How fans are celebrating Prince’s ‘born day’ differently this year


“I don’t celebrate birthdays, so that stops me from counting days, which stops me from counting time,” said Prince in an interview with Dutch TV host Ivo Niehe in 1999. Prince was born in Minneapolis on June 7, 1958 and although the icon didn’t always celebrate the occasion, fans have largely embraced the date as…

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Friday Five: Graveyard Club, Yummm, and more new Minnesota music videos


If you have a music video you’d like to be considered for an upcoming feature, send it my way at fridayfive [at] mpr.org! Graveyard Club – “Dreamland” Graveyard Club’s nostalgic 80s synth-pop influenced jams are as cinematic as ever in their video for “Dreamland.” Here, a man is haunted by memories of an ex-lover, shown…

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Coffee Break: Cleanup / rebuild

Protestors sweep water out of the partially destroyed Wells Fargo bank

Though we don't know what today or this week or the next month will bring, let's put a spotlight on volunteers and cleanup efforts this morning. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear around the theme of cleaning up and rebuilding?

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Today in Music History: Happy Birthday, Brandi Carlile


The Stones kicked off their biggest U.S. tour to date; Prince and the Revolution had a No. 1 album; Vampire Weekend went to No. 1 in the album charts; Jack White got married in an exotic location; and Brandi Carlile was born, Today in Music History.

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