Coffee Break

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Coffee Break: "Simple" in the lyrics


Henry David Thoreau cabin

Today in 1817, Henry David Thoreau was born - the essayist, poet, philosopher, naturalist, and historian who wrote "Walden", a reflection on simple living in natural surroundings.

Coffee Break: Supergroups


Monsters of Folk

The 88th MLB All-Star Game is tonight at Marlins Park in Miami. In honor of this game, what songs do you want to hear for today's 9:30 Coffee Break from supergroups?

Coffee Break: 10-year old albums


Justin Vernon

The album 'For Emma, Forever Ago' from Bon Iver recently celebrated it's 10-year anniversary. What other albums that came out in 2007 do you want to hear for today's 9:30 Coffee Break?

Coffee Break: Truth and honesty


According to the internet, July 7 is Tell the Truth Day. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention truth or honesty in the lyrics?

Coffee Break: Lip service


pug kiss

Can you feel it in the air? It's International Kissing Day. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention smooching?

Coffee Break: Same band name, album, song title


Back in Time

This morning for today's Vinyl Tap, Sean brought in an album called 'Back in Time' by the band Back in Time featuring the song "Back in Time". So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that have the same song, band and album name?

Coffee Break: USA


Tom Baker for MPR News

We're gearing up for a long weekend of cabining, small towning and staycationing that will gloriously conclude on July 4 - Independence Day. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention America or the USA?

Coffee Break: Shake shake shake


handshake

It's the last Thursday of June which means it's National Handshake Day - a day celebrating one of our oldest forms of greeting each other. So for today's Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that say "shake" somewhere in the lyrics?

Coffee Break: Name-checking the Beatles and the Stones


Jagger and Lennon

For today's Rock and Roll Book Club, Jay Gabler brought in John McMillan's 2013 book 'Beatles vs. Stones', where he unpacks the most legendary rock rivalry of all time. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that name-check either the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, or bonus points for both?

Coffee Break: Songs made famous from a movie


movie theater

This morning Jill and Brian played Paul Westerberg's "Dyslexic Heart" and fondly remembered the song's use in 1992 movie "Singles". So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that were made famous from a movie?