Question of the Day: "Slow" Songs

November 07, 2014|Corny O'Connell

Today as part of New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's Vision Zero, the speed limit in the city has been reduced to 25 mph. That's for all streets unless otherwise posted. So we're asking for "slow" songs. Not slow tempo...

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Question of the Day: Saxy Songs

November 06, 2014|Corny O'Connell

Adolphe Sax, the guy who invented the saxophone, was born on this date in 1814. So, we're looking for your favorite songs featuring the saxophone. Leave your suggestions in the comments below, and we'll spin a set...


Question of the Day: Title Title

November 05, 2014|Corny O'Connell

We're doubling down on titles today. How many songs can you come up with that have a word repeated in the title? To get you started there's "Louie, Louie" and "Rebel, Rebel." Put the rest in the comments below and...


Question of the Day: Election Day

November 04, 2014|Corny O'Connell

It's Election Day. Don't forget to exercise your right to vote. Use the write-in ballots below to suggest an appropriate song for our democratic system. We'll spin a set after 9am.

Here's what we played:



Question of the Day: Running on Empty

November 03, 2014|Corny O'Connell

Congratulations to everyone who completed the New York City Marathon yesterday! Let's celebrate their accomplishments with a set of songs about running. List them below and we'll kick it off after 9am.

Here's what...


Question of the Day: Cool for Cats

October 29, 2014|Corny O'Connell

It's National Cat Day - a day to promote cat adoption and support animal shelters. So stop pussyfooting around and suggest some songs mentioning cats. We'll let them out of the bag after 9am.

Here's what we played...


Question of the Day: Guns in Song

October 28, 2014|Corny O'Connell

The 'FUV #NewDig that we're delving into this week in the debut from Trigger Hippy. That triggers WFUV's Question of the Day: What are your favorite songs that mention guns? There are a lot great songs that speak...


Question of the Day: Last Name Is a First Name

October 27, 2014|Corny O'Connell

Over the weekend we learned of the passing of Jack Bruce, vocalist, bassist and songwriter for Cream which also included Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker. The music they created is among the most enduring and...


Question of the Day: I Hope I Die Before I Get Old

October 24, 2014|Corny O'Connell

We've literally taken a page from New York Magazine for the WFUV Question of the Day. The 'New York' Magazine Competition in the current issue asks us to rename a well-known band to reflect its advancing age. For...


Question of the Day: Bass Lines

October 23, 2014|Corny O'Connell

Today we're going to get down to the bottom. Down where the bass gets into a groove. Share your favorite tracks with irresistible bass lines (not your favorite bass players). We'll put together a set after 9am.