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Listen to Looch: 'Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President'


Mary Lucia talks about a new documentary from CNN Films, 'Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President.' The film shows how Carter's lifelong passion for music allowed him to transcend divisions. 'I cannot think of a better recommendation for this time, this day, this moment in history,' Mary says.

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Grammys postponed to March 14 due to pandemic concerns


The 63rd Grammys will be postponed from their scheduled date of Jan. 31 due to safety concerns amid the raging COVID-19 pandemic. After news of the postponement broke in Rolling Stone, the Recording Academy confirmed a new date: March 14. In a joint statement, the Recording Academy’s leaders and the awards ceremony producer said: After…

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Coffee Break: Classic holiday


Happy Christmas Eve! Yesterday, we played all new holiday music for the Coffee Break. Today, let’s focus on classic holiday songs. See if you can only suggest songs that came out 40+ years ago, so prior to 1980. For today’s 9:30 Coffee Break, what classic holiday songs do you want to hear? Respond with your…

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Mike Doughty: Virtual Session

Mike Doughty: Virtual Session

Mike Doughty joins Morning Show host Jill Riley from his home in Memphis to talk about his new project Ghost Of Vroom, his latest book I Die Each Time I Hear The Sound. Plus, hear performances of a few recent tracks and a familiar favorite.

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Bartees Strange: Virtual Session

Bartees Strange - Virtual Session

Bartees Strange joins Jade for a virtual session to play songs from his latest record, Live Forever, out now on Memory Music. They'll also be talking about leaving places that prevent you from feeling free, covering The National and SAMIA, and what he's working on in his studio for his family this Christmas.

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Nilufer Yanya: Virtual Session

Nilufer Yanya - Virtual Session

Nilufer Yanya joins Sean McPherson to play songs from her new EP, Feeling Lucky? which was released earlier this month. They'll be discussing the freedoms of releasing EPs over albums, why she loves writing angry songs, and recalibrating to a year without live shows.

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Jade Bird: Virtual Session

Jade Bird Virtual Session

Jade Bird joins Jill Riley of The Current's Morning Show to talk about moving to Austin, working with legendary Nashville producer Dave Cobb on her upcoming release, and what she's been up to this year.

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Mike Doughty: Virtual Session

Mike Doughty: Virtual Session

Mike Doughty joins Morning Show host Jill Riley from his home in Memphis to talk about his new project Ghost Of Vroom, his latest book I Die Each Time I Hear The Sound. Plus, hear performances of a few recent tracks and a familiar favorite.

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Coffee Break: Indoguration


It's been a few years since pets have been seen running around the White House, but that's about to change. So for today's Coffee Break, what dog songs do you want to hear?

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