Today in Music History: Joan Jett rang Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson

Joan Jett gave Mike Tyson a good luck call; Frank Sinatra got hitched to Mia Farrow; James Brown was in trouble with the law; a Texas town declared it Roy Orbison Day; and Brian May was born, Today in Music History.

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The Chart Show: Voters Write It On Their Heart and Ballot


Voters wrote it on their hearts and ballots this week for Minnesota's Bad Bad Hats who debuted on the chart this week along with Big Red Machine's "Hymnostic". Father John Misty also saw a reentry with "Disappointing Diamonds Are The Rarest of Them All".

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Listen to Looch: going to see Jerry Lee Lewis

Listen to Looch: going to see Jerry Lee Lewis

Although Courtney Barnett will be playing a show in Minneapolis this weekend, Mary Lucia is 'going to drive to a casino to see Jerry Lee Lewis.' For this week's Listen to Looch, Mary talks about why she's taking a drive to see a rock and roll legend.

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The Chart Show

The Chart Show Ballot


Vote every week for your top five tracks (and enter our weekly ticket giveaway while you're at it), then tune in Wednesday nights at 8 p.m. CT to see if your favorites make the Chart Show, hosted by Mark Wheat!

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Download The Current app


Download The Current's app to hear a crisp, high-fidelity stream of our station (and our additional streams) wherever you go!

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Oake and Riley Features

Coffee Break: "Little"

Little Man

We're excited for today's Oake & Riley in the Afternoon at the Spring Cafe at Como Lakeside Pavillion featuring Little Man. In honor of our musical guest, for today's 9:30 Coffee Break what songs do you want to hear that say "little" in the title, or are from bands or musicians with "little" in their name?

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