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Question of the Day: Saxy Songs

by Corny O'Connell
saxophonist Shutterstock

Adolphe Sax, the guy who invented the saxophone, was born on this date in 1814. So, we're looking for your favorite songs featuring the saxophone. Leave your suggestions in the comments below, and we'll spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played: 

"Sherry Darling" - Bruce Springsteen 

"Shotgun" - Jr. Walker and the All Stars 

"Whatever Gets You Through the Night" - John Lennon 

"How Long Must I Wait for You" - Joe Jackson 

Lori Lieberman - Sunday Breakfast - 2014

by John Platt
Jeremy Rainer

Though she was born in Los Angeles and lives there now, Lori Lieberman actually grew up in Geneva, Switzerland. That left her isolated from 1960's American folk music, until her sister came home from college in 1968 with copies of albums by Judy Collins, Tom Rush, and Joni Mitchell.

Question of the Day: Title Title

by Corny O'Connell

We're doubling down on titles today. How many songs can you come up with that have a word repeated in the title? To get you started there's "Louie, Louie" and "Rebel, Rebel." Put the rest in the comments below and we'll spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played:

"Again and Again" - The Bird and The Bee

"Mercy, Mercy Me" - Marvin Gaye

"Boom Boom" - John Lee Hooker

"Mony, Mony" - Tommy James and The Shondells