Jill Riley Feature Archive

Sometimes lyrics sound like they mean one thing -- but could mean another. With that in mind, what songs with double-meaning lyrics do you want to hear? Send us your requests. (05/07/2015)
Dolls have been making the news recently, so for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that reference 'doll' or 'dolls'? Send us your requests. (05/06/2015)
In the U.S., Cinco de Mayo has become an important celebration of Mexican-American heritage. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear by artists or by bands with Mexican-American roots? Send us your requests. (05/05/2015)
We certainly want to encourage safe operation of motor vehicles, but there are a lot of songs that reference speedy driving. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs about driving fast do you want to hear? Send us your requests. (05/04/2015)
Inspired by the Northeast Minneapolis Tool Library, we're thinking about songs that mention tools. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention some kind of tool in the lyrics? Send us your requests. (04/30/2015)
In all fairness to "Louie, Louie," there are a lot of songs with words that are difficult to understand. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs with incomprehensible lyrics do you want to hear? Send us your requests. (04/29/2015)
We were talking about slang earlier this morning, and it reminded us that so many songs include slang terms. What songs do you want to hear that prominently feature slang words in the lyrics? Send us your requests. (04/28/2015)
A recent study in 'Psychological Science' suggests the scent of sweaty, happy people can make others happy. We're not going to try that, but for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that have the word "sweat" in the lyrics? Send us your requests. (04/27/2015)
Tomorrow is Minnesota United FC's home opener, and earlier this morning, head coach Manny Lagos stopped in to talk to us about it. With all the soccer talk this morning, let's continue it into our 9:30 Coffee Break: What songs do you want to hear that mention "kick", "kicks" or "kicking"? Send us your requests. (04/24/2015)
Minnesota United FC play their home opener this Saturday, April 25, versus the San Antonio Scorpions. United's head coach, Manny Lagos, joined us in the studio to share some thoughts ahead of the big game. 'We're almost at a sellout this weekend,' he says. 'so I encourage you to get your tickets if you want to see an amazing home opener in an amazing atmosphere.' (04/24/2015)
For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, help us build a fitness playlist for The Current crowd. What songs get you energized and motivated for exercise? Send us your requests. (04/23/2015)
Today is Earth Day: For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear by artists or bands who take measures to be environmentally friendly? Tell us your requests. (04/22/2015)
Mike from Minnetonka, Minn., thinks the Minnesota Wild need a better goal song than "Crowd Chant" by Joe Satriani. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what song would you recommend is played over the Xcel Energy Center's public-address system when the Wild score a goal? Send your requests. (04/21/2015)
For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs that were released as singles without albums do you want to hear? Tell us your requests. (04/20/2015)
It's hard to put a finger on what Alabama Shakes are all about; they draw from a number of sounds and genres, and that's audible on the new album 'Sound & Color', the highly anticipated follow-up to the band's debut, 'Boys & Girls'. And there is no sophomore slump here. (04/20/2015)