Coffee Break: Artists that were in 2+ successful bands

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Nirvana in 1993 (from left): Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic, Dave Grohl. (Anton Corbijn/Courtesy the Artist)

Dave Grohl was born today in 1969, making him 50 on this very day. He is the lead singer and founder of the Foo Fighters (which he formed in 1994) and was the drummer for Nirvana (joined in 1990).

So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what artists do you want to hear who were in more than one successful band?

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

Semisonic - Down In Flames
Cream - I Feel Free
The Breeders - Saints
Blur - Girls and Boys
Sugar - A Good Idea
The Zombies - She's Not There
Lifter Puller - Space Humping 19.99
Joy Division - Disorder


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