Question of the Day: Play That Funky Music

September 10, 2014
Today is the birthdate of Isaac Funk who with Adam Wagnalls gave us Funk & Wagnalls dictionary and encyclopedia. Tragically Funk died in 1912, well before he could get down to the music that would bear his name. By...

Question of the Day: School Days

September 08, 2014
The new school year brings to mind classes and classmates, homeroom and homework - and for us, songs. Your assignment today is to list your favorite songs about school in the comments below. We'll give a...

Question of the Day: Redheads

September 05, 2014
Today and this weekend thousands of redheads from all over the world are celebrating the color of their hair at the Redhead Days in Breda, Netherlands. That's all the excuse we need to ask for your favorite musical...

Question of the Day: La La Land

September 04, 2014
Angelenos celebrate today as the anniversary of the founding in 1781 of El Peublo de la Reina de los Angeles. We're celebrating, too, with your song requests. Give us your favorites that reference L.A. and we'll...

Question of the Day: Fire

September 02, 2014
Listener Gordon from Brooklyn reminds us that it was on this date in 1666 that the Great Fire of London started. By the time it was finally extinguished, more than four-fifths of the city had been destroyed. So...

Question of the Day: What Do You Do?

September 01, 2014
Happy Labor Day! We have work for you to do: think of a song that mentions what you do. If you're a doctor, teacher or railroad engineer, you've got it easy. Otherwise, you may have your work cut out for you. File...

Question of the Day: End of Summer

August 29, 2014
With the Labor Day weekend upon us, we look back on the summer and ahead to the fall. It's time for those "end of summer" songs. Got a favorite? Leave it in the comments below and we'll spin a set after 9am. Here's...