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Question of the Day: Maybe its Maybelline?

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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

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Question of the Day: Boots

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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

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

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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

 

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Question of the Day: Trees

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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

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Question of the Day: Songs About Shoppping

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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

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Question of the Day: Cat Friday

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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

 

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Question of the Day: Happy Thanksgiving!

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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

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Question of the Day: Are You Going Home?

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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!

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Question of the Day: Concert Pet Peeves

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Mike Doughty feels the live music industry isn't catering enough to the older crowd as he writes in his latest blog post- so this morning is your chance to voice your own pet peeves about concerts. Share your song suggestion in the comment section below.

1. "Waiting for the Sun" -The Jayhawks

2. "I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down" -Elvis Costello

3. "Money Grabbers" -Fitz and the Tantrums

4. "Your Mind Is On Vacation" -Mose Allison

 

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Question of the Day: The Teenage Years

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Last night  Justin Bieber won big at the American Music Awards, taking home the top prize (artist of the year) and the awards for the other two categories he was nominated for. And he's only 18. With that in mind, today's Question of the Day is what is your favorite recording by a teenager?

1. "Teenager in Love" - Dion

2. "Gimme Some Lovin" - Steve Winwood

3. "Good Morning Little School Girl" - Johnny Lang

4. "Chasing Pavements" - Adele

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