Coffee Break: Smoky haze

The sun is obscured by thick smoke.
The sun is obscured by thick smoke Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in Duluth, Minn. Winds from the north are pushing smoke down from Canadian wildfires. (Dan Kraker | MPR News)

According to a tweet from MPR Weather, we are currently experiencing "the worst wildfire smoke event on record in Minnesota..." This has led to an air quality alert through much of the state. This alert is expected to last through Thursday morning.

For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs about haze or smoke do you want to hear?

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Songs played

The Bangles - A Hazy Shade Of Winter
Ohio Players - Smoke
James Hunter - No Smoke Without Fire
Candi Staton - How Can I Put Out The Flame (When You Keep The Fire Burning)
Deep Purple - Smoke On The Water
The Clash - London's Burning
Eartha Kitt - Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
Jimi Hendrix - Purple Haze


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