Coffee Break: 80s rock icons

Duran Duran
Duran Duran at Stubb's Bar-B-Q, South by Southwest (SXSW) 2011; Austin, Texas; March 16, 2011 (Jason Persse - Flickr: Duran Duran / Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 2.0))

August 10 is Duran Duran Appreciation Day!

In honor of the band and in honor of "Transmission Presents: The '80s with DJ Jake Rudh" at First Ave this Saturday, what 80s rock icons would you like to hear for today's 9:30 Coffee Break?

Respond with your song ideas in the comments below.

Have an idea for a Coffee Break topic? Submit your idea for a future theme and browse past Coffee Breaks in our archive. Or, when you register for a Minnesota Public Radio account, you can send requests via Alexa, too Just say "Alexa, ask The Current to play Song by Artist" e.g. "Alexa, ask The Current to play Left of the Dial by The Replacements."

Songs played

Wham! - Careless Whisper
Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse of the Heart
Madonna - Express Yourself
Killing Joke - Eighties
Pat Benetar - You Better Run
Billy Idol - White Wedding (Part 1)
Loverboy - Working for the Weekend
Duran Duran - Girls on Film


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