Coffee Break: Married duos

Captain & Tennille
Toni Tennille, left, and "Captain" Daryl Dragon, of the singing duo The Captain & Tennille, pose during an interview at their home in Nevada in 1995. (David B. Parker/AP, via NPR)

'Captain' Daryl Dragon of Captain & Tennille fame has passed away at the age of 76. Though the 1970s husband and wife musical duo weren't still a couple at the time of his death, Toni Tennille was by his side as he passed.

Toni issued a statement saying, "He was a brilliant musician with many friends who loved him greatly. I was at my most creative in my life, when I was with him," Rolling Stone reports.

This morning we played "Muskrat Love" for Vinyl Tap, but we'd like to get more into this topic today at 9:30.

So for today's Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear from married duos?

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

Mates of State - Goods (All In Your Head)
The Cramps - Garbageman
The Mamas And The Papas - I Saw Her Again
X - Under The Big Black Sun
Arcade Fire - Keep The Car Running
Johnny Cash - Jackson
Missing Persons - Walking In L.A.
Sonny and Cher - I Got You Babe


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