Coffee Break: Bees!

Honeybees
Honeybees are seen at the J & P Apiary and Gentzel's Bees, Honey and Pollination Company on May 19, 2015 in Homestead, Florida. (Joe Raedle | Getty Images)

Jill, Eric and Anna are obsessed with a story over at MPR News about the world's largest bee - spotted in Indonesia and recorded at an inch and a half long, with a tongue that's almost an inch long.

See pictures and read more about the Megachile pluto.

So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what bee songs and bands 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

Lucinda Williams - Honey Bee
The Jesus and Mary Chain - Just Like Honey
The Bird and The Bee - Again and Again
Husker Du - Do the Bee
The Police - Driven to Tears
Queen - Killer Queen
The Archies - Sugar, Sugar
Blind Melon - No Rain


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