Coffee Break: Rock me on the water

Rowing on the Mississippi River
Joy Rikala, left, and Judy Winiecki row a two-person shell up the Mississippi River during a two-hour practice on July 13, 2018. (Lacey Young | MPR News)

It's the first day of July - and the first day of MPR's Water Month.

This year we're celebrating getting outside on Minnesota's beautiful lakes and rivers and announcing a new app called "Outside in Minnesota". It makes it easy to get outdoors with weather updates, event listings, and how-to guides.

So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention water in some form?

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

Laura Veirs - Lake Swimming
The Doobie Brothers - Black Water
The Secret Sisters - Big River
Pixies - Palace Of The Brine
Aretha Franklin - Bridge Over Troubled Water
Roger Waters - Oceans Apart
Chocolate Rain Original Song by Tay Zonday (clip)
The Toadies - I Come from the Water
Milli Vanilli - Blame It On the Rain


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