Coffee Break: Birthday blowout

Lauren Mayberry of CHVRCHES in concert at the Palace Theatre
Lauren Mayberry of CHVRCHES in concert at the Palace Theatre in St. Paul, Minn., on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. Video of the concert was streamed live by The Current. (Andy Witchger for MPR)

There's an abundance of musicians who have birthdays today. In today's Music History we highlighted the following birthdays:

Thom Yorke is 53.

John Mellencamp is 70.

Bon Jovi drummer Tico Torres is 68.

Toni Braxton is 54.

Lewis Capaldi is 25.

Lauren Mayberry of Chvrches is 34.

Nathaniel Rateliff is 43.

Damian Joseph Kulash of OK Go is 46.

Stevie Ray Vaughan was born today in 1954. He passed away in 1990.

and more birthdays can be found here.

Let's celebrate these birthdays in the way we do best - with music!

For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear from the musicians with birthdays?

Respond with your song ideas in the comments below.

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