Coffee Break: Songs of summer

The Sun close up
We can almost feel that sunshine here in the studio. (Wikimedia Commons)

Let's not even talk about what's happening outside today.

Instead, let's will better weather into being with a 9:30 Coffee Break all about summer, warmth, and sunshine. What songs do you want 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. Or, when you register for a Minnesota Public Radio account, you can send requests via Alexa, too Just say "Alexa, ask The Current to play Song by Artist" e.g. "Alexa, ask The Current to play Left of the Dial by The Replacements."

Songs played

Martha and The Vandellas - Heat Wave
The Cure - Hot Hot Hot!!!
Unknown Prophets - Summer Heat
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Behind the Sun
The Fiery Furnaces - Here Comes The Summer
Madonna - Burning Up
The Velvet Underground - White Light / White Heat
Sam Cooke - Summertime


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