Coffee Break

At The Current, it's no secret that we love our listeners. And we especially love when listeners write in with suggestions for the Coffee Break

Coffee Break: Little blanks


Today in 1951, eighteen-year-old Richard Penniman, a.k.a. Little Richard, made his first recordings at a studio in Atlanta. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that have "Little" in the title or chorus?

Coffee Break: Superstition


black cat

It's Friday the 13th! So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention superstition, luck, black cats, supernatural circumstances, etc.?

Coffee Break: Good morning!


coffee

Good morning! We're looking for songs for today's 9:30 Coffee Break that say good morning or talk about morning things - breakfast, coffee, waking up, sunshine, etc. Help us wake up with a tasty selection of tunes.

Coffee Break: Hold on


Wilson Phillips

We've been having fun exploring songs that have the same title this week - both with our Monday Coffee Break and our Tuesday music trivia. But for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that are called "Hold On"? You'd be surprised how many there are....

Coffee Break: John Prine impact


John Prine

Country/folk singer John Prine turns 71 today, so for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that are either covers of his music or influenced by him?

Coffee Break: Movie and TV theme songs


Adele

Today in 2012, Adele posted her new theme to "Skyfall", the 23rd film in the James Bond series. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that were used as movie or TV theme songs?

Coffee Break: Joplin's covers


Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin died today in 1970 at the age of 27. We're going to curate a playlist of songs that she covered for today's Coffee Break. So just sit back, enjoy, and learn a little something!

Coffee Break: Tom Petty


Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers Perform At The Vie

Tom Petty passed away last night. He was 66 years old and had just concluded his 40th anniversary tour with his band, the Heartbreakers. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what Tom Petty songs do you want to hear?