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Question of the Day: New York's Bravest

by Corny O'Connell
Jason Eppink

After yesterday's explosion and fire in the East Village, it's high time we gave it up for the F.D.N.Y. on the Question of the Day. More than 250 firefighters responded to the 7-alarm blaze. Among the 19 people reported injured, four were critically injured, and four were firefighters who were treated for minor injuries. Let's recognize the work of New York's Bravest with your song suggestions. We'll spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played:

The Rolling Stones - "Salt of the Earth"

Joe Henry - "Fireman's Wedding"

Emmy The Great - FUV Live - 2015

by Kara Manning
Singer and songwriter Emma-Lee Moss, who records as Emmy the Great, has been nomadic of late, drifting between her longtime home base of London, her native Hong Kong, Brooklyn, Los Angeles and other locales. That peripatetic spirit has informed the new songs for her forthcoming third album, still untitled and due out late this year or early in 2016, and her new EP, out now on Bella Union, called S
 

Question of the Day: Sweet

by Corny O'Connell

March Madness® is getting down to brass tacks. After starting with a field of 64 teams, we're down to the sweet sixteen in college basketball. Which has us thinking of "sweet" songs. Got any in your playbook? Tip us off in the comments below and we'll play a set of "sweet" songs after 9am.

Here's what we played: 

"Sweet Old World" by Lucinda Williams 

"My Sweet Lord" by George Harrison 

"Sweet Disposition" by The Temper Trap