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Question of the Day: Girl Groups

by Corny O'Connell

March is Women's History Month. We're celebrating today with your favorite girl groups, or rather female bands. Let us know who you'd like to hear and we'll spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played:

"Release Me" The Like

"Dancing In the Streets" Martha & the Vandelas

"Don't Wanna Lose" Ex Hex

"Woo Hoo" The 5.6.7.8's

"Jesus, etc." Puss 'n' Boots

Shakey Graves - FUV Live - 2015

by Carmel Holt
Alejandro Rose-Garcia has covered a lot of ground in his young life. An aspiring actor with a deep-seated love for songwriting, he initially spent a few years living between Austin and Los Angeles, while pursuing an acting career. There were some notable successes, including a recurring role on the TV series “Friday Night Lights," which provided him the means to move to New York. Once here, Rose-Garcia found his way to the Monday open mic nights at the SideWalk Cafe in the East Village, where he dubbed himself Shakey Graves. He became a one-man band and soon recorded his 2012 low-fi folk debut, Roll The Bones, in a friend’s Brooklyn apartment.