While nearly forgotten in the United States, '70s singer-songwriter Rodriguez became one of the most famous and beloved American rock artists in South Africa on the strength of his song "Sugar Man." Rodriguez stopped by The Current's Morning Show for an interview about his unlikely legacy.
Duran Duran playing "Rio" would've been a good preview of the 2016 Olympics. Except, in the lyrics he's singing about the Rio Grande. That's not in Brazil.
The Beer Dabbler is giving the Twin Cities a new reason to growl.
The blues instrumental "Albatross" would influence a number of other songs including The Beatles "Sun King."
Jazz player and band leader from Denmark. He made a number of records on the Verve label. He attempts to jazz up some covers from the "mods and rockers."
The first record from Madness. We played "The Prince," a nod to Jamaican ska musician Prince Buster.
All female heavy metal band from the UK. They signed with A&M records in the early 80's, made a few albums and split up by the time the 80's were over.
My Morning Jacket knows how to rock an outdoor concert ... but do they have what it takes to rock the radio as well? We decided to find out.
Clearly, this is a period of Prince's career when he was spelling out full words, rather than naming the record "4 U."
This band was lead by Tijuana Brass Band member and marimba player Julius Wechter.
The debut record from the New York band Vanilla Fudge. They're most famous for covering other people's songs.
For anyone who doesn't remember the show Ironside, you might recognize the theme from the Kill Bill movies when Uma Thurman's character encounters an enemy.
This is the second self-titled Fleetwood Mac record (the first was the Peter Green era). The band now had the "classic" lineup of Stevie Nicks, Lindsey Buckingham, Christine McVie, Mick Fleetwood and John McVie.
Sonny's attempt at making a psychedelic record. Upon first listen you'll realize that Sonny Bono was far too square to fit into the Summer of Love.
This group had a big hit with their version of "Baby, It's You." They cover a number of songs on this record, adding their own blues-rock arrangements. We played their version of The Zombies "Tell Her No," but with Gayle McCormick on lead vocal the title is "Tell Him No."