9:30 Coffee Break: Purple

Purple (MPR graphic)

Sarah, a listener in Chicago, wrote to us recently to say that purple is her favorite color, and that there seem to be a lot of songs with shades of purple in the title. "Both Jeremy Messersmith and Hippo Campus have songs called 'Violet'," Sarah notes, "and of course, there's Hendrix's 'Purple Haze' — there's gotta be more, right?"

We think there are more songs like that, and you probably do, too. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that have shades of purple in the title? Send us your requests.

And thank you, Sarah, for today's suggestion!

Songs Played

Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix
Voices Green and Purple - The Bees
Purple Toupee - They Might Be Giants
Lavender - Ken Nordine
Purple Rain - Prince

Do you deserve a Coffee Break? We at The Current's Morning Show think you do, and we want to bring coffee and treats from Black Coffee and Waffle Bar to your workplace. Let us know why you'd like a Coffee Break — or request your own idea for a future topic.

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