The Current's Morning Show

Jill Riley and Steve Seel 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: Georgia proclamation for Ray Charles' song

Bob Dylan gets $50 for session work; Del Shannon had a hit with 'Runaway'; New Order began recording their first album; David Bowie and Iman got married; the Jayhawks played Farm Aid in Iowa; and Ray Charles' version of 'Georgia On My Mind' was proclaimed the state song of Georgia, Today in Music History.

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Interview: Manny Lagos, head coach of MN United FC

Minnesota United FC play their home opener this Saturday, April 25, versus the San Antonio Scorpions. United's head coach, Manny Lagos, joined us in the studio to share some thoughts ahead of the big game. 'We're almost at a sellout this weekend,' he says. 'so I encourage you to get your tickets if you want to see an amazing home opener in an amazing atmosphere.'

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Cube Critic: 'Lambert and Stamp'

Cube Critic Euan Kerr joins Jill Riley and Sean McPherson (in for Steve Seel) to talk about a new documentary about the managers of rock band, The Who. "Let me say from the outset, if you were a fiction writer, you couldn't make this stuff up," Euan says.

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9:30 Coffee Break: Kicking It

Tomorrow is Minnesota United FC's home opener, and earlier this morning, head coach Manny Lagos stopped in to talk to us about it. With all the soccer talk this morning, let's continue it into our 9:30 Coffee Break: What songs do you want to hear that mention "kick", "kicks" or "kicking"? Send us your requests.

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