Joe's playlist

What's coffee without ambience? This coffee-themed playlist captures the many moods of our favourite beverage and the range of artists coffee has inspired.

Video links are supplied wherever possible.


Arabica by Didula

Au Café des délices by Patrick Bruel

Black Coffee by Black Flag

Black Coffee by Ella Fitzgerald

Black Coffee by Heavy D and the Boyz

Black Coffee in Bed by Squeeze

Caffe Per Due by Giacomo Bondi and Didi

Calling You by Jevetta Steele [from Bagdad Cafe]

Coffee and TV by Blur

Coffee Blues by Mississippi John Hurt [pictured]

Coffee Break from How to Succeed in Business

Coffee Club by Spandau Ballet

Coffee Cups by Langhorne Slim & The Law

Coffee Homeground by Kate Bush

Coffee Shop by Yung Joc [Feat. Gorilla Zoe]

Coffee Song by Frank Sinatra

Coffee Talk by Jazzanova

Coffee to Go by Club des Belugas [pictured]

Cooking Coffee by Stimming

Couleur Cafe by Serge Gainsbourg

Cup of Coffee by Johnny Cash

Cup of Hot Coffee by The Outsiders

Duncan Hills Coffee Jingle by Dethklok [from Metalocalypse]

Espresso: All Jacked Up by Todd Rundgren


40 cups of coffee by Ella Mae Morse [pictured]

"When it comes to beats well I’m a fiend/I like my sugar with coffee and cream/Well I got to keep it going keep it going full steam." ~ Beastie Boys

Intergalactic by Beastie Boys

Java Jive by Manhattan Transfer

Kaffeekantate [Coffee Cantata] by Johann Sebastian Bach

Keep that Coffee Hot by Scatman Crothers (Defunk remix)

Kids on Coffee by The Descendents

Le café des trois colombes by Joe Dassin

Matin du café by Felipecha

One Cup of Coffee by Bob Marley

One More Cup of Coffee by Bob Dylan [pictured]

Percolator by The Ventures

Put Me Somethin' Warm in My Cup by Mr. & Mrs. Smith

Sugar in My Coffee by Ginger Leigh

Taylor the Latte Boy by Kristin Chenoweth

The Coffee Song by Cream

The Coffee Song by Hildegard Knef

Turkish Coffee by Herbie Mann

You're the Cream in My Coffee by Nat King Cole Trio

You're the Cream in My Coffee by Annette Hanshaw (1928)

This is a dynamic list. New titles will be added on an ongoing basis. Feel free to contact us with suggestions.

Many thanks to Audrey Mangin for her music research.

Lisa Peryman
Lisa Peryman


Lisa Peryman has worked with Greenpeace Australia and The Wilderness Society (Australia). She studied journalism in New Zealand and book and magazine publishing in Canada. Her background includes reporting and editing for daily newspapers and trade magazines, as well as creative copywriting for broadcast. Lisa is continuing her studies in Canada and currently works with Probe International as an editor and writer. Earnings from Green Beanery operations support the work of Probe International, a Canadian charity that works with citizens' groups around the world to protect their lands and their livelihoods. Probe International is a Canadian trust.