Listener Supported Public Media from Fordham University

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Tunein
  • YouTube
  • Flickr
  • RSS

WFUV Blog

Question of the Day: Trees

by Morning Show
A A

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

Share

Tags

Comments

Comment Policy

Question of the Day: Songs About Shoppping

by Morning Show
A A

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

Share

Tags

Comments

Comment Policy

Question of the Day: Cat Friday

by Morning Show
A A

Black Friday? Who cares about that when it's Cat Friday? Yep, that's right! Today is Cat Friday here in NYC. Are cats too cute for you to resist, or do you much prefer to stray away from the furry felines? Tell us in today's Question of the Day.

Here's today's playlist:

1. "Lovecats" - The Cure

2. "Cool for Cats" - Squeeze

3. "Cats Under the Stars" - Jerry Garcia

4. "Stray Cat Strut" - Stray Cats

 

Share

Tags

Comments

Comment Policy

Question of the Day: Happy Thanksgiving!

by Morning Show
A A

It's Thanksgiving! So today we thank you for being the best listeners. And since we're giving thanks, we ask you, what are you thankful for? Send us a song at morning@wfuv.org or leave us a comment below!

Here's today's playlist:

1. "Secret O' Life" - James Taylor

2. "The Dog Song" - Nellie McKay

3. "We Are Family" - Sister Sledge

4. "Kind and Generous" - Natalie Merchant

Share

Comments

Comment Policy

Question of the Day: Are You Going Home?

by Morning Show
A A

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day and everyone probably made their holiday plans. But tell us, are you going home for Thanksgiving? Send us a song about going home at morning@wfuv.org or comment in the section below with your name and town!

Share

Tags

Comments

Comment Policy

Question of the Day: Concert Pet Peeves

by Morning Show
A A

Mike Doughty feels the live music industry isn't catering enough to the older crowd as he writes in his latest blog post- so this morning is your chance to voice your own pet peeves about concerts. Share your song suggestion in the comment section below.

1. "Waiting for the Sun" -The Jayhawks

2. "I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down" -Elvis Costello

3. "Money Grabbers" -Fitz and the Tantrums

4. "Your Mind Is On Vacation" -Mose Allison

 

Share

Tags

Comments

Comment Policy

Question of the Day: The Teenage Years

by Morning Show
A A

Last night  Justin Bieber won big at the American Music Awards, taking home the top prize (artist of the year) and the awards for the other two categories he was nominated for. And he's only 18. With that in mind, today's Question of the Day is what is your favorite recording by a teenager?

1. "Teenager in Love" - Dion

2. "Gimme Some Lovin" - Steve Winwood

3. "Good Morning Little School Girl" - Johnny Lang

4. "Chasing Pavements" - Adele

Share

Tags

Comments

Comment Policy

Question of the Day: Who?

by Morning Show
A A

Lucinda Williams is headling this year's FUV Holiday Cheer. But who else is performing? Well, you'll have to stay tuned to find out as we make the announcement later this morning. So today's question of the day is about songs that ask the question, "Who?" And in case you miss the big announcement, subscribe to our enewsletter to receive all updates about FUV and Holiday Cheer! Here's what we played:

Men at Work - "Who Can It Be Now?"

Bo Diddley - "Who Do You Love?"

Bill Withers - "Who Is He (And What Is He to You)?"

Jean Knight - "Mr. Big Stuff"

Share

Tags

Comments

Comment Policy

Question of the Day: Songs About Obsessions

by Morning Show
A A

 

Herman Melville's famous novel Moby Dick; Or, The Whale was first published on this day in 1851, and we think it's safe to say that Captain Ahab was obsessed with Moby Dick. To celebrate this, today's Question of The Day is all about obsession. Let us know your favorite songs about obsessions by emailing us at morning@wfuv.org or leaving a comment below.

What we played:

"Posession" - Sarah McLachlan

"Every Breath You Take" - The Police

"I Will Posess Your Heart" - Death Cab For Cutie

"Changed The Locks" - Lucinda Williams

 

Share

Tags

Comments

Comment Policy

Question of the Day: The Name Game

by Morning Show
A A

This morning you're the star and we're looking to get to know you, we asked for songs featuring your name for the Question of the Day. Here's what we played:

1. "Daniel" -Elton John

2. "4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)" -Bruce Springsteen

3. "Rocky Raccoon" -The Beatles

4. "Rudi Can't Fail" -The Clash

Share

Tags

Comments

Comment Policy