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Question of the Day: Friends

by Corny O'Connell
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After last year's sold-out Holiday Cheer for 'FUV concert, we're excited to announce that this year's benefit for WFUV will star Conor Oberst & Friends, on December 8th at the Beacon Theatre. Tickets go on sale to the public tomorrow at noon, but you can get yours today 9am-9pm through this presale (password FUVCHEER2014).

Question of the Day: Finger Snapping

by Corny O'Connell
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The Question of the Day should be a snap - songs that feature the sound of finger snapping. Leave your suggestions in the comments below and we'll spin a set after 9am.

"I Met Him on a Sunday" -Laura Nyro with LaBelle

"Chapel of Love" - Dixie Cups

"Danny's All-Star Joint" - Rickie Lee Jones

"King of the Road" - Roger Miller

Question of the Day: Whatever Happened to...?

by Corny O'Connell

From time to time you may hear an artist or band that get's you to wondering, "Whatever happened to...?" You haven't heard anything new from them in a while and you can't remember the last time they were around to perform. We're not looking for the answers. Just give us someone who seems to have dropped off the radar. We'll spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played:

"Stop Your Fussin'" - Toni Childs

"Give Me One Reason" - Tracy Chapman

Question of the Day: Who Have You Discovered?

by Corny O'Connell

It's Columbus Day, the anniversary of Christopher Columbus' landing in the New World in 1492. That was, or course, a great discovery for him. What discoveries have you made lately in music? Share your latest musical finds below and we'll spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played:

Avery*Sunshine "I Got Sunshine"

Hurray For the Riff Raff "I Know It's Wrong (But That's Alright)"

Jeffery Martin "Dogs In the Daylight"

Foals "My Number"

Question of the Day: Your Favorite Concert

by Corny O'Connell
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The final Question of the Day for WFUV's Fall member drive may be the toughest: Of all the concerts you've been to, which is your favorite? Pick one and share it below. We'll spin a set of those artists after 9am.

While you're here, please support the station that brings you the WFUV Question of the Day.

Here's what we played:

Radiohead "Thing About You"

The Clash "Clampdown"

Lucinda Williams "Get Right with God"

The Rolling Stones "Monkey Man"

Question of the Day: Who Tops the List of Artists You Have Yet to See?

by Corny O'Connell

We're celebrating live music this this week for our Fall member drive. Today we're asking, which artist or band of those you have yet to see, have you just got to see? Wer'e not talking hypothetically, so limit your response to artists and bands that are still performing. Who haven't you seen, that you most want to see?

Here's what we played:

Jack White "I'm Shakin'"

Gary Clark, Jr. "Travis County"

Kate Bush "The Sensual World"

Tom Waits "The Heart of Saturday Night"

Question of the Day: Big Name, Small Room

by Corny O'Connell

We're focusing on live performances for WFUV's Fall member drive. Here's your chance to boast about having seen an artist perform in a small club before they hit the big time. Or perhaps you've seen a big name play a venue that's unusually intimate for them. Either way, let us know in the comments below and we'll spin a set after 9am.

By the way, WFUV marquee members get to attend our private concerts in intimate venues like Rockwood Music Hall, City Winery and Hill Country Live. Learn more here.

Question of the Day: Rockin' Around NYC

by Corny O'Connell
Jim Marshall / Capricorn Records

During this Fall member drive we're featuring some of the best live performances ever captured on record. Many of them happened here in New York City at places like Carnegie Hall, Radio City, The Garden, and Central Park. What are your favorite live recordings from the Big Apple? List them below and we'll spin a set after 9am.

While you're here please make a contribution online or call 877-938-8907, thanks.

Here's what we played:

Simon & Garfunkel "Mrs. Robinson" Central Park

Question of the Day: What Was Your First Concert?

by Corny O'Connell

Can you remember the first concert you went to? Who was it? Let us know and we'll pick a few to play after 9am.

That first concert was likely the first time you paid to hear music performed. Music still has a value for you. Please put a value on the music you get from WFUV and make a contribution here or call 877-938-8907, thanks.

Here's what we played:

Jackson Browne "Running on Empty"

The Supremes "Come See About Me"

Tower of Power "What Is Hip?"

Question of the Day: Oktoberfest!

by Corny O'Connell
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It's that time of year for beer, sausage, pretzels and more beer - Oktoberfest! Grab your lederhosen, a stein and head to your neighborhood biergarten. To get us all in the mood we'll need some oom-pah music songs mentioning beer. Leave your suggestions in the comments below and we'll spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played:

"Roadhouse Blues"  - The Doors