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 Monday night show, “Prime Time Theme Attic.” (Monday nights 8PM-10PM ET when it returns.)
Here’s the link for when that day comes: http://rdo.fm/r/4qntu )
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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Regardless of everything going on in the world that is way more important than my daily post, I will continue, nonetheless, in case someone is looking for a few minutes of respite.
I’m trying to fit in all of my favorite summer songs before it ends!
“L.A. Woman” was a major reason for that!
The album sounded like it was mixed better than any album I owned at the time!
Back then–I don’t know if it’s any different now, the pressing of the album was better if it was the first press off the master. I figured I must have gotten one of those!
Besides the well known songs on “L.A. Woman,” as usual, I always liked some of the “lesser” songs more!
Today’s selection is a song that I bonded with years ago on a hot summer day.
I was home by myself killing some time listening to “L.A. Woman.”
To be truthful, I initially never cared for “Cars Hiss By My Window.”
The Doors had always embraced the blues, but it had always been disguised as a rock song.
There was no separation from the blues on this one.
This was a slow walking blues including a John Lee Hooker like keeping time tapping foot!
Muted instruments including brushes on the drums, it was astonishing in its simplicity!
I remember the front kitchen window was open and the drapes were dancing softly in the sweltering breeze. I was lying down and listening to the music on the sofa.
The mood felt just like the song!
The blues. Raw. Just like it was intended.
I almost jumped out of my skin when I first heard Jim Morrison do that vocal impromptu guitar solo!
Here’s a shout out to a lesser known Doors song!
And I always think of it on a slow, hot, sunny afternoon!
The Most Awesomest Song of the Day is “Cars Hiss By My Window” by The Doors!!!
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