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Question of the Day

Question of the Day: Songs About Lying

by Morning Show

For today's Question of the Day we're wondering – have you been lied to recently? Or perhaps you were the one being dishonest? Lying happens a lot, especially in song. So we're asking for your favorite songs about lying, liars, and lies. Leave your suggestion in the comments below.

What we played:

Question of the Day: Hit the Lights

by Morning Show

Last night's Super Bowl power outage had everyone talking. So we thought we'd continue the conversation today, in typical FUV fashion, through song. Today's question is where were you when the lights when out? Send us a song about what you did in the dark.

Here's today's playlist:

1) "Darkness Darkness" - The Youngbloods

2) "Don't Be Afraid of the Dark" - The Robert Cray Band

3) "Sounds of Silence" - Simon and Garfunkel

4) "Beware of Darkness" - George Harrison

Question of the Day: Happy Birthday Charlie Musselwhite

by Morning Show

Happy Birthday, Charlie Musselwhite! He's got a new album with Ben Harper — Get Up! — that has them out on the road together.  Plus Musselwhite has his own gigs at the Allen Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center March 15-16.  In honor of his signature instrument -- What are your favorite songs featuring the harmonica? Let us know in the comments below. Here's what we played:

1. J. Geils Band, "Whammer Jammer"

2. Stevie Wonder, "Fingertips, Pt. 2"

3. John Mayall, "Room to Move"

Question of the Day: Science for the Soul

by Morning Show

Today we mark the birthdate of one of the greatest scientists of all time, Sir Isaac Newton (and our very own Corny O'Conell). Because science is what truly matters to them both, we ask you to suggest geeky science songs. Email us at morning@wfuv.org or leave us a comment in the section below.

Here's today's playlist:

1. "Space Oddity" - Natalie Merchant

2. "Origin of the Species" - Chris Smither

3. "Galileo" - Indigo Girls

Question of Day: Hard Hatted?

by Morning Show

Not even a week into the New Year and the weather makes it feel like the Arctic (okay, maybe that's a bit of an exaggeration...), BUT it is very cold. So we hope you are wearing your hat, because in this weather, you should be. Today's Question of the Day: whats your favorite song about a hat? Email us at morning@wfuv.org or post in the comment section below.

Here's today's playlist:

1. "You Can Leave Your Hat On" - Randy Newman

2. "Hat and Feet" - Fountains of Wayne

3. "Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat" - Beck

Question of the Day: Best Dressed Artist?

by Morning Show

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!

 

Question of the Day: Songs that Heal

by Morning Show
Reuters

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

Question of the Day: She and Him?

by Morning Show

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

Question of the Day: What's Right?

by Morning Show
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

Question of the Day: Maybe its Maybelline?

by Morning Show

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