Coffee Break: Working for the weekend

Original Loverboy band members Mike Reno and Paul Dean performing at Riptide Music Festival in Ft. Lauderdale Beach, Florida on December 3, 2017. (Rick Munroe, Wikipedia CC BY-SA 4.0)

Most folks are back to work after the holidays and we're approaching our first weekend of 2019.

Let's celebrate with a list of songs around this topic.

For today's Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention the weekend or weekend days?

Respond with your song ideas in the comments below.

Have an idea for a Coffee Break topic? Submit your idea for a future theme and browse past Coffee Breaks in our archive. Or, when you register for a Minnesota Public Radio account, you can send requests via Alexa, too Just say "Alexa, ask The Current to play Song by Artist" e.g. "Alexa, ask The Current to play Left of the Dial by The Replacements."

Songs played

Paul Westerberg - Once Around The Weekend
Ultravox - Saturday Night In The City Of The Dead
Etta James - A Sunday Kind of Love
Hippo Campus - Suicide Saturday
Phantogram - Saturday
Blondie - Sunday Girl
De La Soul - A Rollerskating Jam Called Saturday
Joe Jackson - Sunday Papers
Loverboy - Working for the Weekend

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