Coffee Break: Stage names

The Breeders
The Breeders (Courtesy of the band)

For today's Music History feature, we celebrated Kim Deal - famous for being a part of The Pixies and The Breeders. In her time as a musician, she has performed under two stage names - Mrs. John Murphy and Tammy Ampersand.

So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what musicians do you want to hear who have performed under a stage name?

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

Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers - Black Bottom Stomp
Calvin Harris - Merrymaking At My Place
Gary Numan - Metal
Lorde - Tennis Court
Leadbelly - In New Orleans (House of the Rising Sun)
Ramones - Spider-Man
U2 - I Will Follow
Lady Gaga - Bad Romance


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