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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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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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Question of the Day: Last Chance

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Our Holiday Cheer for 'FUV benefit concert is tonight. That means today is your last chance to get tickets. So, in today's Question of the Day we ask for your song suggestions about last chances. Email us at morning@wfuv.org or add it to the comments below.

What we played:

"Last Dance" - Donna Summer

"The Last Time" - The Rolling Stones

"It's Now Or Never" - Elvis Presley

"Last Chance Texaco" - Rickie Lee Jones

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Question of the Day: Mild or Extra Mild?

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The forecast calls for unseasonably mild temperatures today here in NYC. Let's have a soundtrack to match - unexpectedly mild music. Suggest some mild music by someone you wouldn't expect it from. Enter in the comments below and we'll spin a set this morning.

 

1. "Winner's Blues" -Sonic Youth

2. "You've Got to Hide Your Love Away" -Eddie Vedder

3. "Going to California" -Led Zeppelin

4. "We're Going to be Friends" -The White Stripes

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Question of the Day: Maybe its Maybelline?

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Happy 64th birthday, Ozzy Osbourne! That's right, today is Ozzy Osbourne's birthday, and we can only imagine how he's going to dress to celebrate. So with that in mind, today to we ask you for songs by men who wear mascara.

Here's today's playlist:

"Good Golly Miss Molly" - Little Richard

"Walk on the Wild Side" - Lou Reed

"It's All Over Now, Baby Blue" (The Rolling Thunder Revue) - Bob Dylan

"Close to Me" - The Cure

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Question of the Day: Boots

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You may have seen this photo on Facebook lately, it's gotten about a half-million likes. It was taken by a tourist who caught NYPD Officer Larry DePrimo in a random act of kindness. DePrimo bought the unidentified homeless man a pair of socks and boots after seeing him without either on the street. In honor of DePrimo's kindness we're asking for your songs inspired by something simple yet important: boots. Give us your thoughts in the comments below. 

Here's what we played: 

1. "These Boots Were Made for Walkin'," Nancy Sinatra, Boots 

2. "In These Shoes," Kirsty Maccoll, Tropical Brainstorm

3. "Boots Like Emmy Lou's," Janis Ian, god & the fbi

4. "Boots of Spanish Leather," Nanci Griffith, Other Voices Other Rooms

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Question of the Day: Tis the Season to be...Sick

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Well, it's that's time of year again, and no, we're not referring to the Holidays. It's flu season. Have you gotten your flu shot yet, or do you cringe at the thought of a needle? The Centers for Disease Control reccomends the shot for just about everyone. So, send us your song suggestions about being sick. Leave a comment in the section below or email us at morning@wfuv.org.

Here's today's playlist

1. "Rockin Pnuemonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu" - Johnny Rivers

2. "Bad Case of Lovin You" - Robert Palmer

3. "Fever" - Peggy Lee

4. "Coconut Song" - Harry Nilsson

 

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Question of the Day: Trees

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The Rockefeller Tree will be lit right before 9:00pm this evening. This year the tree is an 80-foot tall Norway Spruce from New Jersey that survived Sandy; over 30,000 LED lights will help spread the Christmas cheer this evening. So, today's question is about trees. Are you a tree lover? Or are you not even able to tell the difference between a maple and an oak? Post a comment below or send us an email at morning@wfuv.org.

Here's today's Question of the Day:

1. "Feed The Tree" - Belly

2. "Sugar Magnolia" - The Grateful Dead

3. "If A Tree Falls" - Bruce Cockburn

4. "Lemon Tree" - Peter, Paul, and Mary

5. "The Battle of the Trees" - Katell Keineg

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Question of the Day: Songs About Shoppping

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Black Friday has come and gone, but there's still hope if you're looking for a deal. Today marks Cyber Monday, so for our Question of the Day we want to hear your songs about shopping. Do you love it? Hate it? Give us your opinion of shopping for today's Question of the Day, either by emailing us at morning@wfuv.org or leaving a post below.

What we played:

"Shop Around" - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

"Lost In The Supermarket" - The Clash

"Step Right Up" - Tom Waits

"Hit 'Em Up Style" - Carolina Chocolate Drops

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