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Question of the Day: Lying Liars and the Lies They Tell

by Corny O'Connell
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For today's Question of the Day we're wondering - have you been lied to recently? Or perhaps you were the one being dishonest. Lying happens a lot, especially in song. So we're asking for you favorite songs about lying, liars and lies. Leave your suggestions in the comments below and we'll spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played:

"Sound of Lies" The Jayhawks

"Lies" J.J. Cale

"Lie to Me" Jonny Lang

"Lies" The Knickerbockers

The Freedom of The FUV Mixtape

by Carmel Holt

The all request FUV Mixtape playlist for MLK Day: Monday, January 19, 2015

Tracy Chapman – Talkin’ Bout A Revolution – Tracy Chapman
The O’Jays – Love Train – Back Stabbers
Bob Dylan – Chimes of Freedom – Another Side of Bob Dylan
Crowded House – Don’t Dream It’s Over – Crowded House
Ben Harper – I’ll Rise – Welcome to the Cruel World
The Impressions – People Get Ready - People Get Ready

Question of the Day: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

by Corny O'Connell

Today we honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. For the WFUV Question of the Day let's have your song suggestions to mark the day. Leave them in the comments below and we'll spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played: 

"People Get Ready" by The Impressions 

"Get Up, Stand Up" by Bob Marley and The Wailers 

"None of Us Are Free" by Solomon Burke

"Love's in Need of Love Today" by Stevie Wonder 

Sunday Breakfast Features Steve Earle & Sam Cooke

by John Platt

Steve Earle hit the Big 6-0 today, cause for celebration on this week's Sunday Breakfast. We'll sample songs from throughout his career, covers by folks including Emmylou Harris and Joan Baez, and some examples of his work as a producer. We'll also remember Sam Cooke with some of his classic songs and covers. And to wrap things up, we'll have a studio session with Mike Farris, a soulful-voiced guy from Nashville who channels gospel-flavored music as part of his journey as a recovering addict.