Coffee Break: Artists that have been on Sesame Street

Chance the Rapper
Chance the Rapper performs during XQ Super School Live, presented by EIF, at Barker Hangar on September 8, 2017 in Santa Monica, California. (Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for EIF)

Chance the Rapper recently made an appearance on Sesame Street in a "T is for Theater" sketch with Cookie Monster and Elmo, and it's purely adorable.

So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear from artists that have been on Sesame Street?

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

Norah Jones - Don't Know Why
Paul Simon - Me And Julio Down By The School Yard
Dizzy Gillespie - 52th street theme
Arrested Development - Tennessee
Smokey Robinson and the Miracles - You Really Got A Hold On Me
Feist - 1234
Paul Simon and Ladysmith Black Mambazo - African Alphabet
Prince - Starfish And Coffee
R.E.M. - Shiny Happy People


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