Coffee Break: Quest for fire

James Taylor
James Taylor performed at the Guthrie in 1970. (Photo copyright Tom Berthiaume)

Fun fact: Brian dreamed all about fires and burning last night, and therefore has been talking to Jill and Anna about the 1981 science fantasy adventure film Quest for Fire.

So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that reference fire or burning?

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

The Cure - Fire In Cairo
Dolly Parton - Old Flames Can't Hold A Candle to You
Chrome Sparks - Be On Fire
Earth Wind and Fire - Serpentine Fire
Sebadoh - On Fire
Candi Staton - How Can I Put Out The Flame (When You Keep The Fire Burning)
Kasabian - Fire
Dillinger Four - Fire Side Chat
Bruce Springsteen - I'm On Fire


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