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, “Prime Time Theme Attic,” heard Mondays, 8PM-10PM ET!
This list forms the basis of my countdown list on the “Top 9 at 9:09” segment of my “Prime Time Theme Attic Show” on mostly alternating weeks, along with my “Phil’s Faves, Albums” lists!
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Gorgeous Sarah Borges has a “tendency to riot” at the #1 spot!!
Top Ten Songs for the Week of January 12, 2020
1. Tendency to Riot—Sarah Borges and The Broken Singles (Good and Dirty)
2. Someone to Pull the Trigger—Chris Richards and The Subtractions (Altered Sweet: The Songs of Matthew Sweet)
3. Your Heart and Mine—Wendy Webb (Edge of Town)
4. Friend of Mine—Courtney Yasmineh (Red Letter Day)
5. Shines—The Donkeys (Ride the Black Wave)
6. Alpena Colada—Kathy Wieland (Momma Liked to Fish)
7. Riding Low (And Flying High)—Dan Sheehan (Tales From Earth, Inc.)
8. Winter’s Bone—Lee Anna Atwell, Allison Edberg Nyquist, Linda Hicks, Joe Peters (A Night at the Delphi Opera House)
9. Come On to Me—Paul McCartney [Hall of Fame] (Egypt Station)
10.Parlez—Moi D’Amour—Olivia Millerschin (The Strings of Frankie Pesto)
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