9:30 Coffee Break: Songs of Atonement

Coffee Break
What songs do you want to hear for today's coffee break? (MPR Graphic / Tracy Kompelien)

Starting this evening and ending tomorrow evening is the holiest day of the year in Judaism: Yom Kippur, also known as Day of Atonement. Jewish people traditionally observe this holy day with an approximate 25-hour period of fasting and intensive prayer. The themes of the day are asking for forgiveness and making amends for past transgressions.

In the spirit of making amends and asking for forgiveness, there are a lot of songs that are about atonement, forgiveness, righting wrongs or simply saying, "I'm sorry."

So for today's Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that are about atonement or apology? Send us your requests.

Songs Played


Feist "So Sorry"
The Easybeats "Sorry"
Hüsker Dü "I Apologize"
R.E.M. "So. Central Rain"
John Lennon "Jealous Guy"
The Platters "I'm Sorry"

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