Coffee Break: MN references by non-MN bands

Pokey LaFarge at the Minnesota State Fair
Pokey LaFarge performs at the Leinie Lodge at the Minnesota State Fair (MPR photo/Nate Ryan)

Thanks to Elliott who wrote in with today's Coffee break theme suggestion - references to Minnesota by non-Minnesota artists.

Elliott writes: "Obviously Minnesota musicians like to reference their own turf but it's always surprised me how many non-natives reference the state or places within it."

So for today's Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that reference Minnesota but are not by Minnesota artists?

Respond with your song ideas in the comments below.

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Songs played

Rod Stewart - You Wear It Well
That Dog - Minneapolis
Rufus Lumley - Minneap'lis Minnesota
Big Thief - Mythological Beauty
Roy Acuff and His Smokey Mountain Folks - Wabash Cannonball
Divine Fits - Would That Not Be Nice
The Secret Sisters - Big River
Soundgarden - Outshined


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