It's as much fun to sing about coffee as it is to drink it! And there are actually quite a few songs that pay tribute to java. Here's our National Coffee Day Playlist.


  • 1

    'Starfish & Coffee' by Prince

    Here's what Prince sings about coffee:

    “If you asked her what she had for breakfast / This is what she’d say / Starfish and coffee / Maple syrup and jam / Butterscotch clouds, a tangerine / And a side order of ham.”

  • 2

    'You're So Vain' by Carly Simon

    Carly's coffee reference:

    “I had some dreams, they were clouds in my coffee /    Clouds in my coffee..."

  • 3

    'The Coffee Song' by Frank Sinatra

    The Captain sings:

    "They've got an awful lot of coffee in Brazil!"

  • 4

    'One More Cup of Coffee' by White Stripes

    Jack White and the gang sing:

    "One more cup of coffee for the road."

  • 5

    'Coffee Time' by Natalie Cole

    Natalie Cole on coffee:

    “Coffee time / My dreamy friend, it’s coffee time / Let’s listen to some jazz and rhyme / And have a cup of coffee.”

  • 6

    'Intergalactic' by Beastie Boys

    Beastie Boys on coffee:

    “When it comes to beats, well, I’m a fiend / I like my sugar with coffee and cream.”

  • 7

    'One Cup of Coffee' by Bob Marley

    Coffee makes Marley crazy mon:

    “One cup of coffee, then I’ll go; / Though I just dropped by to let you know / That / I’m leaving you tomorrow; / I’ll cause you no more sorrow: / One cup of coffee, then I’ll go.”

  • 8

    "Black Coffee" by Ella Fitzgerald

    Ella on morning Joe:

    “I’m feelin’ mighty lonesome, haven’t slept a wink / I walk the floor and watch the door, and in between I drink.”

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