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  • Willie Murphy on Radio Heartland
    Twin Cities music legend Willie Murphy talks about his new album, "A Shot of Love in a Time of Need"November 4, 2009
  • The cast of the musical "Buddy" on Radio Heartland
    The cast from the History Theatre's production of "Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story" performs on Radio Heartland.October 23, 2009
  • The Pines on Radio Heartland
    The Pines perform in the studio for Radio Heartland.October 16, 2009
  • Young Owatonna musician finds success on pop charts
    A young musician from Owatonna who recorded his album on a computer in the basement of his parents' house is finding big success in the music business.October 14, 2009
  • How to make a rock guitar documentary
    When Oscar-winning director Davis Guggenheim persuaded Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page, U2's the Edge and the White Stripes' Jack White to meet for an electric guitar summit there was potential for complete disaster, but it seems Guggenheim's gamble paid off.September 17, 2009
  • Aerosmith cancels tour, including St. Paul stop
    Rock band Aerosmith announced this week it will cancel the remaining part of its summer tour -- including a concert in St. Paul -- after lead singer Steven Tyler fell from a stage earlier this month.August 14, 2009
  • 40th anniversary of Woodstock
    It was billed as three days of peace, love, and music, but it turned out to be much bigger than anyone expected. Forty years after the great gathering on Max Yasgur's farm, a nation reflects on the music and the meaning of Woodstock.Midmorning, August 7, 2009
  • Hot Tuna's long journey
    From their high school years through the turbulent times with Jefferson Airplane and their partnership in Hot Tuna, Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady have been making music together for more than 50 years. They join Midmorning to talk about their long-running musical partnership.Midmorning, August 3, 2009
  • Christopher O'Riley on the classical connection to rock
    Classical musician Christopher O'Riley listens to alternative rock and hears the classical bones within. He talks about how he builds his interpretations for piano and performs his latest work.Midmorning, July 20, 2009
  • Vibrant music scenes an important draw for cities
    One of the most overlooked and under-valued reasons new college grads and young professionals move to the Twin Cities is its vibrant local music scene.July 3, 2009
  • After 35 years with APHC Keillor looks back and forward
    This weekend a large crowd came to Avon, Minnesota, for the special 35th-anniversary broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion.July 1, 2009
  • Local band does good
    From hometown shows to the top of the billboard charts, Soul Asylum has reached the heights of national success. Midmorning speaks with the band's lead singer about the track of his 25+ year career with Soul Asylum and as a solo artist.Midmorning, June 30, 2009
  • The Baldwin Sisters together on Radio Heartland
    Christina Baldwin and Jennifer Baldwin Peden perform together in a production of "Sister Stories," commissioned for them by Nautilus Music Theater.June 18, 2009
  • Lady sings the blues
    Bettye LaVette stunned the audience at the last Kennedy Center Honors with a version of The Who song "Love Reign O'er Me". It's an example of the sometimes surprising music choices of the soul singer who is finally gaining a wider audience.Midmorning, June 10, 2009
  • Saturday Night at the Stage Door Piano Bar
    Dan Chouinard and friends recorded live at the Fitzgerald Theater May 30, 2009.May 30, 2009

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