Did I have you at "hello?"
Paul Cavalconte here, beginning a Thanksgiving week residency for Corny O.
Question Of The Day salutes the little-known but beloved World Hello Day. Google it, it's real. And your 'hello" song choices are welcome here:
It's been a big year of live music on FUV, with our first-ever live coverage of the Clearwater Festival and a return to Celebrate Brooklyn for three exclusive broadcasts. Add those festivals to an already long list of FUV Live events, including SXSW, Newport Folk Festival, CMJ and shows at venues around New York City, and it's no wonder our WFUV Feastival tradition can't be contained to just Thanksgiving Day.
When Kristian Bell tested his microphone before our interview he said, "We have assumed control!" Evidently this is his preferred phrase for checking levels because he applauded me as the first person to recognize that he was referencing the Rush album 2112.
The all-request FUV Mixtape playlist for Thursday, November 20, 2014
Today is the Great American Smokeout - a day to encourage you, if you smoke, to quit. Use it as your excuse to quit for today. We're using it as an excuse to play your favorite songs that mention smoking and cigarettes. List them below and we'll spin a set after 9am.
Here's what we played:"
"Cigarette" - The Smithereens
"Cigarette and Chocolate Milk" - Rufus Wainwright