- Philby Hot 100 Songs of 2017, Part 1, on “Theme Attic,” Wednesday, 10A-12 Noon ET!!!
- Philby Hot 100 Songs of 2017, Part 2, Wednesday, “Mid Day Theme Attic,” 2PM-4PM ET!!!
- Michael Snyder-Barker Live in the Studio on “Prime Time Theme Attic,” from 8PM-10PM ET!!!
- The Philbys Start in Three Days!!!
- Phil’s Faves: Albums, December 3, 2017
Category Archives: The Beatles
It was an incredible year for music! Once again, I listened to thousands of albums and I had to trim several hundred of them to keep the list at 100! So without further delay, these are the PHILBY ALBUM WINNERS … Continue reading
Every show on “Theme Attic,” heard every Wednesday morning from 10A-12N EDT (http://www.whfr.fm/images/stream_audio.html) has an eclectic range of music! Here’s a perfect example for today’s show! On Shania Twain’s [Hall of Fame] first tour, I was lucky enough to get … Continue reading
I’ve heard David Bowie’s “Let’s Dance” so many times that my mind goes to autopilot. I forget that the biting guitar on the song is from Stevie Ray Vaughan! Bowie was smart enough to include the ace string dazzler in … Continue reading
Ok. I like to keep things upbeat and positive, but be forewarned that the next video, may not be what you’re used to seeing here. But it is impressive. Not since “Willie” by Nora Jane Struthers earlier in the year, … Continue reading
Bringing the Big Beat: Viola Smith with Frances Carroll & Her Coquettes, Jan King and Medicine Ball, and The Beatles!!!
After last week’s show, Jan king, Tami (drummer for Medicine Ball), and myself continued to talk music for the next 90+ minutes before we wrapped things up. There was a trading of musical ideas and artists that typically happens when … Continue reading
This will be 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 … Continue reading
A song with one of the greatest graduation speeches (and thus, lyrics), is contained in Baz Luhrmann’s “Everbody’s Free to Wear Sunscreen [GSER]!” There are so many heartfelt lines in the song that it should be updated and heard every … Continue reading
Very few songs can be identified by just one chord. “A Hard Day’s Night” by The Beatles is one of them! The song and video are still just as amazing after 50 years!: If you didn’t know Bruce Springsteen was … Continue reading
When I saw The Dum Dum Girls this past Sunday, I didn’t expect to hear “Bedroom Eyes” until it was time for an encore. I was ecstatically surprised to find them opening the show with it. I’m going to throw … Continue reading
Bessie Smith, Kenan Thompson, Jay Pharoah, Sasheer Zamata, The Polish Muslims, Ken Nicol and Mary Drake Supply Some Video Fun!!
The newest member of my Hall of Fame is a female blues pioneer who had a major influence on many female performers–Janis Joplin, in particular. She died in 1937, but here is a rare film performance of Bessie Smith singing … Continue reading