WFUV Blog

Question of the Day: Last Chance

by Morning Show
A A

Our Holiday Cheer for 'FUV benefit concert is tonight. That means today is your last chance to get tickets. So, in today's Question of the Day we ask for your song suggestions about last chances. Email us at morning@wfuv.org or add it to the comments below.

What we played:

"Last Dance" - Donna Summer

"The Last Time" - The Rolling Stones

"It's Now Or Never" - Elvis Presley

"Last Chance Texaco" - Rickie Lee Jones

Share

Tags

Comments

Comment Policy

Question of the Day: Mild or Extra Mild?

by Morning Show
A A
PHOTO CREDIT: DNAinfo/Patrick Michael Hughes

The forecast calls for unseasonably mild temperatures today here in NYC. Let's have a soundtrack to match - unexpectedly mild music. Suggest some mild music by someone you wouldn't expect it from. Enter in the comments below and we'll spin a set this morning.

 

1. "Winner's Blues" -Sonic Youth

2. "You've Got to Hide Your Love Away" -Eddie Vedder

3. "Going to California" -Led Zeppelin

4. "We're Going to be Friends" -The White Stripes

Share

Tags

Comments

Comment Policy

Question of the Day: Maybe its Maybelline?

by Morning Show
A A

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

Share

Tags

Comments

Comment Policy

Question of the Day: Boots

by Morning Show
A A

You may have seen this photo on Facebook lately, it's gotten about a half-million likes. It was taken by a tourist who caught NYPD Officer Larry DePrimo in a random act of kindness. DePrimo bought the unidentified homeless man a pair of socks and boots after seeing him without either on the street. In honor of DePrimo's kindness we're asking for your songs inspired by something simple yet important: boots. Give us your thoughts in the comments below. 

Here's what we played: 

1. "These Boots Were Made for Walkin'," Nancy Sinatra, Boots 

2. "In These Shoes," Kirsty Maccoll, Tropical Brainstorm

3. "Boots Like Emmy Lou's," Janis Ian, god & the fbi

4. "Boots of Spanish Leather," Nanci Griffith, Other Voices Other Rooms

Share

Tags

Comments

Comment Policy

Question of the Day: Tis the Season to be...Sick

by Morning Show
A A

Well, it's that's time of year again, and no, we're not referring to the Holidays. It's flu season. Have you gotten your flu shot yet, or do you cringe at the thought of a needle? The Centers for Disease Control reccomends the shot for just about everyone. So, send us your song suggestions about being sick. Leave a comment in the section below or email us at morning@wfuv.org.

Here's today's playlist

1. "Rockin Pnuemonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu" - Johnny Rivers

2. "Bad Case of Lovin You" - Robert Palmer

3. "Fever" - Peggy Lee

4. "Coconut Song" - Harry Nilsson

 

Share

Tags

Comments

Comment Policy

Question of the Day: Trees

by Morning Show
A A

The Rockefeller Tree will be lit right before 9:00pm this evening. This year the tree is an 80-foot tall Norway Spruce from New Jersey that survived Sandy; over 30,000 LED lights will help spread the Christmas cheer this evening. So, today's question is about trees. Are you a tree lover? Or are you not even able to tell the difference between a maple and an oak? Post a comment below or send us an email at morning@wfuv.org.

Here's today's Question of the Day:

1. "Feed The Tree" - Belly

2. "Sugar Magnolia" - The Grateful Dead

3. "If A Tree Falls" - Bruce Cockburn

4. "Lemon Tree" - Peter, Paul, and Mary

5. "The Battle of the Trees" - Katell Keineg

Share

Tags

Comments

Comment Policy

Question of the Day: Songs About Shoppping

by Morning Show
A A

Black Friday has come and gone, but there's still hope if you're looking for a deal. Today marks Cyber Monday, so for our Question of the Day we want to hear your songs about shopping. Do you love it? Hate it? Give us your opinion of shopping for today's Question of the Day, either by emailing us at morning@wfuv.org or leaving a post below.

What we played:

"Shop Around" - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

"Lost In The Supermarket" - The Clash

"Step Right Up" - Tom Waits

"Hit 'Em Up Style" - Carolina Chocolate Drops

Share

Tags

Comments

Comment Policy

Question of the Day: Cat Friday

by Morning Show
A A

Black Friday? Who cares about that when it's Cat Friday? Yep, that's right! Today is Cat Friday here in NYC. Are cats too cute for you to resist, or do you much prefer to stray away from the furry felines? Tell us in today's Question of the Day.

Here's today's playlist:

1. "Lovecats" - The Cure

2. "Cool for Cats" - Squeeze

3. "Cats Under the Stars" - Jerry Garcia

4. "Stray Cat Strut" - Stray Cats

 

Share

Tags

Comments

Comment Policy

Question of the Day: Happy Thanksgiving!

by Morning Show
A A

It's Thanksgiving! So today we thank you for being the best listeners. And since we're giving thanks, we ask you, what are you thankful for? Send us a song at morning@wfuv.org or leave us a comment below!

Here's today's playlist:

1. "Secret O' Life" - James Taylor

2. "The Dog Song" - Nellie McKay

3. "We Are Family" - Sister Sledge

4. "Kind and Generous" - Natalie Merchant

Share

Comments

Comment Policy

Question of the Day: Are You Going Home?

by Morning Show
A A

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day and everyone probably made their holiday plans. But tell us, are you going home for Thanksgiving? Send us a song about going home at morning@wfuv.org or comment in the section below with your name and town!

Share

Tags

Comments

Comment Policy