Coffee Break: Best piano players (pt. 2)

Ian McLagan's autograph on the Current's piano
Ian McLagan's autograph on the Current's piano (Leah Garaas/MPR)

Yesterday was Ben Folds' 52nd birthday and we listened to a lot of great piano players, but not enough.

So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that feature some of the best piano players of our time -- part 2!

Here's who we played yesterday:

Billy Joel - Piano Man
Regina Spektor - All The Rowboats
Fats Waller - Ain't Misbehavin'
Carole King - I Feel The Earth Move
Stevie Wonder - You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
Tom Waits - The Piano Has Been Drinking (Not Me)
Herbie Hancock - Cantaloupe Island
Elton John - Your Song

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

Fiona Apple - Shadowboxer
The Faces - Glad And Sorry
Donny Hathaway - Jealous Guy (Live)
Low Cut Connie - Boozophilia
Aretha Franklin - Do Right Woman, Do Right Man
Mark Mallman - The End Is Not The End
Ray Charles - Shake Your Tailfeather
The Edgar Winter Group - Frankenstein


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