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Jill Riley and Sean McPherson provide the soundtrack to your morning every weekday from 6–10 a.m. With occasional guests and the daily Coffee Break, you'll get what you need to start your day.

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Today in Music History: Happy Birthday, Tommy Stinson

George Harrison had his first A-side with the Beatles; Cher topped the singles chart; Australia lost its King of Rock n Roll, Johnny O'Keefe; Bob Dylan had his 12th Top-40 hit; and bassist Tommy Stinson, who rose to prominence with the Replacements, was born in Minneapolis Today in Music History.

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Throbbing Hive with John Moe: Connectivity and Cruelty

This week, John Moe stopped by The Current's Morning Show to talk to Jill Riley and Sean McPherson about Facebook's plans to bring Internet connectivity to sub-Saharan Africa. John also describes a new app that allows people to write 'reviews' of other human beings: 'We're all done for,' he says.

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9:30 Coffee Break: Rockers who are Authors

It's #MPRBooksDay during our Member Drive, and it turns out there are a lot of musical artists who have had a turn at writing books. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear by musicians who are also authors? Send us your requests.

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