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Question of the Day: Make or Break My Love

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When it comes to relationships, everybody has a checklist. Is he tall? Does she cook? Do my parents like him? Does she like kids? Perhaps one of the most common make-or-breakers, though, is music! Maybe you met at a Springsteen concert and the rest was history. Or maybe you were dating, but you realized that you just couldn't take his Dave Matthews obsession. Either way, we want your story! Tell us about your make-or-break music tale, and what songs you want us to play, in the comments below.

What we played:

Wilco "Heavy Metal Drummer"

Freedy Johnston "Bad Reputation"

John Hiatt "Gone"

Beach House "Myth"

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Question of the Day: Who has the smoothest moves?

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Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke was caught dancing again! That got us to wondering which smooth musician has the smoothest moves?  Leave your answer in the comments below or email us at morning@wfuv.org.

What We Played:

Michael Jackson "Rock with You"
Robyn "Cobrastyle"
James Brown "Get Up (I Feel like Being a Sex Machine)"
The Rolling Stones "Start Me Up"
 

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Question of the Day: Vanished Venues

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We were reminded this week of the beloved Bottom Line in Greenwich Village which closed its doors back in 2004. It opened in 1974 with Dr. John and was the site of memorable, intimate performances from the likes of Emmylou Harris, Van Morrison, Prince, Billy Joel and Tom Waits. We're asking for your favorite show  seen at the Club in today's question of the day.

1. The Shangri-Las, "Leader of the Pack" 

2. Lucinda Williams, "Positively 4th Street" 

3. Jill Sobule, "Trains"

4. Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, "Rosalita"

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Question of the Day: Best in the Hall?

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Tonight is New York's "All for the Hall" Benefit for the Country Music Hall of Fame® at Best Buy Theater. What started as a group of artists who agreed to donate the proceeds of a concert to the hall now features Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris, Jason Aldean, and many others. Who from the list of inductees would you like to hear on today's Question of the Day? Let us know by emailing us at morning@wfuv.org or leaving a comment below.

What we played:

"Wake Up Little Suzie" - The Everly Brothers

"Crazy" - Patsy Cline

"There'll Be Some Changes Made" - Chet Atkins

"King Of The Road" - Roger Miller

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Question of the Day: Surprise!

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Corny had the opportunity to see The Mavericks in concert last night, and they brought out Rodney Crowell as a surprise guest! So here's our question this morning: who have you seen as a surprise guest in concert? Tell us who was on the bill and who was the surprise guest in the comments below.

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Question of the Day: Singers Turned Actors?

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After last night's Academy Awards, we've got movies on the brain. We're thinking of all the musicians who have appeared on the silver screen. Of those who have acted in film, whose music would you like to hear this morning? Leave your suggestion in the comments below.

Here's today's playlist:

1. "The Troubles" - The Roches

2. "Golden Years" - David Bowie

3. "My Little Town" - Paul Simon

4. "Somewhere" - Tom Waits

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Question of the Day: Favorite New Dance Party Tune

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What is your favorite new dance party tune? It could be a new song, or just a new song to you! Leave your suggestions in the comment section below, or email us at Morning@WFUV.org.

What we played:

Mayer Hawthorne "The Walk"
The Black Keys "Lonely Boy"
Ryan Shaw "Do the 45"
Fitz and the Tantrums "Out of My League"

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Question of the Day: New York, New York

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The New Yorker made its debut on this date in 1925. So in the Question of the Day we're asking for your favorite songs about New York. Leave your suggestsions in the comments below.

1. Ryan Adams, "New York, New York"

2. Aretha Franklin, "Spanish Harlem"

3. Rolling Stones, "Shattered"

4. Milton, "In the City"

 

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Question of the Day: Songs About Lying

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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:

"It's A Wonderful Lie" - Paul Westerberg

"Your Lies" - Shelby Lynne

"All Men Are Liars" - Nick Lowe

"Would I Lie To You?" - Eurythmics

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Question of the Day: Put Those Records On!

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History lesson! Today marks the 135th anniversary of Thomas Edison's patent on the phonograph. Thanks for that, Mr. Edison, and for providing the basis for the phonograph's more sophisticated brother: the record player! We owe you all of our sweet, vinyl memories of years past. To celebrate, we're playing songs about records. Got a favorite? Leave it in the comments below!

Want to know what we played? Here's the list:

1. "Record Lady" - Lyle Lovett

2. "Having a Party" - Sam Cooke

3. "Put Your Records On" - Corinne Bailey Rae

4. "Vinyl Records" - Todd Snider

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