How fans are celebrating Prince’s ‘born day’ differently this year


“I don’t celebrate birthdays, so that stops me from counting days, which stops me from counting time,” said Prince in an interview with Dutch TV host Ivo Niehe in 1999. Prince was born in Minneapolis on June 7, 1958 and although the icon didn’t always celebrate the occasion, fans have largely embraced the date as…

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Friday Five: Graveyard Club, Yummm, and more new Minnesota music videos


If you have a music video you’d like to be considered for an upcoming feature, send it my way at fridayfive [at] mpr.org! Graveyard Club – “Dreamland” Graveyard Club’s nostalgic 80s synth-pop influenced jams are as cinematic as ever in their video for “Dreamland.” Here, a man is haunted by memories of an ex-lover, shown…

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Music News: Devo helmet face shields...and other timely music merch


Devo's helmet face shields are just the tip of a growing iceberg of music merch designed with safety in mind. Also today: a distinctly defensive album announcement from Lana Del Rey, guitarist Jorge Santana dies at 68, Ice Cube says Mr. Rogers once sued him, and Sia announces her directorial debut.

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The Chart Show Hall of Fame


When a song stays on The Chart Show's chart for more than 10 weeks, we retire it from the poll and it enters the very prestigious Chart Show Hall of Fame.

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Prince: The Story of 1999

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Coffee Break: Songs for delivery workers

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There are so many essential workers to be thankful for, and today we want to put the spotlight on postal and delivery workers. So tell us - for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear for postal and delivery workers?

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Today in Music History: Happy Birthday Stevie Nicks


The original "Twist and Shout" by the Isley Brothers was released; The Beatles recorded "Yellow Submarine" at Abbey Road studios in London; John and Yoko began an eight-day "bed in" to promote world peace; and Stevie Nicks was born, Today in Music History.

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