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Three years after the murder of George Floyd, music has been an essential tool for healing. Floyd’s former partner Courteney Ross and south Minneapolis musician Raycurt Johnson share their stories.
A dynamic collection of singer-songwriters and musicians, Minneapolis band Turn Turn Turn visited The Current studio to perform a session for Radio Heartland, after which they spoke with host Mike Pengra.
This week’s new music includes a cut off Blur’s forthcoming album; something old, something new from Lana Del Rey; a new track from the Pretenders; a new song from Australia’s Alex Lahey; and Minnesota-flavored releases from Remi Wolf and from Sylvan Esso.
President Joe Biden joined celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey, Mick Jagger and Angela Bassett, who was nominated for an Oscar for her role playing Turner in her biopic, in honoring the late singer.