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Exploring the roots of "sacred steel"

The Steel Guitar is an instrument first made popular by Hawaiian music, and is also a familiar sound in country and western music. The steel guitar also has roots in a small number of African American churches throughout the US. In the first of two parts, WUFT FM’s Patrick Colden …

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Guitarist Sam Pacetti brings his music to the Unitarian Universalist Church in a benefit for the Civic Media Center

Singer-Songwriter Sam Pacetti brings his diverse and mesmerizing guitar talent to Gainesville tonight at 8 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Church in a benefit for the Gainesville Civic Media Center. Pacetti grew up in Saint Augustine and is a full-time musician, travelling the country playing in music festivals and …

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Vinyl making a comeback

As technology advances, analog recording is exchanged for digital recording as devices get smaller. But as Florida’s 89.1 WUFT’s Brittany Wienke reports, a recent comeback of vinyl records may reverse this trend. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/vinyl.mp3]

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Lame duck governor pardons rock legend Jim Morrison

The late singer and frontman of the rock band “The Doors,” Jim Morrison, was posthumously pardoned Thursday afternoon by outgoing Florida Governor Charlie Crist. Morrison was charged with indecent exposure back in 1970 for a concert in Miami. Trent Kelly spoke to singer-songwriter Rod MacDonald from Delray Beach, who teaches …

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Cowboy art with a conservation message

Sean Sexton is this year’s keynote speaker at this Sunday’s Conservation Trust For Florida Round-up and Awards Celebration at the Whitehurst Horse Prairie Ranch off County Road 346 near Archer. Sexton’s 600-acre cattle ranch in Indian River County has a conservation easement to try and make sure the ranch stays …

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