“Mid Day Theme Attic” Goes Back on Hiatus!!!

It was a short run, but it was fun! Three quick ones! But at least I went out on a party show!

The idea was for me to keep the seat warm until another DJ could take over the slot.

So, on Wednesday, May 8th, my Wednesday afternoon time slot, 2PM-4PM EDT, will be turned over to the more than capable hands of DJ Liz!

It will be another show featuring World Music.

I wish her well!

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Johnny Williams and Judy Banker on Prime Time Theme Attic, Monday Night, 8PM-?PM EDT!!!

Big show on tonight’s “Prime Time Theme Attic” with Phil Maq!

First, I have in-studio guests Johnny Williams (Johnny’s Speakeasy) and Judy Banker to play some songs from the “Gotcha Covered: The Songs of Johnny Williams” album!

We’ll spend some time talking about the songs and the album as well as The Green River Schoolhouse project!

And today is local and worldwide legend Bob Seger‘s Birthday!

Happy Birthday, Bob!

It’s long past time to put him into the “Theme Attic Hall of Fame!!!”

And there’s the “Top 9 at 9:09” for this week’s albums!

And…and…and…I will be playing music until at least 11PM EDT and probably beyond!

Songs by other artists on the show will include Nick Piunti & The Complicated MenGO FEVERThe ChordaesFailureKaryn OliverChris Richards and the SubtractionsLuke Winslow-KingAllan ThomasCoral Creek, Donny Brown (Futureman Records) and more!!!

The fun starts around 8PM EDT!!!

Invite a friend to listen, come along for the ride, and tune in to 89.3 FM (89.3 WHFR.FM) in the Dearborn-Detroit area, stream it anywhere in the world with this special country boy link : https://whfr.fm/streamer/ (Press the “Listen Live Now” button), or use TuneIn Player or RadioFM to stream it.

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Phil’s Faves: Albums, April 28, 2019

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 9:09” segment of my “Prime Time Theme Attic Show,” (Mondays, 8P-10P ET) on alternating weeks, along with my “Phil’s Faves, Songs” lists!

They may also turn up on my “Theme Attic Show,” (Wednesdays, 10A-12N ET)

Here’s a link:

https://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.

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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Karyn Oliver takes “A List of Names” to #1!
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Top 10 Albums for the Week of April 28, 2019

1. A List of Names—Karyn Oliver
2. Nose Dive—Saskwatch
3. Gotcha Covered: The Songs of Johnny Williams—Various Artists
4. So It Goes—The Joedai Warriors
5. Housewarming—The Mae Trio
6. Temporary High—Nick Piunti
7. What We Breathe In—The Chordaes
8. Two Sides to Every Story—Allan Thomas
9. Coral—Coral Creek
10.Altered Sweet: A Tribute to Matthew Sweet—Various Artists
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Phil’s Faves: Songs, April 28, 2019

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 shows, “Theme Attic,” heard Wednesdays, 10A-12N ET, or “Prime Time Theme Attic,” heard Mondays, 8P-10P 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 alternating weeks, along with my “Phil’s Faves, Albums” lists!

Here’s a link:

Listen live: https://whfr.fm/streamer/

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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Billy Brandt and Sarana Verlin “fall” to #1 this week!
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Top Ten Songs for the Week of April 28, 2019

1. I Fall to the Ground—Billy Brandt and Serana VerLin
2. Barons to Break—Roger Clyne and The Peacemakers
3. Blazing Red—The Dirk Kroll Band
4. Hide—Donny Brown
5. Under the Rug—Ryan Link
6. Waking Up From You—Katy Guillen and The Girls
7. Sweeter—Katie Stump
8. Hip Shakin’ Mama—Ray Fuller and The Bluesrockers
9. Means to My Heart—Kristen Toedtman
10.Best of Me—The Vegabonds
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There’s a Whole Lot to Celebrate on Theme Attic, Wednesday Morning, 10AM-12PM EDT!!!

There’s a lot happening this weekend and “Theme Attic” with Phil Maq from 10AM-12PM EDT is going to shine the light on some of them! Songs by artists will Include TJ Zindle (Happy Birthday!), Ed Dupas, Sigrid Christiansen, DAVY KNOWLES, Jay Stielstra Country Quartet, Spook Handy – Music for all Souls and more!!! Come on along for the ride, invite a friend, and tune in to 89.3 FM (89.3 WHFR.FM ) in the Dearborn-Detroit area, stream it anywhere in the world with this special
starting line link : https://whfr.fm/streamer/ (Press the “Listen Live Now” button), or use TuneIn Player or RadioFM to stream it.
Please share freely with your fans, friends, and families, but say something about yourself in the comments section when you repost it, so that everyone knows why you’re posting it!
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World Accents Celebrates Cinco de Mayo, Wednesday, 2PM-4PM EDT!!!

Cinco de Mayo doesn’t happen until Sunday, but “Mid Day Theme Attic” will get the celebration of Mexican flavored music started early on Wednesday, with Phil Maq from 2PM-4PM EDT!!!

And then the “Top 9 at 3:09 Countdown” of this week’s Faves songs takes over the show!

Songs by artists on today’s show will include Donny Brown (Futureman Records), Neil Diamond (His album cover for “Moods” is on the upper left of the banner.), Kristen ToedtmanTHE DIRK KROLL BANDBilly Brandt & Sarana VerLinRoger Clyne & The PeacemakersRay Fuller and the BluesrockersTexas Tornados (Their album cover for “Hangin’ by a Thread” is on the far right of the banner.), Katie StumpKaty Guillen and The GirlsLinda Ronstadt (Her album cover for “Canciones de Mi Padre” is second from the left in the banner.), Ryan LinkLos Lobos (Their album cover for “La Pistola Y Corazon” is second from the right on the banner), and more!!!

Invite a friend to listen, come along for the ride, and tune in to 89.3 FM (89.3 WHFR.FM) in the Dearborn-Detroit area, stream it anywhere in the world with this special enchilada link : https://whfr.fm/streamer/ (Press the “Listen Live Now” button), or use TuneIn Player or RadioFM to stream it.

Please share freely with your fans, friends, and families, but say something about yourself in the comments section when you repost it, so that everyone knows why you’re posting it!
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Prime Time Theme Attic Tries to Play the Rain Away, Monday Night, 8PM-10PM EDT!!!

Are you tired of the rain?

I sure am.

There are some benefits.

Everything is turning green. It keeps the temperatures down. I’m OK with that. And I’m sure we’ll go through some dry spells in the summer and we’ll miss the rain then.

But I have decided to go for some low hanging fruit on Monday night’s “Prime Time Theme Attic” with Phil Maq from 8PM-10PM EDT!!! Of course, I’ll do it my way which means there’ll be a lot of songs by artists you might not be familiar with along with a couple of classic tunes. And then there’s the “Top 9 at 9:09” Countdown of this week’s faves albums! It should make for some nice variety!

Songs by artists on today’s show will include The MaesLuke Winslow-KingCaleb FordKaryn OliverThe SupplementThe Hackwells (Their album cover for “Once More With Feeling” is second from the left of the banner.), Joe Peters & FriendsErica BlinnThe ChordaesAllan ThomasNick Piunti & The Complicated MenCoral CreekSaskwatchTravis Bowlin (His album cover for “Secondus” is in the left hand corner of the banner.), Bd Mooney (His album cover for “Sunshine When It Rains” is in the upper left corner of the banner.), Dire Straits (Their album cover for “Brothers in Arms” is on the right side of the banner.), Adrianne Serna MusicJim McCartyJohn NemethMorgan Treni & The LandscapesSarah McQuaid, Billy King (Johnny Williams), and more!!!

Come on along for the ride, invite a friend, and tune in to 89.3 FM (89.3 WHFR.FM) in the Dearborn-Detroit area, stream it anywhere in the world with this special waterlogged link : https://whfr.fm/streamer/ (Press the “Listen Live Now” button), or use TuneIn Player or RadioFM to stream it.

Please share freely with your fans, friends, and families, but say something about yourself in the comments section when you repost it, so that everyone knows why you’re posting it!
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Phil’s Faves: Albums, April 21, 2019

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 9:09” segment of my “Prime Time Theme Attic Show,” (Mondays, 8P-10P ET) on alternating weeks, along with my “Phil’s Faves, Songs” lists!

They may also turn up on my “Theme Attic Show,” (Wednesdays, 10A-12N ET)

Here’s a link:

https://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.

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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The Joedai Warriors hit #1! And “so it goes…!”
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Top 10 Albums for the Week of April 21, 2019

1. So It Goes—The Joedai Warriors
2. Didn’t It Rain—Amy Helm
3. Gotcha Covered: The Songs of Johnny Williams—Various Artists
4. A List of Names—Karyn Oliver
5. Nose Dive—Saskwatch
6. Housewarming—The Mae Trio
7. Altered Sweet: A Tribute to Matthew Sweet—Various Artists
8. What We Breathe In—The Chordaes
9. Stranded—Greg Nagy
10.Temporary High—Nick Piunti
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Phil’s Faves: Songs, April 21, 2019

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 shows, “Theme Attic,” heard Wednesdays, 10A-12N ET, or “Prime Time Theme Attic,” heard Mondays, 8P-10P 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 alternating weeks, along with my “Phil’s Faves, Albums” lists!

Here’s a link:

Listen live: https://whfr.fm/streamer/

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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Roger Clyne and The Peacemakers break into the top spot with their third #1 Faves song!!!
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Top Ten Songs for the Week of April 21, 2019

1. Barons to Break—Roger Clyne and The Peacemakers
2. I Fall to the Ground—Billy Brandt and Sarana VerLin
3. Hide—Donny Brown
4. Freedom—Diana Chittester
5. Blazing Red—The Dirk Kroll Band
6. Best of Me—The Vegabonds
7. Love Sickness—Andy Santana and The West Coast Playboys
8. Under the Rug—Ryan Link
9. Waking Up From You—Katy Guillen and The Girls
10.La Bega’s Carousel—Luke Winslow—King
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Denny Laine Checks into Wednesday’s Theme Attic for an Interview, 10AM-12PM EDT!!!

(Sung to the tune of “Penny Lane”) “So, Denny Laine will be a guest on my show today!”

Ok, you can stop singing.

If you can!

Denny Laine is coming to town next month for a show at The Magic Bag in Ferndale!

In case you think you don’t know him, think again!

He was a part of a band with Paul McCartney, and Linda McCartney known as Wings for ten years!!!

So, no, it wasn’t just Paul McCartney.

Denny sang lead on many of the biggest albums in the world during this stretch including “Band on the Run” and “London Town” and co-wrote several songs with Sir Paul. And we’re not even talking about his days with The MOODY BLUES, or Ginger Baker’s Air Force as well as others!

The interview is set up for 11:00 AM EDT, and sometimes these things don’t happen, but I have faith!

Before that will be a “Top 9 at 10:09” countdown of songs by featured artists Ryan LinkRoger Clyne & The PeacemakersDiana Chittester, Donny Brown (Futureman Records), Katy Guillen and The GirlsTHE DIRK KROLL BANDBilly Brandt & Sarana VerLinThe Vegabonds, and Andy Santana Bass and West Coast Playboys!!! Other songs on the show will be Half Hearted Hero, and Building Birds!!!

Come on along for the ride, invite a friend, and tune in to 89.3 FM (89.3 WHFR.FM) in the Dearborn-Detroit area, stream it anywhere in the world with this special Red rose speedway link : https://whfr.fm/streamer/ (Press the “Listen Live Now” button), or use TuneIn Player or RadioFM to stream it.

Please share freely with your fans, friends, and families, but say something about yourself in the comments section when you repost it, so that everyone knows why you’re posting it!
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