Jill Riley Feature Archive

Tomorrow is Minnesota Music Day, but let's get the party started early: For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear by local bands who got their start by playing at the Longhorn? Send us your requests. (05/15/2015)
For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear by bands who have been animated? When you give your request, be sure to tell us where your artist appeared in animated form. (05/14/2015)
Activision has announced its upcoming version of Guitar Hero will have a tracklist featuring more indie artists than in the past. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs would you, as a listener of The Current, want to add to the Guitar Hero tracklist? Send us your requests. (05/13/2015)
As 'American Idol' announces it will be ending its run in 2016, for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear by artists who would never have made it onto 'American Idol'? Send us your requests. (05/12/2015)
There's been a lot of noggin talk on the show today, so it got us thinking: What songs do you want to hear that have the word 'head' in the title? Send us your requests. (05/11/2015)
Sunday, May 10, is Mother's Day. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that name-check "mom" or "mother"? Send us your requests. (05/08/2015)
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)