WKUF Playlist Spotlight: Lost Boy by Ruth B

In late May, we added Canadian musician Ruth B's debut single "Lost Boy" to our automated playlist. A nostalgic ballad, "Lost Boy" came about after Ruth B was inspired by the ABC series Once Upon a Time. After watching an episode, she came up with a line about Peter Pan; this led to her creating a singing Vine in 2014 which earned over 80,000 likes within a week. Encouraged by Vine commenters to complete the song, she did just that and posted a video on YouTube on 1/18/15. Its popularity caught the attention of record labels and she was signed by Columbia Records in July 2015. 

Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Ruth B's debut EP Intro contains "Lost Boy" and 3 other tracks. She plans to release her debut full-length album in 2016. 

New Show on WKUF: Digital Exhaust

On Friday May 27th from 9 pm to 10 pm EST, a new show (Digital Exhaust) makes its debut on WKUF. Get your weekend off to a bangin' start with host Slicetron as he hits you with music from the worlds of electronic, house and techno!

You can listen to Digital Exhaust by accessing our webstream located in the left sidebar of our website, via TuneIn or by using our Android app. If you're in the Flint area, you can tune your radio to 94.3 FM.

The Retro Mix Playlist for 5/20/16: Desert Island Discs

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​​On this show, I played songs that I or the listeners would want with us if we were stranded on a desert island.

6 pm hour

This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak for You)- The Isley Bros.
Just Go Away- Blondie
Private Eyes- Hall & Oates
Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In- The 5th Dimension
The Makings of You- Gladys Knight & the Pips
Golden Years- David Bowie
Cream- Prince
Boogaloo Down Broadway- The Fantastic Johnny C
Stay- Shakespears Sister
Fantasy- Earth, Wind & Fire
All Along the Watchtower- The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Ups and Downs- Paul Revere & the Raiders
Suspicious Minds- Elvis Presley
Never Stop- Brand New Heavies
 
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I Saw Her Standing There- The Beatles
Pucker Up Buttercup- Jr. Walker & the All Stars
Lose My Breath- Destiny's Child
Paying the Price of Love- The Bee Gees
Take It to the Limit- The Eagles
Smackwater Jack- Carole King
Hey Ya!- OutKast
Slow Down- Larry Williams
Johnny B. Goode- Chuck Berry
Secret Agent Man- Johnny Rivers
Tumbling Dice- The Rolling Stones
Harry Hippie- Bobby Womack
You Met Your Match- Stevie Wonder
I Saw Her Again- The Mamas & the Papas
You Get What You Give- New Radicals
She's Got It- Little Richard
 
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Rock Around the Clock- Bill Haley & his Comets
Money's My Problem- Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs
Off the Wall- Michael Jackson
Philadelphia Freedom- Elton John
Love Don't Love Nobody- The Spinners
Baby What a Big Surprise- Chicago
Here Today- The Beach Boys
Dark Lady- Cher
If You Can Want- Smokey Robinson & the Miracles
Shake a Tail Feather- The Five Du-Tones
Bridge Over Troubled Water- Simon & Garfunkel
Cindy- The Temptations
Limelight- Rush
Girls and Boys- Blur
L.A. Woman- The Doors
 
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