Phil’s Faves: Albums, November 21, 2021

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 1PM-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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Matt Watroba’s silly song Si Kahn tribute album celebrates significant sensory summit sighs as this week’s #1 sized Fave!
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Top 10 Albums for the Week of November 21, 2021

1. The Far Si: The Si Kahn Funny Song Sing—Along Song Book—Matt Watroba
2. After You—Cold Tone Harvest
3. Tea and Tunes—Katherine Moller
4. Would It Be the Same?—The Dirk Kroll Band
5. Serious Issues—DeeCRACKS
6. Vicious Kid—Kiss the Tiger
7. Thieves and Yesterdays—Dan Bubien and The Delta Struts
8. All the Ladies—Joanie Leeds
9. On a Canvas Painted Blue—Ruth and Max Bloomquist
10.Love’s Middle Name—Sarah Borges and The Broken Singles

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Phil’s Faves: Songs, November 21, 2021

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 1PM-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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Bobby Pennock’s psychedelic trance inducing “One Month in the Hole” floats to the top for his second #1 Faves Song!!
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Top Ten Songs for the Week of November 21, 2021

1. One Month in the Hole—Bobby Pennock (Single)
2. Dangerous Love—Angela Perley (4:30)
3. The Lucky One—Mark Jewett (The Lucky One)
4. Open My Eyes—Becki Digregorio (Seven Worthies…of the Bamboo Grove)
5. Keep Diggin—The Stone Souls (The Stone Souls)
6. Lucky Rocks—Sarah Borges and The Broken Singles (Love’s Middle Name)
7. Life Out of Control—Linden Thoburn (Scarecrow)
8. Real Love—Wolf B. Reuter (Hour of the Wolf)
9. Split Decision—Popular Creeps (Single)
10.It’s Happening Here—J.C. And The Disciples (Single)
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The “Theme Attic” Thanksgiving Day Show Returns, Starting at 10AM EST!!!

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!
I’m thankful that the Theme Attic Thanksgiving Show with Phil Maq is back, starting at 10AM EST!!! (It will probably go longer than 12PM, but I’m not sure how long!)
The show is stuffed (See what I did there?) with new songs and a few classics!
It’s the usual themes of home, family, and thanks, but it’s far from the usual fair!
In fact, I would say everything is GREAT.
And there is such a variety that there are sides and choices for many tastes!
Songs by artists will include a brand new touching Gary Browe Music song, Mark Jewett Music, Joanie Leeds (Two Songs!!), Annemarie Picerno – Amplifiedsound, Dick Siegel with David Roof, Judy Collins with Jackson Browne, The Regulators, Becki Digregorio, Suzi Quatro, new Andrew Stonehome, Sarah McQuaid, David Lanz, The Joedai Warriors (Joe Peters & Friends), Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne, Mike Gentry Music, Michael on Fire, new Jay Elle, Katherine Moller, Wild Ponies, Stephen Bradley, Brady Clampitt, Gogol Bordello, Magic Music and plenty more!!!
The best way to make sure that you don’t miss a single note is to stream the show from the listen live button on the www.WHFR.FM website, the TuneIn App, download the 89.3 WHFR.FM android app from our website homepage, or ask Alexa to find it for you!
The station is experiencing some construction pain from time to time that will affect the FM signal.
Listen while cooking or relaxing before company, with a friend, but come along for the ride Thanksgiving Day from 10AM-12PM EST (or longer) with Phil Maq!
Here’s the scrumptious link to stream it : https://www.whfr.fm/streamer/ !!!
Feel free to share and spread the fun!
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It’s the 20th Semi-Annual “Theme Attic” Hall of Fame Show, Wednesday, 1PM-6PM EST!!!

The day before Thanksgiving seems to sometime have a magical quality! (Unless you have to do a lot of cooking.)
But even making all of those scrumptious dishes takes on a magical vibe!
That makes it the perfect day to role out “The 20th Semi-Annual Theme Attic Hall of Fame Show with Phil Maq,” from 1PM-6PM EST!!!
Yes, that’s right!
This year I get to really spread out as I cover the “Afternoon Jazz” slot that Mr. Jags usually covers! That means that sometime after 4 o’clock the Hall of Fame Show will continue with Hall of Fame Jazz!
And each show I always include two artists that I’ve never played before. This week, Warm Chord Music and Shimmer Johnson are the lucky debuts!
Along with their contrasting styles, the other legendary artists will cover a mind numbing array of genres!!!
Songs by some artists will include Humble Pie, Nanci Griffith, Billy Brandt and the Sugaree’s, and Mavis Staples to name just a few!
They’ll be some newer tunes but also plenty of timeless classics!
I play one song from as many artists as I can from my Hall of Fame roster! (https://philmaq.com/hall-of-fame/)
This year’s show contains many songs that I have never played by the artists, and I have worked hard to find many deep cuts!
The variety should sound incredible!
Speaking of sound, the best way to make sure that you don’t miss a single note is to stream the show from the listen live button on the www.WHFR.FM website, the TuneIn App, download the 89.3 WHFR.FM android app from our website homepage, or ask Alexa to find it for you! The station is experiencing some construction pain from time to time that will affect the FM signal.
Bring some snacks, a friend to listen with, and come along for the ride Wednesday from 1PM-6PM EST with Phil Maq!
Here’s the 20th semi-annual link to stream it : https://www.whfr.fm/streamer/ !!!
Feel free to share and spread the fun!
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The Most Awesomest Song of the Day: Bobby Pennock’s Hippie-Dippy “One Month in the Hole!!!”

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 1PM-4PM ET!

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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Last year, multi Philby Award winner, Bobby Pennock, wrote a song after experiencing thirty days under pandemic lockdown conditions.

Lucky us…or we wouldn’t have his song, “One Month in the Hole!”

When he had the opportunity, he packed up his theremin and took it to Rooftop Recording!

Constructing an aural soundscape that transports the listener back to those creative psychedelic days of the 60s, Bobby laid out his feelings in song as he had endured them.

The theremin–an instrument best remembered from Grade B horor movie soundtracks, provides an otherworldly feeling that contrasts beautifully with the layered harmonies!

It’s an interesting experience to listen to “One Month in the Hole.” It’s almost like an auditory sensory deprivation tank!

And it’s also very catchy!

The Most Awesomest Song of the Day and the most Hippiest-Dippiest is “One Month in the Hole” by Bobby Pennock!!!

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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!

#OneMonthintheHole #BobbyPennock #PhilMaq #Theremin #HippieDippy #RooftopRecording #TheMostAwesomestSongoftheDay

 

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Ugh! It’s Crunch Time for the Philby Hot Songs List!

The Philby Award

With less than a month before the Philbys start, I thought I would give a little insight about the final month because some feelings just hit me yesterday.

I’ve never written anything about what I do for preparation during the last few weeks before the Philbys start.

Years ago, I used to reveal the albums list before the songs. But much like other awards, the songs list seemed anticlimactic after the albums were known.

With the weekly Phil’s Faves Songs List, ten songs keep fluctuating.

However, just like the Billboard lists if my may make an unworthy comparison, I always have thirty to fifty songs “bubbling” under the Top Ten.

Some hang around for years! (?)

During the summer months when things are laid back and the new year seems a long way off, songs drift in and out and sometimes stay on the list for months–a long time for a Top Ten song on any list!

But when it comes to the last month of charting, I put together a list of potential songs to wrap up the year.

And I calculate how many songs might possibly make the list.

Right now, I’d guess maybe ten.

Unfortunately, I have about thirty songs that could make the list.

At this point, I have no idea whether I have a hundred songs for the year end list. I won’t know that until I start compiling it.

I might have more. I might have less.

But every year, it’s always the same.

If I find out it’s less, I will add some picks to complete the list. Most of the time, those tracks consist of deeper cuts that maybe wouldn’t make the Top Ten lists.

After all, I would rather save really good songs for next year’s lists so they could get their full recognition and appreciation.

Maybe.

As I said before, sometimes they hang around for years.

Why?

As I sometimes say, the songs pick me. They let me know when it’s their time!

However, I always feel some sadness during this Philby crunch time.

Thankfully, the final list is always a happy experience!

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Here’s a section on submissions:

I am accepting entries for Philby consideration!

The album selections are made from a sliding four year pool of music.

The pool for 2021 is 2018-2021.

One of the reasons that I use a multiple year submission scale is that just getting music out to the world is sometimes difficult for an artist.

A lot of them are not really wired for self promotion.

Making music is totally different than drumming up interest in it, especially for independent musicians.

Yes, there are promoters that can help with that. And nothing against promoters because they have a role to play. But they cost money, and the artist already had to pay to record the music, and may not be prepared for the process of promoting it.

After looking at how some other independent awards are handled, I figured a four year window allows me enough time to serendipitously run across someone’s music.

I have told this story several times, but I try very hard to listen to everything that is submitted.

Although I work on my list, starting literally on January 1st, using a four year sliding window, I carry over some of what would qualify from the prior years.

So, if you’ve made some music dating back as far as 2018, I will accept that music for consideration.

If you have something older than 2018, send that, too, but identify the release date. I’m always looking for GREAT music.

For the Philbys, I’m looking for full albums.

However, if you only have a single, I’ll accept that, too. Don’t forget that I also have a Philby Hot Songs list, and more artists are releasing singles these days.

But please don’t send me an incomplete album if you have one.

So, please don’t edit for me.

I dislike that and I might not even check out the item. I don’t know why anyone would only send selected songs instead of their whole work of art for consideration.

Please don’t send me links to listen to music. That’s not how I listen to music.  And I probably won’t listen to it if you send me a link to stream it. Either send me the album to download or request my mailing address to send a physical copy.

Every year I say that if your item came out later than May, it may not end up on this year’s list. So it’s possible that submissions entered now may only be considered for 2021. (It sounds so good to think of 2020 being finished!)

However, this year will be totally different than other years. I have not received any where near the amount of releases that I normally do.

It might be an excellent year to send a submission.

I will accept any genre of music. I like a variety of styles, even on the same album!

So, please e-mail your mp3s, and please make sure it is an mp3 only, to phil@philmaq.com.

If you want a physical address or have other questions, please e-mail me at the same address. Because selections will be considered for more than a single year, there isn’t an expiration date at the present.

If you want someone who will actually listen to your music, I am that person.

If you want some recognition for working hard and baring your soul, that might be me, too. I can’t make any promises, but I will listen to your music.

If you are reading this and are not a musician but know someone who is, please forward this to them.

Good luck to all who participate!
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My weekly radio show “Theme Attic,” can be heard Wednesdays, 1PM-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/!

It almost always includes a weekly countdown of my favorite albums or songs  and some shows feature two countdowns!

There’s plenty of other musical things to browse on my website!

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

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!

#Philby #Philbys

 

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The Most Awesomest Song of the Day: “Don’t Be Afraid of Love” by Lindsay Beaver!!!

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 1PM-4PM ET!

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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How about starting a new tradition?

I think every Full Beaver Moon I’m going to select a song from the talented singer/drummer, Lindsay Beaver!

This time around I’ve chosen a rockabilly rave up, “Don’t Be Afraid of Love” from her Philby winning, Tough As Love album!

No finesse! Just straight ahead rompin’ and she’s assisted by Brad Stivers!

The Most Awesomest Song of the Day is “Don’t Be Afraid of Love” by Lindsay Beaver with Brad Stivers!!!

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I have plenty of other musical areas to explore:

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!”

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!

#DontBeAfraidofLove #LindsayBeaver #BradStivers #ToughAsLove #BeaverMoon #FullMoonTunes  #PhilMaq #TheMostAwesomestSongoftheDay

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Phil’s Faves: Albums, November 14, 2021

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 1PM-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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DeeCRACKS the #1 Faves Album spot with some “Serious Issues!”
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Top 10 Albums for the Week of November 14, 2021

1. Serious Issues—DeeCRACKS
2. The Far Si: The Si Kahn Funny Song Sing—Along Song Book—Matt Watroba
3. All the Ladies—Joanie Leeds
4. After You—Cold Tone Harvest
5. Tea and Tunes—Katherine Moller
6. Thieves and Yesterdays—Dan Bubien and The Delta Struts
7. Secondus—Travis Bowlin
8. Wow and Flutter—Amilia K.Spicer
9. Vicious Kid—Kiss the Tiger
10.Love’s Middle Name—Sarah Borges and The Broken Singles

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The Most Awesomest Song of the Day: “Moon Watcher” by Helion Prime!!!

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 1PM-4PM ET!

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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This month’s Full Moon is not only a “Beaver” Moon, there will also be a 97% eclipse in the Southeast Michigan area!

And the skies should be clear enough to see it–very unusual around here if you use the past several months as a guide!

Science based power metal band (Their description and I think it fits!), Helion Prime have reissued their “Question Everything” album that includes an extra album’s worth of additional music!

The album features Mary Zimmer, whose vocal talents bring extra depth to the music!

It might be just the right song to listen to–along with others (The eclipse takes several hours!), to view the eclipse!

The Most Awesomest Song of the Day is “Moon Watcher” by Helion Prime!!!

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I have plenty of other musical areas to explore:

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!”

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!

#MoonWatcher #HelionPrime #QuestionEverything  #MaryZimmer #FullMoonTunes #MetalMoonTune #PhilMaq #TheMostAwesomestSongoftheDay

 

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Phil’s Faves: Songs, November 14, 2021

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 1PM-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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Top Ten Songs for the Week of November 14, 2021

1. Open My Eyes—Becki Digregorio (Seven Worthies…of the Bamboo Grove)
2. Lucky Rocks—Sarah Borges and The Broken Singles (Love’s Middle Name)
3. One Month in the Hole—Bobby Pennock (Single)
4. Dangerous Love—Angela Perley (4:30)
5. The Power of Love—Lucrecia Lopez Sanz (Single)
6. The Lucky One—Mark Jewett (The Lucky One)
7. It’s Happening Here—J.C. And The Disciples (Single)
8. Keep Diggin—The Stone Souls (The Stone Souls)
9. Life Out of Control—Linden Thoburn (Scarecrow)
10.Always in Between—Tom Curless and The 46% (Almost Ready for the Future)
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