea
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Raphael Saadiq

Oh Girl
The Way I See It 2008 via Sony
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Stanley Clarke

Come On
The Toys Of Men 2007 via Heads Up
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Femi Kuti

You Better Ask Yourself
Day By Day 2008 via Downtown
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12:40 pm
Oscar Night America (click for more info)
The Waterfront Film Festival and Levitation Studios present an Oscar Night America Party in Grand Rapids. Experience the excitement and glamour of the Oscars as though you were in Hollywood! The party takes place on Sunday, February 22nd, at the UICA, 41 Sheldon Blvd SE. Red Carpet arrival begins at 6:30pm. Proceeds from the event benefit The Waterfront Film Festival and tickets can be purchased at Schuler Books and Music locations. For more information, please visit


Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)
Jackie Brown - Music from the Motion Picture 1997 via Maverick


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Sam Cooke

A Change Is Gonna Come
The Man And His Music 1986 via RCA
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Trouble So Hard
Alan Lomax- Popular Songbook 2003 via Smithsonian Folkways
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Vera Hall (born in Payneville, Alabama in 1902, died in 1964) was an American folk singer. She grew up near Livingston, Alabama. Hall was married to a coal miner named Nash Riddle and she gave birth to her first child, Minnie Ada, in 1917.


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Jimmie Vaughan

Positively Meant to Be
Out There 1998 via Sony
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Etta James

I'd Rather Go Blind
Live From San Francisco 1994 via Sbme Special Mkts.
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12:20 pm
Izaak Walton League Winterfest (click for more info)
The Izaak Walton League offers the FREE Winterfest, Saturday, January 24th. The Winterfest offers the very best of the season - ice fishing, cross-country skiing, snow-shoeing, sledding, candle-making, fly-tying, and winter games like Fox & Geese. Winterfest is Saturday, January 24 from 10am to 3pm at the Conservation Center, 5641 Myers Lake Road, just a 1/2 mile north of Cannonsburg Ski Area. More information is available at 866-1061.

Revolutionary Snake Ensemble

The Large S
Forked Tongue 2008 via Cuneiform
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Led by saxophonist Ken Field, the group's colorful costumes and creative arrangements have earned it invitations to entertain audiences as large as 20,000.

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The Accident That Led Me to the World

Hole Of Doubt
The Island Gospel 2008 via Nobodys's Favorite Records
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The Guggenheim Grotto

Oh Nikita
Happy The Man 2009 via United For Opportunity
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Andrew Bird

Fitz and the dizzyspells
Noble Beast
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12:00 pm
REF presents BVA (click for more info)
The Rockford Education Foundation (REF) is proud to present Brian VanderArk, performing with a full band and Lux Land at the Rockford High School Fine Arts Auditorium. The concert takes place on Saturday, January 24th at 8 pm. Tickets are available by calling the R.E.F. at 616-863-6317 or by visiting rockford schools dot org slash r-e-f.