Coffee Break: Songs about fathers

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Jeff Tweedy and his son Spencer at The Current (MPR / Nate Ryan)

Sunday is Father's Day, so for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that explore a father/child relationship?

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

Wolf Parade - You Are A Runner And I Am My Father's Son
Cat Stevens - Father and Son
Quincy Jones - Sanford And Son
Sister Rosetta Tharpe - I want a tall skinny papa
Madonna - Papa Don't Preach
Nas - Bridging the Gap
Loretta Lynn - Coal Miner's Daughter
Was (Not Was) - Dad I'm In Jail
Harry Chapin - Cats In The Cradle


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