Coffee Break: Color for Berman

Silver Jews
Silver Jews performing at Webster Hall on March 17, 2006. (Reuben Strayer | CC BY-SA 2.0)

David Berman of Silver Jews and Purple Mountains passed away yesterday.

You can hear more about his life, musical projects and poetry at

So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break in his honor, what bands do you want to hear that have a color in their name?

Respond with your song ideas in the comments below.

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Songs played

Silver Jews - Strange Victory, Strange Defeat
Macy Gray - I Try
Joan Jett and The Blackhearts - Bad Reputation
The White Stripes - Blue Orchid
Green Day - Basket Case
Deep Purple - Smoke On The Water
Goldfrapp - Black Cherry
Blues Traveler - Hook

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