Tue July 29, 2003
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Free Lunch for Tuesday, July 29

Chattanooga, TN – The first Free Lunch this week will be a Joe Ely's first release in five years. "Streets of Sin," on Rounder records, is a gritty look at the lives of ordinary people struggling to survive.

All of the material on the album was written and composed by Ely. His compassion on the album is evident and his songs are genuine Joe Ely masterpieces.

WUTC is proud to dish out Joe Ely's "Streets of Sin" as the free lunch for Tuesday.

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Thu July 24, 2003
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Free Lunch for Thursday, July 24

Chattanooga, TN – The Free Lunch for Thursday, July 24 will be the latest release from bluegrass phenom Tim O'Brien titled Traveler, on Sugar Hill records.

For 20 years, O'Brien has been a major player in Americana music. His mandolin sty lings can be heard on numerous albums and his songwriting skills sung by many artists. He is best known for his songs Untold Stories and Walk the way the Wind Blows, both recorded by Kathy Mattea.

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Mon July 21, 2003
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Free Lunch for Tuesday, July 22

Chattanooga, TN – The Free Lunch for Tuesday, July 22 will be a special interview with the legendary rock duo Steely Dan. The interview is titled One Hour Sale! and documents the making of Steely Dan's latest release on Reprise Records, Everything Must Go .

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Mon July 14, 2003
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Free Lunch for Tuesday, July 15

Chattanooga, TN – Tuesday's Free Lunch will be the new, roots based, album from John Mellencamp. The new album is titled Trouble No More and was released on June, 3 from Columbia records.

Trouble No More is the first cover album of Mellencamp's career. It features Mellencamp and his band performing a collection of classic blues and folk songs.

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Thu July 10, 2003
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Free Lunch for Thursday, July 10

Chattanooga, TN – Thursday's Free Lunch will be the Tuscon Az, based Calexico. Their new album titled Feast of Wire will be aired in its entirety at noon on Thursday, July 10.

Fans of Calexico are drawn to the group's varying styles of music. On Feast of Wire, all of the songs seem to gather their roots from various musical backgrounds. Songs such as Stevie Nicks, and Sunken Waltz exemplify Calexico's varying stylistic influences.

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Thu July 3, 2003
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Free Lunch for Thursday, July 3

Chattanooga, TN – Every Tuesday and Thursday, WUTC offers something special to midday listeners. The Free Lunch program is the broadcast of an entire album, concert, or radio interview for your listening pleasure.

On Thursday, July 03, 2003 the Free Lunch will feature a radio interview with the members of the Alt. Country band Uncle Tupelo. This interview discusses the formation and demise of the legendary group with interviews with the band's three members: Jay Farrar, Jeff Tweedy, and Mike Heidorn.

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Tue June 24, 2003
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Jennifer Daniels Concert to Be Aired on WUTC

Chattanooga,TN –
In the coming weeks, WUTC plans to use the Free Lunch hour to air recent concerts from both the Riverbend Festival and the ongoing Nightfall Concert series.

The Free Lunch hour begins at noon every Tuesday and Thursday on WUTC radio.

On Tuesday, WUTC will air the first half of Jennifer Daniels performance from the Unumprovident stage on Friday, June 6.

The second half of the concert will be played on Thursday, June 26.

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Tue June 24, 2003
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NPR World Of Opera Broadcasts

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Tue June 10, 2003
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Free Lunch for Tuesday, June 10

Chattanooga – Andrew Bird, a former member of Squirrel Nut Zippers, has proven himself a worthy solo artist with his most recent album on Grimsey records.

A noted violinist, Bird decided to part with the popular indie label, RYKO, in an attempt to explore his musical landscape.

Weather Systems couples Bird's melodic violin compositions with insightfull lyricism.

Throw in the voice of Nora' O' Conner, a long time friend and musical partner, and the album takes flight.

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Wed May 7, 2003
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European Opera On WUTC-FM

Chattanooga, TN. – Due to tough economic circumstances,
WFMT Fine Arts Network has suspended The Lyric Opera Of Chicago 2003 season. However, the network is providing us with
nine European Opera's from the archives of the European Broadcasting Union. These world-class performances have been heard by millions of listeners throughout the world. The commentator for the broadcasts is Roger Pines, Editorial Dramaturg of the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Below is a list of European Opera broadcasts.

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Tue April 8, 2003
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Free Lunch for the Week of April 7-13

Chattanooga, TN – The Jayhawks are turning heads with their new release on American/Lost Highway records titled Rainy Day Music.

On Tuesday, April 8th as part of our Free Lunch segment, we will feature a candid interview with Gary Louris, a founding member of the Jayhawks, and Rick Rubin, the producer of the album.

Thursday's Free Lunch will be the Rainy Day Music album in its entirety.

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Mon March 31, 2003
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Free Lunch for Tuesday, April 1 2003

Chattanooga, TN – Tuesday's Free Lunch features the relatively unknown artist,Bill Ricchini. His debut album, Ordinary Time, was released in October of 2002 on Mega Force records. The album has just started gaining recognition in the U.S., but has been a success in U.K. since its release in 2002.

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Tue March 4, 2003
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5 Most Requested Albums: Week of Feb. 23

Chattanooga, TN –

1) Tim Easton
Break Your Mother's Heart
New West Records

2) Terence Martin
Good Dog Records

3) Kathleen Edwards
Zoe Records

4) Jimi Hendrix
Electric Ladyland

5) Matt Pond PA
The Nature of Maps
Polyvinyl Records


Mon March 3, 2003
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Free Lunch for Tuesday, March 04

Chattanooga, TN – Eileen Ivers takes several genres of music and throws them into a proverbial blender on her new album, Eileen Ivers and Immigrant Soul.

Ivers, a native of the Bronx New York, was raised among various cultural sounds. Her Irish-American heritage coupled with her multi-cultured childhood has produced a truly unique sounding music. The tracks on Immigrant Soul reflect the Irish traditional music that she grew up on with drum-based African rhythms.

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Fri February 28, 2003
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Colin Grant-Adams live in studio on Friday

Chattanooga, TN – Colin Grant-Adams has performed at numerous festivals and venues including the historic Blue Bird Cafe, and the famous Station Inn, in Nashville.

His music is designed to touch every emotion, entertaining audiences with his Scottish, Irish, and Folk blended style. His powerful voice is accompanied by his polished guitar playing, and the addition of a humor and storytelling provide additional insentive to an already flawless performance.

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