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The Chart Show: Cuz We Love Lizzo


Back at the top of our chart for the 6th week with the song that's stuck in my head, "Like A Girl", the rest of the nation has "Truth Hurts" stuck in theirs, as it stayed on top of Billboard's Hot 100 for the fifth week.

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Welcome to Dizzyland: Dizzy Fae grows up, levels up, and manifests


21-year-old Minneapolis-based musician Dizzy Fae has been in the news a lot recently, from interviews in British Vogue to nods in the New York Times. She performed a headlining set at World Pride this year, and dropped her second mixtape, No GMO, in June. Fae attributes its title to the experience of emerging from childhood,…

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Coffee Break: Vampires


Today in 1983, Bonnie Tyler was at No. 1 on the U.S. singles chart with "Total Eclipse Of The Heart" - a song that was originally written to be a vampire love song in a Nosferatu musical. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that are inspired by vampires?

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Today in Music History: Happy Birthday, Brittany Howard


Brittany Howard was born; Fifteen Elvis fans were kind of wrong; the McCoys hung on to No. 1 with 'Sloopy'; Rod Stewart topped the singles and album charts; Bonnie Tyler had a No. 1 with 'Total Eclipse of the Heart'; and Bruce Springsteen cracked the charts, Today in Music History.

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Coffee Break: Sweater weather cozy time


It's October 1st. The weather has drastically dropped. It's officially Fall. And Jill is rocking a glorious knee-length flannel. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what music do you want to hear that makes you feel cozy?

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Watch Sleater-Kinney in concert at the Palace Theatre

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Touring in support of their 10th studio album, 'The Center Won't Hold,' Sleater-Kinney played a sold-out concert at the Palace Theatre in St. Paul, Minn., on Tuesday, Oct. 15. The Current was on hand to provide a live video stream of the concert; watch the archived video (available for a limited time).

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The Current Rewind: The Peters Brothers' anti-rock crusade

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A family of pastors hell-bent on saving souls. A pro-sticker Washington wife. A B-horror blood-gusher with a heart of gold. Plus...Prince's photographer? This episode's cast of characters is just a peek at the wild ride of the Peters Brothers, the evangelical trio who hosted record burnings and condemned rock music throughout the 1980s. But for all the Peters' popcorn-worthy stunts, you could say darkness was at play.

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Playlist: The rock that fueled the Peters Brothers


In the '80s, controversial St. Paul ministers the Peters Brothers traveled around America preaching about the dangers of rock music. From shock-rock to suggestive pop, this playlist compiles some of the songs that fueled the Peters Brothers' protests against rock & roll.

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Coffee Break: Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees

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Yesterday the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced its class of 2020 nominees. You can cast your fan vote and support your favorite nominees, but in the meantime, let us know what songs you want to hear from this year's nominees for today's 9:30 Coffee Break.

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Elton John's memoir 'Me.'

Rock and Roll Book Club: Elton John's 'Me'


This isn't one of those music memoirs written on a mission. It's one of those that feels like you're sitting next to the author on a long airplane ride; he starts telling his story at the beginning and then continues right up to the present day, stopping at every great anecdote.

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