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We accidentally started a Twitter beef between children's entertainer Raffi and the band The New Pornographers yesterday. It all started when Raffi tweeted that he didn't approve of the band's name. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear from band names that Raffi wouldn't approve of?
In town for a show at First Avenue, the New Pornographers stopped at The Current for a session hosted by Brian Oake and Jill Riley. Frontman and chief songwriter A.C. Newman explains how he'd love to write a song like 'Daydream Believer' -- and how the video for the song 'High Ticket Attractions' was shot by Minnesota filmmaker Dan Huiting.
Music fans looking for adult coloring books can now choose from books featuring icons including Prince, David Bowie, and - yes - Lemmy Kilmister of Motorhead.
Simon and Garfunkel reunited; Madison Square Garden didn't know Young from Dylan; Patti Smith put out her biggest hit; and Bernie Worrell was born, Today in Music History.