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Question of the Day: The Name Game

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This morning you're the star and we're looking to get to know you, we asked for songs featuring your name for the Question of the Day. Here's what we played:

1. "Daniel" -Elton John

2. "4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)" -Bruce Springsteen

3. "Rocky Raccoon" -The Beatles

4. "Rudi Can't Fail" -The Clash

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Question of the Day: Veteran's Day Observed

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Baltimore Sun

Today is Veteran's Day (observed), honoring all the men and women who have served our country. So we ask you, what song would you send out to the men and women who have or still are serving in the military?

Here is the playlist for today's Question of the Day:

1) "Born in the USA" - Richard Shindell

2) "Heroes" - David Bowie

3) "I Thank You" - Sam and Dave

4) "Kind and Generous" - Natalie Merchant

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Question of the Day: Here Comes Lucinda

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flopearedmule.com

We're excited for Holiday Cheer for 'FUV, where Lucinda Williams is headlining. Tickets go on sale today at 11:00 AM, and we wanted to know which songs you'd most like Lucinda to cover at the show. Here's what you gave us: 

 

1. "Melissa," The Allman Brothers Band, Eat a Peach

2. "Cry, Cry, Cry," Johnny Cash, The Essential Johnny Cash

3. "For What It's Worth," Buffalo Springfield, Buffalo Springfield

4. "Happy," The Rolling Stones, Exile on Main Street

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Question of the Day: Mother Nature

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Volker Loschek

Between Hurricane Sandy and snow only a week apart, in November, Mother Nature is impossible to ignore. So for today's question of the day, send us in a song about nature.

 

Here's today's playlist:

1) "Change in the Weather" - John Fogerty

2) "This Tornado Loves You" - Neko Case

3) "Hard Sun" - Eddie Vedder

4) "Natural Forces" - Lyle Lovett

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Question of the Day: Had Enough Politics?

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Enough politics, we're focusing on the wonderful Joni Mitchell, born this day back in 1943. In honor of her birthday, we asked for your favorite Joni Mitchell songs. We tallied up the votes sent to morning@wfuv.org (Ha! Get it?) and played these favorites:

"Chelsea Morning" from Clouds (1969)

"A Case Of You" from Blue (1971)

"Coyote" from Hejira (1976)

"Come In From The Cold" from Night Ride Home (1991)

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Question of the Day: Decisions, Decisions

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Election Day is finally here! And every vote counts- we're looking for your decision making songs this morning in the Question of the Day.

1. "Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind" -Lovin' Spoonful, Do You Believe In Magic

2. "Undecided" -Ella Fitzgerald, First Lady of Song

3. "Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby" -Joe Jackson, Jumpin' &  Jivin'

4. "Should I Stay or Should I Go" -The Clash, Combat Rock

 

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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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