Coffee Break: Longtime bands

The Del Counts
The Del Counts with Jimmy Reed of WDGY at the Marigold Ballroom. (Courtesy of the artists)

Governor Tim Walz has declared Friday, April 26, Del Counts Band Day as they have been performing since 1961 and are widely considered the longest-running rock group in the Minnesota.

So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what bands do you want to hear that have been performing for at least 30 years?

And props to the Del Counts for being together for an astounding 58 years.

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

The Church - The Unguarded Moment
Radiohead - Jigsaw Falling Into Place
Steely Dan - Peg
The B-52s - 52 Girls
The Castaways - Liar, Liar
Guided By Voices - Motor Away
Heart - Barracuda
The Del Counts - Let the Good Times Roll


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