Joel Selvin's 'Altamont.'

Rock and Roll Book Club: 50 years since Altamont

The subtitle of 'Altamont' calls it 'The Inside Story of Rock's Darkest Day.' That distinction is debatable; the darkness of Altamont, however, lingers. After reading Joel Selvin's book, you'll never have so much 'Sympathy for the Devil' again.

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Solange performs on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'

Music on TV this week: Beck; Solange; Kacey Musgraves; Angel Olsen; Alanis Morissette; Pharrell Williams; Mandolin Orange

Artists heard on The Current are frequently featured on TV programs, and we've gathered the listings in one convenient place for you. See the complete listings and find performance videos as the week progresses for a curated listening experience. You can also subscribe to receive the week's schedule in your inbox to plan your TV viewing around music.

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Prince: The Story of 1999


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Overcoats leap into The Current studio with new music

Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell of Overcoats, portrait at The Current

The New York band anchored by duo Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell visited The Current for a session featured on New Hot. Elion and Mitchell spoke to host Jade about their evolution as artists and about what they're looking forward to next.

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Coffee Break: Rapid lyrics

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Today in 1989, Billy Joel started a two-week run at No. 1 on the U.S. singles chart with "We Didn't Start The Fire". For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that feature rapidly-performed lyrics?

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