Coffee Break: Wish you were here

Pink Floyd, 1973
Pink Floyd, 1973 (Publicity Photo)

In honor of Coffee Breaker Grumpy Dave and his favorite song, let us know what songs you'd like to hear that express missing someone or longing for something.

Many people think the song "Wish You Were Here" by Pink Floyd was a direct tribute to Syd Barrett, but in the documentary The Story of Wish You Were Here, David Gilmour, who sings the lead vocal, describes the lyrics as being directed at himself as his lyrics often were.

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Songs played

Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here
The White Stripes - I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself
The Rolling Stones - Miss You
Etta James - I'll Be Seeing You
Neil Young - Powderfinger
James Taylor - Fire and Rain


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