The Most Awesomest Song of the Day: “Eclipse” by Ani Williams!!!

I have a feature to recognize a slice of good music: The Most Awesomest Song of the Day! 

Here’s a link to the complete list: https://philmaq.com/most-awesomest-songs/

I want to emphasize mostly, relatively newer music, just like on my weekly “Theme Attic” show, Wednesdays, from 12PM-4PM ET!

The show can be heard on WHFR 89.3 FM in the Dearborn-Detroit area of Michigan, or it can be streamed with this link: https://www.whfr.fm/streamer/!

If you’d like to know what I think are even better than the awesome songs, have a look at “The Greatest Songs Ever Recorded”:https://philmaq.com/the-greatest-songs-ever-recorded/! Occasionally, an “awesome song” crosses over to become a “Greatest Song!”

But I can promise this: I will not force my selections. If something doesn’t hit me, I won’t post one.

Everything I do has always been about shining a spotlight on the artist and their music.

Now I will have the potential to shine 365 more spotlights if I want to!

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A Full Flower Moon arrives tonight with a full on eclipse! (Check your area. I am referring to Southeast Michigan only.)

Once again, the heavens may not cooperate, but I’m hoping for an occasional glimpse between storm clouds!

And if I do see the eclipse, I will be listening to this peaceful, contemplative instrumental by Ani Williams from her, Faces of the Harp: Celtic and Contemporary!”

I find harp music to be relaxing, yet conducive for thoughtful reflections. (See what I did there?)

The Most Awesomest Song of the Day is “Eclipse” by Ani Williams!!!

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I have plenty of other musical areas to explore:

Here’s a link for my weekly list of Fave Songs:

https://philmaq.com/phils-lists/phils-faves-songs/

Here’s a link for my weekly Fave Album lists:
philmaq.com/phils-lists/phils-faves-albums

My somewhat unusual Hall of Fame can be explored here: https://philmaq.com/hall-of-fame/!

Lastly, but most importantly, is my Philby Awards link! A Philby is my annual award for outstanding musical achievement! https://philmaq.com/philbys/!

If you like what you see, don’t forget to spread the word by hitting the “like” button on my Facebook page, Phil Maq!

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Phil’s Faves: Albums, May 8, 2022

Over time, my listening habits have changed and at the moment I usually listen to albums completely through. I haven’t done that in years, but it’s actually very rewarding—particularly when the album is good. Every album that will be on this list will fit that category.

Songs from the albums on this list forms the basis of my countdown list for the “Top 9 at 2:09” segment of my “Theme Attic Show,” Wednesdays 12PM-4PM ET on mostly alternating weeks, along with my “Phil’s Faves, Songs” lists!

The show can be heard on WHFR 89.3 FM in the Dearborn-Detroit area of Michigan, or it can be streamed with this link: https://www.whfr.fm/streamer/!

It’s another peak into my listening habits—which is a goal of mine. If you want to know where I’m heading or what I think about some new music, you will find it here.

I honestly don’t expect there to be much volatility on this list because these albums are what I have been basing many of the sets on my show.

Once again, there will be no boundaries. I will go wherever my musical muse takes me.

Here’s the link to the complete history of all the Fave Albums: https://philmaq.com/phils-lists/phils-faves-albums/!

There’s plenty of other musical things to browse!

Here’s a link for the complete history of all the Fave Songs: https://philmaq.com/phils-lists/phils-faves-songs/!

Another list that you might find interesting is my list for “The Most Awesomest Songs of the Day”: https://philmaq.com/most-awesomest-songs/!

If you’d like to know what I think are even better than the awesome songs, have a look at “The Greatest Songs Ever Recorded”:https://philmaq.com/the-greatest-songs-ever-recorded/! Occasionally, an “awesome song” crosses over to become a “Greatest Song!”

My somewhat unusual Hall of Fame can be explored here: https://philmaq.com/hall-of-fame/!

Lastly, but most importantly, is my Philby Awards link! A Philby is my annual award for outstanding musical achievement! https://philmaq.com/philbys/!

If you like what you see, don’t forget to spread the word by hitting the “like” button on my Facebook page, Phil Maq!

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Twenty years after its release—and long out of print, “Tonight at Johnny’s Speakeasy” receives the #1 attention it deserves for Jo Serrapere’s second #1 Weekly Faves Album!!
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Top 10 Albums for the Week of May 8, 2022

1. Tonight at Johnny’s Speakeasy—Jo Serrapere and The Willie Dunns
2. Whole Cloth—Bill Edwards
3. Near—Kate Hinote Trio
4. Downtime—Nick Piunti and The Complicated Men
5. New Roaring Twenties—The Forty Nineteens
6. Lockdown Live—Jeff Slate
7. Bang at the Door—Donna Herula
8. Seven Stars Around the Moon—Dave Boutette and Kristi Lynn Davis
9. Bark and the Pack—Michael Snyder—Barker
10.Beside Myself
Steve Taylor
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Phil’s Faves: Songs, May 8, 2022

This is a weekly Top Ten list of what I consider to be the best songs that I listened to the previous week. Most songs will be current, but there are no boundaries. I’ve already stated on this web site that I am obsessed with music. I am constantly hunting it down whether it’s online, on CD, from my personal collection, from a library (Yes, I think the library is a great source of music–especially for music that you aren’t sure about.), TV, or radio. Since most of these sources mostly emphasize new music, the odds are pretty good that most of the songs on this list will be new. But in my search, I don’t use any boundaries for the other sources. I am just looking for good music that I haven’t heard, or happened to forget about. Everyone, including myself, has forgotten way more great music than they can ever remember-even if they are also music fanatics.

Also, there will be no rules concerning songs on this list. A song can show up or drop off a number of times. This will be the most volatile of my lists. It all depends on how much music I am exposed to during the week and what I find interesting. On really obscure stuff, I will try to include the source, if I know it.

Most of the songs heard on this list have been played on my radio show, Theme Attic,” heard Wednesdays 12PM-4PM ET!

The show can be heard on WHFR 89.3 FM in the Dearborn-Detroit area of Michigan, or it can be streamed with this link: https://www.whfr.fm/streamer/!

This list forms the basis of my countdown list on the “Top 9 at 2:09” segment of my show on mostly alternating weeks, along with my “Phil’s Faves, Albums” lists!

Here’s a link for the complete history of all the Fave Songs:

https://philmaq.com/phils-lists/phils-faves-songs/!

There’s plenty of other musical things to browse!

Here’s a link for my weekly Faves Album lists:
philmaq.com/phils-lists/phils-faves-albums!

Another list that you might find interesting is my list for “The Most Awesomest Songs of the Day”:https://philmaq.com/most-awesomest-songs/!

If you’d like to know what I think are even better than awesome songs, have a look at “The Greatest Songs Ever Recorded”:https://philmaq.com/the-greatest-songs-ever-recorded/! Occasionally, an “awesome song” crosses over to become a “Greatest Song!”

My somewhat unusual Hall of Fame can be explored here:https://philmaq.com/hall-of-fame/!

Lastly, but most importantly, is my Philby Awards link! A Philby is my annual award for outstanding musical achievement! : https://philmaq.com/philbys/!

If you like what you see, don’t forget to spread the word by hitting the “like” button on my Facebook page, Phil Maq!

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Judy Banker finds her third #1 Faves Song “in the ruins”!!!
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Top Ten Songs for the Week of May 8, 2022

1. Love in the Ruins—Judy Banker (Buffalo Motel) [6]
2. Lost and Found—The Stan Laurels (There Is No Light Without the Dark) [7]
3. God Doesn’t—Helene Cronin (Old Ghosts and Lost Causes) [4]
4. Metro—The Jins (Single) [3]
5. Chihuahua—Deane Nesbitt, Jr. (Soundtracks in the Sand) [6]
6. Oh Yeah—Lindsey Beaver (Tough As Love) [2]
7. Sky So Blue—The Steve Taylor 3 (Earn Every Scar) [2]
8. When They Fall —Annie and Rod Capps (When They Fall) [9]
9. Hung Up and Overdue—Fathom Lane (Asilomar) [10]
10.Bringing in the Light—Gathering Sparks (All That’s Real) [10]
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2nd Spring New Music Showcase of 2022 on Wednesday’s “Theme Attic,” 12PM-4PM EDT!!!

Well, the 2nd Spring New Music Showcase of 2022 on Wednesday’s “Theme Attic” with host Phil Maq, from 12PM-4PM EDT looks like it’s the biggest one yet!!!
Now, I don’t expect to be able to say that every time. I mean, the timeframe stays the same. Yet, I checked my previous shows and these are the biggest numbers yet!
28 artist debuts, 29 New Releases, 14 artists with Southeast Michigan Ties!!!
Wow, if I have to say so myself!
The Showcase highlights one song that I haven’t played before by each artist listed.
With Friday the 13th coming up, I have some “lucky” songs, and some celestial songs to coincide with this month’s Full Moon!
And because I can’t help myself, there’ll be a Top 9 at 2:09 of this week’s Fave Albums!
I will divide the tags into 2 two hour sections, but they will only be an estimate. I can’t guarantee that everything will fit into those slots, but I try very hard to stick to them!
Songs by artists between 12PM-2PM EDT should include brand new Two Truths, brand new Sean Dmitrie, brand new Tamar Berk (Her album cover for “Start at the End” is third from the right in the banner!), brand new James Kahn, brand new Brunette, brand new Not Leaving Sober, brand new John Yardang, brand new julianne, Brand new The Steve Taylor Three (Their album cover for “Travel Lightly” is second from the right in the banner!), Louise Cappi Music, Erin Zindle & The Ragbirds (who are playing The Blind Pig A2 in Ann Arbor Wednesday night!), brand new Bottlecap Mountain, Billy Brandt (who is playing Trinity House Theatre in Livonia this Saturday!), brand new Eric Din, brand new Edgar Winter, brand new Whispering Sons, brand new David Knudson with Sam Bell, brand new Alex Henry Foster & The Long Shadows, brand new Man A Monster, brand new MARCI MUSIC, brand new Mike Stevens Page, brand new PKEW PKEW PKEW, Chris Gill and more!!!
Songs by artists from 2PM-4PM EDT should include Kate Hinote Music, brand new Michael McArthur, Jo Serrapere and The Willie Dunns with John Devine, Dave Boutette Music and Kristi Lynn Davis, Mercury Ulia (Their album cover for “The Absolute Error” is second from the left in the banner!), The Forty Nineteens, Donna Herula, brand new Ron St.Germain Music, brand new Bobby Pennock (His album cover for “The Vestiges of Art” is third from the left in the banner! Bobby is playing an album release show this Saturday at Willis Sound in Willis, Michigan!), Bill Edwards (Edwardsongs), brand new Dave Goddess Group, Nick Piunti & The Complicated Men, Jennifer Naegele Music (Her album cover for “Chickadee with a Little Jet Lag” is in the banner on the right!), Jeff Slate HQ, brand new Franklin Gotham, Bark and The Pack (Bark’s Tales), Bill Price (His album cover for “Digging Deeper Toward the Sky” is on the lefy in the banner!), brand new Kennedy One Music, brand new The Crushing Violets, brand new Jank Setup, brand new According to the Sound, DeWolff and more!!!
So grab some paper and a pen to jot down some notes, get a friend or two to listen or share with, and come along for the ride Wednesday from 12PM-4PM EDT with Phil Maq!
OUR NEW ANTENNA MAKES IT POSSIBLE TO HEAR THE SHOW ALL OVER THE METRO DEARBORN-DETROIT AREA BY TUNING INTO 89.3 WHFR.FM!!
However, you can also stream the show from the “listen live button” on the www.WHFR.FM website, by the TuneIn App, Simple Radio App, download the 89.3 WHFR.FM android app from our website homepage, or ask Alexa to find it for you!
Here’s a special collosalnewmusicshowcase link to stream it : https://www.whfr.fm/streamer/!!!
Feel free to share and spread the fun!
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Phil’s Faves: Albums, May 1, 2022

Over time, my listening habits have changed and at the moment I usually listen to albums completely through. I haven’t done that in years, but it’s actually very rewarding—particularly when the album is good. Every album that will be on this list will fit that category.

Songs from the albums on this list forms the basis of my countdown list for the “Top 9 at 2:09” segment of my “Theme Attic Show,” Wednesdays 12PM-4PM ET on mostly alternating weeks, along with my “Phil’s Faves, Songs” lists!

The show can be heard on WHFR 89.3 FM in the Dearborn-Detroit area of Michigan, or it can be streamed with this link: https://www.whfr.fm/streamer/!

It’s another peak into my listening habits—which is a goal of mine. If you want to know where I’m heading or what I think about some new music, you will find it here.

I honestly don’t expect there to be much volatility on this list because these albums are what I have been basing many of the sets on my show.

Once again, there will be no boundaries. I will go wherever my musical muse takes me.

Here’s the link to the complete history of all the Fave Albums: https://philmaq.com/phils-lists/phils-faves-albums/!

There’s plenty of other musical things to browse!

Here’s a link for the complete history of all the Fave Songs: https://philmaq.com/phils-lists/phils-faves-songs/!

Another list that you might find interesting is my list for “The Most Awesomest Songs of the Day”: https://philmaq.com/most-awesomest-songs/!

If you’d like to know what I think are even better than the awesome songs, have a look at “The Greatest Songs Ever Recorded”:https://philmaq.com/the-greatest-songs-ever-recorded/! Occasionally, an “awesome song” crosses over to become a “Greatest Song!”

My somewhat unusual Hall of Fame can be explored here: https://philmaq.com/hall-of-fame/!

Lastly, but most importantly, is my Philby Awards link! A Philby is my annual award for outstanding musical achievement! https://philmaq.com/philbys/!

If you like what you see, don’t forget to spread the word by hitting the “like” button on my Facebook page, Phil Maq!

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There is no “Downtime” for Nick Piunti as he claims his fourth #1 Faves Album!!!!
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Top 10 Albums for the Week of May 1, 2022

1. Downtime—Nick Piunti and The Complicated Men
2. Whole Cloth—Bill Edwards
3. Tonight at Johnny’s Speakeasy—Jo Serrapere and The Willie Dunns
4. Beside Myself
Steve Taylor
5. Near—Kate Hinote Trio
6. Lockdown Live—Jeff Slate
7. New Roaring Twenties—The Forty Nineteens
8. Bang on the Door—Donna Herula
9. Seven Stars Around the Moon—Dave Boutette and Kristi Lynn Davis
10.Plantastic Voyage—Kenny Young and The Eggplants

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Phil’s Faves: Songs, May 1, 2022

This is a weekly Top Ten list of what I consider to be the best songs that I listened to the previous week. Most songs will be current, but there are no boundaries. I’ve already stated on this web site that I am obsessed with music. I am constantly hunting it down whether it’s online, on CD, from my personal collection, from a library (Yes, I think the library is a great source of music–especially for music that you aren’t sure about.), TV, or radio. Since most of these sources mostly emphasize new music, the odds are pretty good that most of the songs on this list will be new. But in my search, I don’t use any boundaries for the other sources. I am just looking for good music that I haven’t heard, or happened to forget about. Everyone, including myself, has forgotten way more great music than they can ever remember-even if they are also music fanatics.

Also, there will be no rules concerning songs on this list. A song can show up or drop off a number of times. This will be the most volatile of my lists. It all depends on how much music I am exposed to during the week and what I find interesting. On really obscure stuff, I will try to include the source, if I know it.

Most of the songs heard on this list have been played on my radio show, Theme Attic,” heard Wednesdays 12PM-4PM ET!

The show can be heard on WHFR 89.3 FM in the Dearborn-Detroit area of Michigan, or it can be streamed with this link: https://www.whfr.fm/streamer/!

This list forms the basis of my countdown list on the “Top 9 at 2:09” segment of my show on mostly alternating weeks, along with my “Phil’s Faves, Albums” lists!

Here’s a link for the complete history of all the Fave Songs:

https://philmaq.com/phils-lists/phils-faves-songs/!

There’s plenty of other musical things to browse!

Here’s a link for my weekly Faves Album lists:
philmaq.com/phils-lists/phils-faves-albums!

Another list that you might find interesting is my list for “The Most Awesomest Songs of the Day”:https://philmaq.com/most-awesomest-songs/!

If you’d like to know what I think are even better than awesome songs, have a look at “The Greatest Songs Ever Recorded”:https://philmaq.com/the-greatest-songs-ever-recorded/! Occasionally, an “awesome song” crosses over to become a “Greatest Song!”

My somewhat unusual Hall of Fame can be explored here:https://philmaq.com/hall-of-fame/!

Lastly, but most importantly, is my Philby Awards link! A Philby is my annual award for outstanding musical achievement! : https://philmaq.com/philbys/!

If you like what you see, don’t forget to spread the word by hitting the “like” button on my Facebook page, Phil Maq!

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Deane Nesbitt, Jr.’s “Chihuahua” takes a bite out of this week’s Faves Song List as the #1 song!
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Top Ten Songs for the Week of May1, 2022

1. Chihuahua—Deane Nesbitt, Jr. (Soundtracks in the Sand) [5]
2. Lost and Found—The Stan Laurels (There Is No Light Without the Dark) [6]
3. Love in the Ruins—Judy Banker (Buffalo Motel) [5]
4. When They Fall —Annie and Rod Capps (When They Fall) [8]
5. Bringing in the Light—Gathering Sparks (All That’s Real) [9]
6. God Doesn’t—Helene Cronin (Old Ghosts and Lost Causes) [3]
7. Hung Up and Overdue—Fathom Lane (Asilomar) [9]
8. Metro—The Jins (Single) [2]
9. Oh Yeah—Lindsey Beaver (Tough As Love) [NE]
10.Sky So Blue—The Steve Taylor 3 (Earn Every Scar) [NE]
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Mucho to Celebrate on Wednesday’s “Theme Attic, ” 12PM-4PM EDT!!!

Ooooweee!
There isn’t any other week of the year that’s busier than this week on Wednesday’s “Theme Attic” with host Phil Maq from 12PM-4PM EDT!!!
Mother’s Day, Kentucky Derby (well horses at least!), Cinco de Mayo, and, ahem, May the 4th!
Toss in a Faves Top 9 at 2:09 Album Countdown for even more fun!
The stats for this week: 6 artist debuts, 5 New Releases, 11 artists with Southeast Michigan ties!!!
So grab some muy caliente salsa, get an amigo or two to listen with, and come along for the ride Wednesday from 12PM-4PM EDT with Phil Maq!
OUR NEW ANTENNA MAKES IT POSSIBLE TO HEAR THE SHOW ALL OVER THE METRO DEARBORN-DETROIT AREA BY TUNING INTO 89.3 WHFR.FM!!
However, you can also stream the show from the “listen live button” on the www.WHFR.FM website, by the TuneIn App, Simple Radio App, download the 89.3 WHFR.FM android app from our website homepage, or ask Alexa to find it for you!
Here’s a special cincodemamas link to stream it : https://www.whfr.fm/streamer/!!!
Feel free to share and spread the fun!
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Theme Attic Travels to Light from the Underground, Saturday, 10AM-1PM EDT!!!

It probably was bound to happen sooner later.
It just happened later rather than sooner.
What am I talking about?
“Theme Attic” with host Phil Maq is traveling to “Light From the Underground” on Saturday from 10AM-1PM EDT!!!
What could one expect?
The usual Theme Attic-y type of things: Some Saturday songs, a few protest songs since Sunday is May Day and a segment about Pete Seeger!
Since Sunday is also “World Love Day,” expect a couple of tunes about that!
“Theme Attic” isn’t complete without a Countdown, so there’ll be a Faves Song Top 9 at 11:09!
The stats for the show are 4 new releases, 5 artist debuts, 11 artists with Southeast Michigan ties!!!
Songs by artists should include Annie & Rod Capps, Liz E. Brooks, Judy Banker (Two songs!!), Helene Cronin Music, Si Kahn, Activist, Organizer & Folk Singer/Songwriter (His album cover for “It’s a Dog’s Life” is second from the left in the banner!), Dirt Road Sweethearts (Nora Jane Struthers), George Ponder, new The Volebeats, Cary Morin (His album cover gor “When I Rise” is on the left in the banner!), brand new Pearl Derringer, Scott Ainslie/Cattail Music, Ltd.. Gary Browe Music, Spook Handy – Music for all Souls (His album cover for “Pete, Woody, and Me” is third from the left in the banner!), Terri Binion, The Stan Laurels, Fathom Lane, Dave Fry Music, Nick Juno music (His album cover for “Troubled With the Earth” is fourth from the left in the banner!), Eric Bannan’s Music Page, Gathering Sparks, Deane Nesbitt Jr, Joe Peters & Friends, Mike Ward: PsychoSongs, Tom Alter Music (Mike and Tom appear at Foundry in Port Huron on Saturday night!), Valerie JanLois, Magic Music, brand new Linda Marks, Rebecca Loebe, and more!!!
So grab a pair of comfortable shoes and a can do attitude, get a friend or two to listen with, and come along for the ride Saturday from 10AM-1PM EDT with Phil Maq!
OUR NEW ANTENNA MAKES IT POSSIBLE TO HEAR THE SHOW ALL OVER THE METRO DEARBORN-DETROIT AREA BY TUNING INTO 89.3 WHFR.FM!!
However, you can also stream the show from the “listen live button” on the www.WHFR.FM website, by the TuneIn App, Simple Radio App, download the 89.3 WHFR.FM android app from our website homepage, or ask Alexa to find it for you!
Here’s a special lightfromtheunderground link to stream it : https://www.whfr.fm/streamer/!!!
Feel free to share and spread the fun!
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Phil’s Faves: Albums, April 24, 2022

Over time, my listening habits have changed and at the moment I usually listen to albums completely through. I haven’t done that in years, but it’s actually very rewarding—particularly when the album is good. Every album that will be on this list will fit that category.

Songs from the albums on this list forms the basis of my countdown list for the “Top 9 at 2:09” segment of my “Theme Attic Show,” Wednesdays 12PM-4PM ET on mostly alternating weeks, along with my “Phil’s Faves, Songs” lists!

The show can be heard on WHFR 89.3 FM in the Dearborn-Detroit area of Michigan, or it can be streamed with this link: https://www.whfr.fm/streamer/!

It’s another peak into my listening habits—which is a goal of mine. If you want to know where I’m heading or what I think about some new music, you will find it here.

I honestly don’t expect there to be much volatility on this list because these albums are what I have been basing many of the sets on my show.

Once again, there will be no boundaries. I will go wherever my musical muse takes me.

Here’s the link to the complete history of all the Fave Albums: https://philmaq.com/phils-lists/phils-faves-albums/!

There’s plenty of other musical things to browse!

Here’s a link for the complete history of all the Fave Songs: https://philmaq.com/phils-lists/phils-faves-songs/!

Another list that you might find interesting is my list for “The Most Awesomest Songs of the Day”: https://philmaq.com/most-awesomest-songs/!

If you’d like to know what I think are even better than the awesome songs, have a look at “The Greatest Songs Ever Recorded”:https://philmaq.com/the-greatest-songs-ever-recorded/! Occasionally, an “awesome song” crosses over to become a “Greatest Song!”

My somewhat unusual Hall of Fame can be explored here: https://philmaq.com/hall-of-fame/!

Lastly, but most importantly, is my Philby Awards link! A Philby is my annual award for outstanding musical achievement! https://philmaq.com/philbys/!

If you like what you see, don’t forget to spread the word by hitting the “like” button on my Facebook page, Phil Maq!

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Steve Taylor is “Beside Myself” with his second #1 Weekly Faves Album!!
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Top 10 Albums for the Week of April 24, 2022

1. Beside MyselfSteve Taylor
2. Whole Cloth—Bill Edwards
3. Downtime—Nick Piunti and The Complicated Men
4. Plantastic Voyage—Kenny Young and The Eggplants
5. Near—Kate Hinote Trio
6. Tonight at Johnny’s Speakeasy—Jo Serrapere and The Willie Dunns
7. Lockdown Live—Jeff Slate
8. Animal—Suzi Moon
9. Another Sky—Kelly’s Lot
10.Steel—Nell and Jim Band
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Phil’s Faves: Songs, April 24, 2022

This is a weekly Top Ten list of what I consider to be the best songs that I listened to the previous week. Most songs will be current, but there are no boundaries. I’ve already stated on this web site that I am obsessed with music. I am constantly hunting it down whether it’s online, on CD, from my personal collection, from a library (Yes, I think the library is a great source of music–especially for music that you aren’t sure about.), TV, or radio. Since most of these sources mostly emphasize new music, the odds are pretty good that most of the songs on this list will be new. But in my search, I don’t use any boundaries for the other sources. I am just looking for good music that I haven’t heard, or happened to forget about. Everyone, including myself, has forgotten way more great music than they can ever remember-even if they are also music fanatics.

Also, there will be no rules concerning songs on this list. A song can show up or drop off a number of times. This will be the most volatile of my lists. It all depends on how much music I am exposed to during the week and what I find interesting. On really obscure stuff, I will try to include the source, if I know it.

Most of the songs heard on this list have been played on my radio show, Theme Attic,” heard Wednesdays 12PM-4PM ET!

The show can be heard on WHFR 89.3 FM in the Dearborn-Detroit area of Michigan, or it can be streamed with this link: https://www.whfr.fm/streamer/!

This list forms the basis of my countdown list on the “Top 9 at 2:09” segment of my show on mostly alternating weeks, along with my “Phil’s Faves, Albums” lists!

Here’s a link for the complete history of all the Fave Songs:

https://philmaq.com/phils-lists/phils-faves-songs/!

There’s plenty of other musical things to browse!

Here’s a link for my weekly Faves Album lists:
philmaq.com/phils-lists/phils-faves-albums!

Another list that you might find interesting is my list for “The Most Awesomest Songs of the Day”:https://philmaq.com/most-awesomest-songs/!

If you’d like to know what I think are even better than awesome songs, have a look at “The Greatest Songs Ever Recorded”:https://philmaq.com/the-greatest-songs-ever-recorded/! Occasionally, an “awesome song” crosses over to become a “Greatest Song!”

My somewhat unusual Hall of Fame can be explored here:https://philmaq.com/hall-of-fame/!

Lastly, but most importantly, is my Philby Awards link! A Philby is my annual award for outstanding musical achievement! : https://philmaq.com/philbys/!

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The Stan Laurels used their “Lost and Found” brain to get this week’s #1 Faves Song!
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Top Ten Songs for the Week of April 24, 2022

1. Lost and Found—The Stan Laurels (There Is No Light Without the Dark) [5]
2. When They Fall —Annie and Rod Capps (When They Fall)                           [7]
3. Bringing in the Light—Gathering Sparks (All That’s Real)                             [8]
4. Chihuahua—Deane Nesbitt, Jr. (Soundtracks in the Sand)                           [4]
5. Hung Up and Overdue—Fathom Lane (Asilomar)                                           [8]
6. Love in the Ruins—Judy Banker (Buffalo Motel)                                             [4]
7. Everybody Knows It—Katie Pederson (The Landing)                                     [2]
8. God Doesn’t—Helene Cronin (Old Ghosts and Lost Causes)                        [2]
9. Straight From the Heart~robert thibodeau & the detroit jewels (Single)  [4]
10.Metro—The Jins (Single)                                                                                   [NE]
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