QOTD

Question of the Day: Film & TV Theme Songs

by Corny O'Connell

Henry Mancini was born 90 years ago today. He composed numerous TV and movie theme songs including the themes to The Pink Panther, Peter Gunn and "Moon River" from Breakfast at Tiffany's. So today we're looking for some of your favorite theme songs from film and television. Leave them in the comments below and we'll spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played

Sarah Vaughan "Peter Gunn"

Johnny Rivers "Secret Agent Man"

Harry Nilsson "Everybody's Talking"

Question of the Day: Tax Day

by Corny O'Connell

Subtract line 17 from line 16, if zero or less enter -0-. Also enter the result on Schedule A (Form 1040), line 20, or Form 1040NR, Schedule A, line 6, except if you checked "Yes" on item 2, see Publication 592 Exemption for Tax Form Induced Insanity...

On this April 15th how do you feel about paying taxes? Can you express that in the form of a song? Leave your suggestion in the comments below. We'll spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played:

James Brown "I Got You (I Feel Good)"

Question of the Day: Blood Moon

by Corny O'Connell

If you're up in the wee hours of the night tonight, you may catch a reddish full moon - a blood moon. That's the effect as the moon passes completely into the earth's shadow. Unfortunately, the forecast calls for clouds and rain overnight, but there will be three more blood moons in the next 18 months. To mark the occasion we're playing your favorite moon songs. Leave your suggestions in the comments below and we'll spin a set after 9am.

Question of the Day: Whistling Songs

by Corny O'Connell
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WFUV listener Kevin from Stamford has a suggestion for the Question of the Day which surprisingly we've never done - whistling songs. Let's put our lips together and our heads together to come up with a big, long list of whistling songs. We'll spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played this morning: 

"Tighten Up" - The Black Keys 

"(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay" - Otis Redding 

"Games Without Frontiers" - Peter Gabriel 

Question of the Day: Help!

by Corny O'Connell

It's not easy coming up with these WFUV Questions of Day. This morning we need your help. Can you think of any "help" songs? Help us out with a suggestion in the comments below. We'll spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played:

The Beach Boys "Help Me Rhonda"

Liz Phair "Help Me Mary"

Sonny Boy Williamson "Help Me"

Joni Mitchell "Help Me"

The Beatles "Help!"

Question of the Day: Winning

by Corny O'Connell

Last night the UConn Huskies Women's team completed a perfect 40-0 basketball season. In so doing, they joined the UConn men's team as this year's NCAA national champions. Let's celebrate with songs about winning. Put your song suggestions in the comments below and we'll spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played:

Cake "The Distance"

The Grateful Dead "You Win Again"

Steve Forbert "You Cannot Win If You Do Not Play"

The Impressions "We're A Winner"

Question of the Day: Great Scot!

by Corny O'Connell

It's Tartan Week - celebrating Scotland in New York City. The Scots have brought "the kelpies" horse sculptures to Bryant Park, a whiskey tasting to Pier 60, and music all around town. Which Scottish artist or band would you like to hear? Let us know in the comments below and we'll spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played:

Frightened Rabbit "Swim Until You Can't See Land"

Del Amitri "Be My Downfall"

Average White Band "Pick Up the Pieces"

Question of the Day: Vanished Venues

by Corny O'Connell

Lady Gaga is closing out Roseland Ballroom in New York City tonight. The historic venue which has hosted concerts, dances and radio broadcasts since the 1920s is lowering the curtain for the final time. In doing so, Roseland joins other storied show places in the Big Apple such as the Palladium, CBGB's, and The Bottom Line. Whom do you remember seeing at these or other vanished venues? Share with us in the comments below and we'll spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played:

Question of the Day: Slumber Party

by Corny O'Connell
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Since tomorrow is International Pillow Fight Day, we want to know what four artists you would invite to your imaginary slumber party. Who would you want to stay up late with, eating popcorn and spinning records? Leave your artist list in the comments below and we'll choose one set to spin after 9am.

Here's what we played this morning:

"Burning Up" - Madonna

"Raspberry Beret" - Prince

"Brown Sugar" - The Rolling Stones (Mick Jagger)