Public Radio Music Day 2022

Four of WDET’s music hosts share their top picks to celebrate public radio music discovery.

To celebrate Public Radio Music Day, we spoke with the legendary Don Was and CultureShift’s Ryan Patrick Hooper and Tia Graham about what makes Detroit special when it comes to independent music.

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We also asked four of WDET’s music hosts share the songs that celebrate their shows, public radio music discovery and Detroit.

Listen to the full playlist:

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Ann Delisi, Ann Delisi’s Essential Music

I Am by Laura Rain and the Caesars

Cha-Cha Twist by The Detroit Cobras

Paper Chain by Drinkard Sisters


Jon Moshier, Modern Music

Gettin’ to the Point by Panda Bear & Sonic Boom

New Beginning by Automatic

Mythical Bonds by Mamalarky


Nick Austin, Soul Saturday

Rockin’ You Eternally by Jazzanova, Dwele & Leon Ware

Leave Me Alone (feat. Erykah Badu) by RC & The Gritz

Sweet Power of Your Embrace by James Mason

Rob Reinhart, Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music

Ten Times More by the Dropkick Murphys

Which Side Are You On? by Ani DiFranco

Rock Steady by Aretha Franklin


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