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Question of the Day: Rockin' Around NYC

by Corny O'Connell
Jim Marshall / Capricorn Records

During this Fall member drive we're featuring some of the best live performances ever captured on record. Many of them happened here in New York City at places like Carnegie Hall, Radio City, The Garden, and Central Park. What are your favorite live recordings from the Big Apple? List them below and we'll spin a set after 9am.

While you're here please make a contribution online or call 877-938-8907, thanks.

Here's what we played:

Simon & Garfunkel "Mrs. Robinson" Central Park

Question of the Day: What Was Your First Concert?

by Corny O'Connell

Can you remember the first concert you went to? Who was it? Let us know and we'll pick a few to play after 9am.

That first concert was likely the first time you paid to hear music performed. Music still has a value for you. Please put a value on the music you get from WFUV and make a contribution here or call 877-938-8907, thanks.

Here's what we played:

Jackson Browne "Running on Empty"

The Supremes "Come See About Me"

Tower of Power "What Is Hip?"

Question of the Day: Oktoberfest!

by Corny O'Connell
Oktoberfest Shutterstock

It's that time of year for beer, sausage, pretzels and more beer - Oktoberfest! Grab your lederhosen, a stein and head to your neighborhood biergarten. To get us all in the mood we'll need some oom-pah music songs mentioning beer. Leave your suggestions in the comments below and we'll spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played:

"Roadhouse Blues"  - The Doors 

Question of the Day: This Note's for You

by Corny O'Connell

The CLIO Awards, the most prestigious awards in advertising, were given out last night in New York City. Of course, you won't hear commercial ads on WFUV, but from time to time you'll hear a song that you recognize from a TV commercial. It's become routine for bands and record labels to turn to commercials to get exposure for their music. What are some of your favorite examples of that? Pitch them below and we'll spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played:

Question of the Day: Beards

by Corny O'Connell
Zack Galifianakis Shutterstock

It's Zack Galifianakis' 45th birthday. He's best known as the host of Between Two Ferns and star of the Hangover movies. He's also got one of the most righteous beards this side of the 19th century. Who else has rocked a beard that you'd like to rock to this morning? List them below and we'll spin a set of the hirsute after 9am. 

Here's what we played:

"How Come" - Ray LaMontagne

"The Wheel" - Jerry Garcia

"Love Don't Leave Me Waiting" - Glen Hansard

Question of the Day: Double Albums

by Corny O'Connell

Today Lucinda Williams releases her first double album*, Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone. It's the 'FUV #NewDig so we'll be delving into it throughout the week. What are some of your favorite double albums on vinyl or CD? List them below and we'll spin a few after 9am. 

Here's what we played:

Ryan Adams & the Cardinals "Let It Ride" Cold Roses

Little Feat "Fat Man in the Bathtub" Waiting for Columbus

Question of the Day: #2

by Corny O'Connell
https://www.flickr.com/photos/deebeephotography/5739288684/

It was a storybook ending for Derek Jeter's final game last night at Yankee Stadium. The Captain drove in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth and the stadium erupted in celebration. The man who wore #2 for twenty years as a Yankee has been one of the most talented, hardest-working and classiest guys in the game. In honor of his career we'll feature songs that mention the number "two". List your favorites below and we'll spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played: 

The Jayhawks "Two Angels"

Question of the Day: Rainy Days and Thursdays?

by Corny O'Connell

Rainy days and Mondays may get you down, but it's Thursday. So, we're definitely not gonna let today's rain get us down. We're going to celebrate it in song. Give us your favorite songs that mention rain and we'll stomp in the puddles just after 9am.

Here's what we played:

The Ronettes "Walking in the Rain"

John Hiatt "Feels Like Rain"

Neko Case "Buckets of Rain"

Ann Peebles "I Can't Stand the Rain"

Travis "Why Does It Always Rain on Me?"

Question of the Day: Autumnal Sounds

by Corny O'Connell

The air is crisper, the days are shorter, and farmers markets are selling pumpkins - fall is finally here. What songs get you in the mood for sweater weather? List your favorite autumnal songs in the comments below and we'll spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played:

"Autumn in New York" - Billie Holiday

"When the Leaves Come Falling Down" - Van Morrison

"Harvest Time" - The Clientele

"Autumn Sweater" - Yo La Tengo