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Question of the Day: Songs With A Sweet Tooth?

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Mayor Bloomberg's ban on large sugary drinks was supposed to go into effect today, but a New York State judge overturned the ban. How do you feel about it?  Send us a song with "sugar" in the lyrics. Email us at morning@wfuv.org or post it in the comments below.

Here's today's playlist:

1. "Sugar Magnolia" - The Grateful Dead

2. "Sugar Sugar" - The Archies

3. "Sugar Buzz" - kd lang

4. "Brown Sugar" - The Rolling Stones

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Question of the Day: Workout Songs?

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 It's finally warm enough to exercise outside. Whether you've been walking, running, biking, or just doing your own thing, we hope you've been able to enjoy the weather outside for a little. Today's Question of the Day: What is your favorite music for exercising? Send us your suggestions via email at morning@wfuv.org or post in the section below.

Here is today's playlist:

1. "How You Like Me Now" - The Heavy

2. "(Wish I Could Fly Like) Superman" - The Kinks

3. "Lust for Life"- Iggy Pop

4. "You Get What You Give" - The New Radicals

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Question of the Day: Who's Calling?

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We've come a long way with our smart phone technology since Alexander Graham Bell patented the telephone on this date in 1876. This morning we're looking for songs about phones, calls, and the like in the Question of the Day.

 

1. Jim Croce, "Operator" 

2. Steely Dan, "Rikki Don't Lose That Number"

3. Wilson Pickett, "634-5789"

4. Blondie, "Call Me"

 

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Question of the Day: Dinner For Five

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Todays Question of the Day is all about your dream meal. If you could have dinner with any four musicians, dead or alive, who would you choose?  Leave your list in the comments below or email us at morning@wfuv.org. We'll choose one dinner party and play a set of their songs on today's Question of the Day. 

What we played:

"Something To Talk About" - Bonnie Raitt

"The Good Life" - Tony Benett

"Heroes" - Jill Sobule

"Everyone Deserves  Music" - Michael Franti & Spearhead

-Thanks for the list, Tara from Stamford!

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Question of the Day: Make or Break My Love

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When it comes to relationships, everybody has a checklist. Is he tall? Does she cook? Do my parents like him? Does she like kids? Perhaps one of the most common make-or-breakers, though, is music! Maybe you met at a Springsteen concert and the rest was history. Or maybe you were dating, but you realized that you just couldn't take his Dave Matthews obsession. Either way, we want your story! Tell us about your make-or-break music tale, and what songs you want us to play, in the comments below.

What we played:

Wilco "Heavy Metal Drummer"

Freedy Johnston "Bad Reputation"

John Hiatt "Gone"

Beach House "Myth"

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Question of the Day: Who has the smoothest moves?

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Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke was caught dancing again! That got us to wondering which smooth musician has the smoothest moves?  Leave your answer in the comments below or email us at morning@wfuv.org.

What We Played:

Michael Jackson "Rock with You"
Robyn "Cobrastyle"
James Brown "Get Up (I Feel like Being a Sex Machine)"
The Rolling Stones "Start Me Up"
 

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Question of the Day: Vanished Venues

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We were reminded this week of the beloved Bottom Line in Greenwich Village which closed its doors back in 2004. It opened in 1974 with Dr. John and was the site of memorable, intimate performances from the likes of Emmylou Harris, Van Morrison, Prince, Billy Joel and Tom Waits. We're asking for your favorite show  seen at the Club in today's question of the day.

1. The Shangri-Las, "Leader of the Pack" 

2. Lucinda Williams, "Positively 4th Street" 

3. Jill Sobule, "Trains"

4. Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, "Rosalita"

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Question of the Day: Best in the Hall?

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Tonight is New York's "All for the Hall" Benefit for the Country Music Hall of Fame® at Best Buy Theater. What started as a group of artists who agreed to donate the proceeds of a concert to the hall now features Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris, Jason Aldean, and many others. Who from the list of inductees would you like to hear on today's Question of the Day? Let us know by emailing us at morning@wfuv.org or leaving a comment below.

What we played:

"Wake Up Little Suzie" - The Everly Brothers

"Crazy" - Patsy Cline

"There'll Be Some Changes Made" - Chet Atkins

"King Of The Road" - Roger Miller

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Question of the Day: Surprise!

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Corny had the opportunity to see The Mavericks in concert last night, and they brought out Rodney Crowell as a surprise guest! So here's our question this morning: who have you seen as a surprise guest in concert? Tell us who was on the bill and who was the surprise guest in the comments below.

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Question of the Day: Singers Turned Actors?

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After last night's Academy Awards, we've got movies on the brain. We're thinking of all the musicians who have appeared on the silver screen. Of those who have acted in film, whose music would you like to hear this morning? Leave your suggestion in the comments below.

Here's today's playlist:

1. "The Troubles" - The Roches

2. "Golden Years" - David Bowie

3. "My Little Town" - Paul Simon

4. "Somewhere" - Tom Waits

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