Jill Riley Feature Archive

The Foundations were a British soul group, heavily influenced by the Motown sound. (09/19/2012)
Substitute Morning Show host John Munson felt like rocking out to some Van Halen this morning. John was so excited about Van Halen when he was growing up that he actually brought this record to school to show off to his friends. (09/18/2012)
Molly Ringwald joined The Morning Show to talk about her new novel and life after being a teen idol. (09/17/2012)
Television came out of the New York 1970's punk scene and had a big influence on the post-punk and new wave scene. They are best known for their "Marquee Moon" album. (09/17/2012)
Minneapolis label Secret Stash Records will release this compilation on September 25th. Not only is it an awesome listen, but a Twin Cities music history lesson. We played a song from Wanda Davis with "Save Me." (09/14/2012)
Lee Michaels is best known for his Top 10 hit in 1971 "Do You Know What I Mean." On the cover of Recital, he look like he's wearing some sort of chainmail tank top with no pants. (09/13/2012)
The second album from Lynyrd Skynyrd had the big hit Sweet Home Alabama, along with "Don't Ask me No Questions" and the J.J. Cale cover "Call me the Breeze." Bonus fact: Guitarist Ed King was in the band Strawberry Alarm Clock before he joined up with Lynyrd Skynyrd. (09/12/2012)
Not a proper "album" in the discography, we vinyl geeks call this a budget record or a "drugstore" record. They were cheap to buy and contained previously releases material. This collection contains songs from various Elvis movies. (09/11/2012)
This is one of the best soundtracks from the 80s. It's almost as if John Hughes made the mix especially for YOU. (09/10/2012)
This married folk duo of Jim and Cathy post had a one hit wonder with "Reach Out of the Darkness." The late Joe South ("Games People Play") was one of the producers on this record. (09/07/2012)
The Cult of Kluwe continues to grow because Chris has endeared himself to football fans across the country by unapologetically embracing his nerdiness. (09/07/2012)
Journey's third album and much different Journey than the one you know today. The Journey before Steve Perry had much more of a prog rock and "jam" sound. (09/06/2012)
Bob Dylan has been a busy guy lately. He's got an upcoming show in November at the Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul and he's set to release his new record Tempest next week. (09/05/2012)
The first record by all four members David Crosby, Stephen Stills, Graham Nash and Neil Young. This record is so solid, from start to finish. We played the title track with John Sebastian (The Lovin' Spoonful) featured on harmonica. (09/04/2012)
Koo Koo crashed the MPR booth to kick it with Jill Riley and Steve Seel and bring the boogie to the onlooking crowd. (09/01/2012)