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Question of the Day: Best Dressed Artist?

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Now that the holidays are officially over we can go back to wearing our jeans and sweatshirts, and can finally put the ugly Christmas sweaters away for a while. But it got us thinking, what artists do you think dress well? Send us in songs sung by artists you feel are the best dressed!

Here's today's Question of the Day playlist!

 

1. Dr. John, Such A Night

2. Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Toothbrush and my Table

3. Paul Weller, Above the Clouds

  4. The Kennedys, Half A Million Miles

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Question of the Day: Winter Wonderland?

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Winter arrived last week, and with a chance of snow tomorrow, we're finally feeling the affects. So today's Question of the Day is simple, just send us in a song about winter. Tell us, do you enjoy a winter wonderland, or are you a beach bum? Email us your winter songs at morning@wfuv.org or post a comment in the section below and leave us your name and town.

Here's today's playlist:

1. "Song For A Wintry Night" - Gordon Lightfoot

2. "Winterlong" - Neil Young

3. "White Winter Hymnal" - Fleet Foxes

4. "The Winter Song" - Angel

5. "A Hazy Shade of Winter" - Simon and Garfunkel

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Question of the Day: Feeling Good?

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Don and Robin are not feeling all that well today, and with the weather bringing others down as well, everyone could use a little something to make them feel better. So for today's question we ask: what songs make you feel good? Send us in your song suggestion to morning@wfuv.org or post a comment in the section below.

Here's today's playlist:

1) "Say Hey (I Love You)" - Michael Franti

2) "Jackie Wilson Said" - Van Morrison

3) "Feeling Good Again" - Robert Earl Keane

4) "Here Comes The Sun" - The Beatles

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Question of the Day: The Proverbial Song

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"Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise," and "A penny saved is a penny earned" are a couple of the proverbs Ben Franklin collected in Poor Richard's Almanack, first published in 1732 on this date. Ever since, proverbs have had a part in popular songs. Can you think of one? Include your suggestion in the comments below (please include your first name and town).

What we played:


"Early To Bed" - Morphine

"Abscence Makes The Heart Grow Fonder" - Loudon Wainwright III

"Beauty Is Only Skin Deep" - The Temptations

"Horse To The Water" (feat. George Harrison) - Jools Holland & His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

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Question of the Day: Guitar Riffs

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Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards is celebrating his 69th birthday today. So, in the Question of the Day we ask for your favorite guitar riffs (as opposed to extended guitar solos), think "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction". Include your song suggestion below along with your first name and town.

1. "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" -The Rolling Stones 

2. "Johnny B. Good" -Chuck Berry 

3. "Day Tripper" -The Beatles

4. "Impossible Germany" -Wilco 

 

 

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Question of the Day: Songs that Heal

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As we try to make sense of the tragedy that struck the town of Newtown, Connecticut on Friday, many of us turn to music for solace. In the Question of the Day we ask for the songs that have a healing power for you.

Here is today's playlist:

1) "Healing Hands" - Citizen Cope

2) "Climb On (A Back That's Strong)" - Shawn Colvin

3) "Bridge Over Troubled Water" - Simon and Garfunkel

4) "The Healer" - John Lee Hooker featuring Santana

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Question of the Day: Promises

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WFUV's  winter member drive starts tomorrow, I want you to promise yourself that you will make a contribution. So today we're asking for your songs about promises.

1. "Making Promises" -Indigo Girls

2. "I Will" -Alison Krauss

3. "Don't Make Promises" -Tim Hardin

4. "Promsies, Promises" -Dionne Warwick

 

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Question of the Day: She and Him?

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Meg White who was one half of The White Stripes with Jack White, turns 38 today. Today's question of the day is who are your favorite male-female duos. Email us at morning@wfuv.org or post a comment in the section below.

Here's today's playlist:

1. "Jackson" - Johnny and June Carter Cash

2. "Life is Large" - The Kennedys

3. "Ain't No Mountain High" - Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell

4. "Gentle Arms of Eden" - Dave Carter and Tracy Grammer

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Question of the Day: Gravelly, Froggy, Scratchy

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Tom Waits is 63 years young today. Waits is known for his less than smooth voice, and we celebrated his birthday by asking for your favorite gravelly voices just like his. Here were your suggestions in today's Question of the Day. 

1. "Jockey Full of Bourbon," Tom Waits, Rain Dogs

2. "Proud Mary," Ike and Tina Turner, Soul Hits of the '70s

3. "Garden State Stomp," Dave Van Rank, Going Back to Brooklyn

4. "Smokestack Lightning," Howlin' Wolf, Smokestack Lightning 

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Question of the Day: What's Right?

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ABC

Dave Brubeck passed away yesterday, the day before his 92nd birthday. There will be a concert in Connecticut this evening celebrating his life. Brubeck has publicly stood up to racism in years when it was still prominent in society. So for that, we ask you guys to send us in song suggestions about justice and standing up for what is right. Email us at morning@wfuv.org or post a comment below!

Here's today's playlist:

"Stand" - The Kennedys

"A Change is Gonna Come" - Otis Redding

"Get Up Stand Up" - Bob Marley

"The Byrds" - Chimes of Freedom

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