Coffee Break: Auditions

The Monkees
A publicity photo of The Monkees from March 1967. (Colgems Records)

Today in 1965, The Hollywood Reporter ran the following advertisement: "Madness folk & roll musicians, singers wanted for acting roles in new TV show. Parts for 4 insane boys." From that advertisement, The Monkees were eventually born.

So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what bands do you want to hear that were at least partially formed from auditions?

Respond with your song ideas in the comments below.

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Songs played

Red Hot Chili Peppers - Soul To Squeeze
Pixies - Bone Machine
U2 - I Will Follow
The Clash - The Guns of Brixton
Prince - Little Red Corvette
Etta James - Tell Mama
Joan Jett and The Blackhearts - I Love Rock N' Roll

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