Coffee Break

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Coffee Break: Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees


The 2021 class of Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame nominees were announced this morning, and includes a second nomination for Carole King, whose album 'Tapestry' was released fifty years ago today. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, which nominees from the 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame would you like to hear?

Coffee Break: Warm thoughts for a cold week


This cold snap is going to stick around for much of this week, so let's try to warm it up this morning, shall we? For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs can you think of that might offer us some warm thoughts for this cold week?

Coffee Break: Sweater songs


It's the first Thursday in February which means it's National Sweater Day. And how fitting is it that the Twin Cities are expecting a couple of inches of snow today? So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what sweater songs do you want to hear?

Coffee Break: '80s hip hop


Our Black History Month Musicheads Essential Artist of the day is Public Enemy. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what '80s hip hop do you want to hear?

Coffee Break: 6 more weeks of winter


Punxsutawney Phil brought some bad news today for those who long for warm, summer days. He saw his shadow as he emerged from his burrow in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, thus predicting six more weeks of winter. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what winter songs do you want to hear?

Coffee Break: Motown for Marvin


Today marks the start of Black History Month and our Musicheads Essential Artist of the day is the legendary Marvin Gaye.

Coffee Break: Songs for the underdog and everyday human


Have you heard about the situation with the video game chain GameStop, Reddit and Wall Street? Let's dive into this topic today, and play a set of music that celebrates the underdog and the everyday human.

Coffee Break: Family bands


Jay Gabler popped by to tell us about this week's Rock & Roll Book Club pick 'Me and Sister Bobbie: True Tales of the Family Band', which chronicles Willie Nelson's closest bond with his sister Bobbie. What songs do you want to hear from family bands for today's 9:30 Coffee Break?

Coffee Break: Blues


Both Elmore James and Bobby Bland were born on this day (in 1918 and 1930 respectively). So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what blues songs and artists do you want to hear?