9:30 Coffee Break: Songs for St. Paul

Saint Paul Mayor Chris Coleman
Saint Paul Mayor Chris Coleman (Jennifer Simonson/MPR News)

St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman is always excited about St. Paul, but it's a big day for the capital city today as Coleman will be celebrating the renovation of the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, and he'll also be turning on the ceremonial light at the new Saint Paul Saints stadium, CHS Field, in Lowertown.

A listener of The Current's Morning Show, Mayor Coleman is stopping in to the studio this morning to talk about what's happening in St. Paul and to kick off today's Coffee Break. And what better topic for today than songs for St. Paul?

So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs that name-check St. Paul or are about St. Paul places do you want to hear?

Songs Played


The Hold Steady - "How a Resurrection Really Feels"

Johnny Cash - "Big River"

The Replacements - "I Bought a Headache"

The Lone Bellow - "Diners"

John Prine - "Sabu Visits the Twin Cities Alone"

Bob Dylan - "Meet Me in the Morning"

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