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Today’s Music News: Jack White writes a poem Local Blog

Jack White is a poet, the world discovered over the weekend when the rocker published a 19-line poem titled “Music is Sacred” on his Third Man Books site. “The melody of the human race,” writes White, “is a song that never ends.” (Rolling Stone) Art Garfunkel has lashed out at Paul Simon in a new interview with […]

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It's a Block-Rockin' Memorial Day Weekend

It's a Block-Rockin' Memorial Day Weekend

Let's celebrate the unofficial start to summer with a full weekend of three-song sets by your favorite artists. Join The Current's hosts starting Friday, May 22, at 4 p.m., and running all the way to midnight on Monday, May 25, for block after block of weekend-enhancing tunes.

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St. Paul man records song to celebrate Archbishop Romero Local Blog

St. Paul business owner Rob Hahn first heard about El Salvador’s Archbishop Oscar Romero in a senior theology class at Notre Dame. It was in that class that he learned of the Archbishop’s campaigns to fix social problems and his subsequent assassination. The Archbishop’s story struck a chord with Hahn—literally—and shortly after, he composed a […]

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