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WFMU Remembers Ronnie Spector

One of the most recognizable voices in popular music was silenced last week when Ronnie Spector passed away at age 78. Several WFMU DJs paid tribute to her long career over the past week. Check out these shows for a selection of some of Ronnie’s greatest music: Sophisticated Boom Boom with Sheila B., Todd-o-phonic Todd, Gaylord Fields, Bucci, and Three Chord Monte with Joe Belock.

Design the Next Wake T-shirt!

Are you a fan of Clay Pigeon and Wake? Do you have some artistic skill? If you answered yes to both questions, then you may want to take a stab at designing the new Wake T-shirt! We’re looking for some Wake-inspired art to put on the front of our spring fundraiser T-shirt, and we’d like to ask you, the listener, to contribute your ideas. The one we like the best will have the honor of representing Wake on the T-shirt of 2022! The deadline for submissions is Monday, February 1st. Get the specific requirements here. Good luck!

2021 WFMU Specials you may have missed? Look no further, the Year-End Round Up is here!

The Year-End Round Up is ready! Catch up on some of the fantastic Special Programs we have presented over the past year! Our DJs have chosen one of their favorites. Is it yours? Take a look and a listen here > (Thanks to Carol of Serious Moonlight Sonatas who was nice enough to gather and organize the list)

Our PSA List of Grassroots Organizations and Resources Recently updated!

WFMU has a list of grassroots organizations including resources related to social justice movements and the COVID-19 pandemic. WFMU believes that these organizations are doing important work to help people and change attitudes. Check out this page for a growing list of useful organizations and resources. Suggestions on other grassroots organizations on this list can be e-mailed to Michele here.

Donate Your Old Car or Boat to WFMU

Donate your old car or boat to WFMU and we promise that we will never play the “Kars for Kids” jingle, EVER. Plus, you get a tax credit for the book value of your old beater! WFMU seeks donations of used aquatic and land-based vehicles from any state in the U.S. and in any state of disrepair. Call 1-855-WFMU-CAR (855-936-8227) to arrange for vehicle pick-up. It’s free and it’s painless!

Records & CDs for Sale on eBay!

Support WFMU and bid on our items listed on eBay. All the proceeds go to WFMU and the goods go right to YOU. It’s a win, win! More items added often, but you can bid on the following right now –    Brian Jonestown Massacre “Fist Full of Bees” LP (RSD Release), Sam Rivers “Black Africa” LPNew Order “Procession / Everything’s Gone Green” 7″The Smiths “This Charming Man / Jeane” 7″Vincent Gerard & Morrissey “I Know Very Well How I Got My Note Wrong” 7″The Cure “Charlotte Sometimes/ Splintered in Her Head” 7″Justified Ancients of Mu Mu “Shag Times” LP,  Rachel’s “HANDWRITING” LP

Donate Your Appreciated Stocks and Securities to WFMU!

WFMU accepts appreciated stocks and securities as tax-deductible donations! Take the full appreciated value of your stocks or securities as a tax deduction, and also avoid capital gains taxes at the very same time for a double benefit. It’s like magic! For more information contact Station Manager Ken.

Stick It to The Man Beyond Your Lifetime!

Plan now for a future gift to WFMU, and help us preserve this important cultural resource for many years to come. Consider including a bequest to WFMU in your will or trust. It’s easy, painless, and incredibly flexible, allowing you to continue providing support for a cause you believe in.

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