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Question of the Day: Help!

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CNN

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, some people are still trying to get back on their feet. With relief efforts doing the best they can to help these hurricane victims, you may be asking, how can I help? Send us in your song suggestions to morning@wfuv.org or leave us a comment below. And if you're looking for ways to get involved, here's a great place to find out how: http://www.wfuv.org/sandy.

Here's today's playlist:

1) "Yes We Can Can" - Allen Toussaint

2) "Climb On (A Back That's Strong)" - Shawn Colvin

3) "Get Together" - The Youngbloods

4) "Volunteers" - Jefferson Airplane

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Question of the Day: How Do You Stay Positive?

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American Red Cross

This week, it's been hard for all of us to stay positive in the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. What tips and tricks do you have for keeping your chin up in times of distress? We'll play your song suggestions in today's Question of the Day. 

Here's what you had to say: 

1. "Positive," James Maddock, Wake Up and Dream

2. "Truckin'," The Grateful Dead, American Beauty

3. "Accentuate the Positive," Dr. John, In a Sentimental Mood 

4. "Have a Little Faith in Me," John Hiatt, Bring in the Family 

Thanks for playing and be sure to tune in next week! 

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Question of the Day: Getting Back to Work?

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Now that the city and you are getting back to work (hopefully). Tell us what you do and send us a song suggestion about work! Leave a comment below or email us at morning@wfuv.

Here's today's playlist:

1) "Keep the Car Running" - Arcade Fire

2) "Work to Do" - Isley Brothers

3) "Taking Care of Business" - Bachmann Turner Overdrive

4) "Hold On I'm Coming" - Sam and Dave

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Question of the Day: The Joker's Wild

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Today's Question of the Day is WFT?  Ha! We've ALWAYS wanted to make that the 'FUV Question of the Day.  But seriously:

For Claudia's final day at WFUV, what the blank do you want to hear?  That's right.  It's all about you.  It always has been.

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Question of the Day: What Are You Grateful For?

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Question of the Day: What Are You Thankful For?

The Love Fest continues!  Since announcing her resignation, Claudia has been furiously trying to answer all the beautiful email that's come in -- and feeling lots of gratitude!  So we're asking for your help in putting together a set of songs about being grateful in today's Question of the Day.

1. "And I Thank You" -Sam and Dave, And I Thank You

2. "Love and Happiness" -Al Greene, I'm Still In Love With You

3. "Thankful" -Johnny Lang, Turn Around

4. "Be Thankful For What You've Got" -William DeVaughn, Figures Can't Calculate"

5. "Thank You Falettinme Be Mice Elf Again" -Sly and the Family Stone, Greatest Hits

 

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Question of the Day: Why Do We Hate Change?

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Not to get all philosophical so early in the morning, but we're wondering... what is it about change that we despise? Do you embrace change or resisit until the last? Got any great tunes on the subject? Put 'em here and we'll play 'em in the Question of the Day.

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Question of the Day: How Do You Cope?

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In the words of Shelby Lynne, we "thought it would be easier." Now that Claudia has announced she's leaving, we're all trying not to lose it. So we're gonna have to keep it together collectively. Songs about keeping your cool in today's Question of the Day. 

1. "With A Little Help From My Friends" -The Beatles, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club

2. "Love Train" -The OJ's, Backstabbers

3. "Wilco (The Song)" -Wilco, Wilco (The Album)

4. "Generator" -Holloways, Generator

5. "You Gotta Be A Buddah" -Willie Nile, Beautiful Wreck of the World

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Question of the Day: Sainthood

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CNN

Over the weekend the pope canonized seven people into sainthood, two of whom hail from New York. So for today's question, we ask you: who would you nominate for sainthood, and what is an appropriate song for the day?

Here's the playlist for today:

1. "You Angel You" - Bob Dylan, Planet Waves

2. "Climb on a Back that's Strong" - Shawn Colvin, Fat City

3. "It's Hard to be a Saint" - Bruce Springsteen, Greetings from Asbury Park

4. "St. Dominic's Preview" - Van Morrison, St. Dominic's Preview

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Question of the Day: Unforgiving?

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Providence Journal

The headlines in today's Post says "Dear Yankees, We don't date losers!"  Ouch.  Claudia's Tigers played like champs, but the boys from the Bronx are taking a drubbing today...at the hands of the fans.  Are we too tough on our heroes?  Do we expect too much? Songs of anger, forgiveness and fallen heroes in today's Question of the Day.

Here's what we played: 

1."Taller Children," Elizabeth and the Catapult, Taller Children 

2. "Don't Let Me Down," The Beatles, Let It Be...Naked 

3. "I Can't Win," Ry Cooder, Bop Til' You Drop 

4. "Musta Got Lost," J. Geils Band, Best of J. Geils Band


Thanks and be sure to play again next week! 

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Question of the Day: Making up Your Mind

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With the election right around the corner, Bruce Springsteen just released a statement about the presidential race.  Do you think it'll make any difference? Are you undecided?  Songs today about making up your mind, having a change of heart or trying to convince someone of something.  You post 'em here, we play 'em at 9:30.
 

1) "I Wish I Could Change Your Mind" - Adam Levy, The Heart Collector

2) "Can I Change My Mind?" - Tyrone Davis, For the Good Times

3) "Mrs. Robinson" - Simon and Garfunkel, Bookends

4) "Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind?" - Lovin' Spoonful, Greatest Hits

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