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Coffee Break: Songs with a taste of honey

A bumble bee visits a coneflower on July 29, 2023 in Moorhead.
A bumble bee visits a coneflower on July 29, 2023 in Moorhead. Dan Gunderson | MPR News

by Jill Riley

September 19, 2023

What’s the buzz? It’s National Honey Month, which was established by the USDA’s National Honey Board. In honor of this sweet celebration of beekeeping and the honey produced by bees, we’re looking to the hive mind for Coffee Break ideas.

Let’s comb through our favorite music for a playlist that focuses on honey and yellow-and-black buzzing bees who make it all possible.

For today’s 9:30 Coffee Break, which songs about honey and bees would you like to hear?

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.

Songs Played
Lucinda Williams - Honey Bee
The Jesus and Mary Chain - Just Like Honey
Willie and The Bumblebees - Honey From The Bee
Koerner Ray and Glover - Honey Bee
The Shocking Blue - Love Buzz
Samia - Honey
Camera Obscura - Honey in the Sun
Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass – A Taste of Honey (bonus)