Coffee Break: Inauguration playlist

A man and a woman in masks wave.
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris take the stage at the Chase Center Nov. 7, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (Andrew Harnik | Pool, Getty Images)

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be sworn in today as the president and vice president of the United States.

You can watch the ceremony, inaugural address and other celebratory events throughout the day at mprnews.org beginning at 10 a.m. The day will begin with swearing-in ceremonies followed by Biden's inaugural address, and will wrap up at 7:30 with a program hosted by Tom Hanks with musical performances by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jon Bon Jovi, Ant Clemons, Foo Fighters, John Legend, Demi Lovato, Bruce Springsteen, and Justin Timberlake.

Taking a nod from the playlist-friendly Barack Obama, the Biden-Harris team has released an inauguration playlist to celebrate. The playlist is 46 songs long, in honor of Biden becoming the 46th president.

For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear from the Biden-Harris inauguration playlist?

Respond with your song ideas in the comments below.

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Songs played

The Impressions - We're A Winner
Mary J. Blige - Work That
The O'Jays - Give the People What They Want
A Tribe Called Quest - Award Tour
Jackie Wilson - (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher
Sault - Free
Bill Withers - Lovely Day
The Staple Singers - We The People
The Sounds of Blackness - Optimistic


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