Coffee Break: Songs for nurses

Nurse with patient in Fergus Falls State Hospital, approximately 1900.
Nurse with patient in Fergus Falls State Hospital, approximately 1900. (Minnesota Historical Society)

May 6-12 is National Nurses Week.

The recognition is chosen for this week because May 12, 1820 is the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing.

So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear for nurses? Think healthcare, healing, medicine, quality of life, etc.

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

Hot Hot Heat - Bandages
Metric - Monster Hospital
Animaniacs - Hello Nurse
Gregory Isaacs - Night Nurse
The Kills - U.R.A Fever
The White Stripes - The Nurse
The Replacements - Take Me Down To The Hospital
The Rolling Stones - Sister Morphine
Mudhoney - Touch Me I'm Sick


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