Tag: In Memoriam

Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 22 (June 26, 2022):  Was It A Top 40 Hit?

Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 22 (June 26, 2022): Was It A Top 40 Hit?

This Week's Theme: Was It A Top 40 Hit? My move back into fully developed Faux Shows started last week, after a few months of simpler shows, with a theme that used my favorite music reference - Joel Whitburn's Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits. I enjoyed that research so much that this week and … Continue reading Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 22 (June 26, 2022): Was It A Top 40 Hit?

Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 17 (April 24, 2022): Album Openers

Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 17 (April 24, 2022): Album Openers

This Week's Theme: Album Openers This is the first of several Faux Shows that are going to have a lot less content due to constraints on my time. The themes of the shows are going to be less complex for a while and require a lot less research. The shows are also going to be … Continue reading Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 17 (April 24, 2022): Album Openers

Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 16 (April  17, 2022): 10-Year Anniversary

Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 16 (April 17, 2022): 10-Year Anniversary

This Week's Theme: 10-Year Anniversary (Music from 2012) I paid very little attention to new music in 2012. There are many reasons for this, and I don't feel guilty about it, but I'm always working to fill in the gaps in my musical knowledge. For this reason, it was interesting to go back ten years … Continue reading Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 16 (April 17, 2022): 10-Year Anniversary

Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 5 (January 30, 2022): Themeless

Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 5 (January 30, 2022): Themeless

This Week's Theme: Themeless This week's Faux Show doesn't have an overall theme. Instead I have pulled together some songs I have been saving, some birthdays, some In Memoriams, some new stuff, and a variety of songs that all go together as mini-themes. Welcome to Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 5. First things first … Continue reading Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 5 (January 30, 2022): Themeless

Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 2 (January 9, 2022): In Memoriam 2021 (Part Two)

Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 2 (January 9, 2022): In Memoriam 2021 (Part Two)

This Week's Theme: In Memoriam 2021 (Part Two) Hundreds of musicians, songwriters, producers, and recording artists died in 2021. Some of them were legends while others were best known from the work of others. There is no way to include all of these artists in one Faux Show, but I can at least go with … Continue reading Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 2 (January 9, 2022): In Memoriam 2021 (Part Two)

Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 1 (January 2, 2022): In Memoriam 2021 (Part One)

Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 1 (January 2, 2022): In Memoriam 2021 (Part One)

This Week's Theme: In Memoriam 2021 (Part One) Hundreds of musicians, songwriters, producers, and recording artists died in 2021. Some of them were legends while others were best known from the work of others. There is no way to include all of these artists in one Faux Show, but I can at least go with … Continue reading Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 1 (January 2, 2022): In Memoriam 2021 (Part One)

Radio Faux Show Volume 1, Number 31 (October 3, 2021): A Whole Bunch of Birthdays

Radio Faux Show Volume 1, Number 31 (October 3, 2021): A Whole Bunch of Birthdays

This Week's Theme: A Whole Bunch of Birthdays There are 27 artists on this week's Faux Show whose birthday is October 3, and there were even more I did not include. These artists present a variety of music across genres and eras, including three pop/rock icons, one living legend, and one guitar god. Happy Birthday … Continue reading Radio Faux Show Volume 1, Number 31 (October 3, 2021): A Whole Bunch of Birthdays

Radio Faux Show Volume 1, Number 26 (August 29, 2021): Television Show Theme Songs

Radio Faux Show Volume 1, Number 26 (August 29, 2021): Television Show Theme Songs

This Week's Theme: Television Show Theme Songs I am not ashamed to say that I watch a lot of television. There have been periods of my life when I didn't watch much at all, and other times when I probably watched too much, but there has always be a tv in my home. For this … Continue reading Radio Faux Show Volume 1, Number 26 (August 29, 2021): Television Show Theme Songs

Radio Faux Show Volume 1, Number 14 (June 6, 2021): Drummer Roger Hawkins

Radio Faux Show Volume 1, Number 14 (June 6, 2021): Drummer Roger Hawkins

This Week's Theme: Drummer Roger Hawkins From a completely musical point of view, if I could have lived the life of anyone in history then Roger Hawkins would be on my list. Hawkins was one of the original members of the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section, aka The Swampers, and served as the main drummer for … Continue reading Radio Faux Show Volume 1, Number 14 (June 6, 2021): Drummer Roger Hawkins

Radio Faux Show Volume 1, Number 24 (August 15, 2021): Sparks

Radio Faux Show Volume 1, Number 24 (August 15, 2021): Sparks

This Week's Theme: Sparks Ms. Faux, Faux Jr., and I recently watched the new Edgar Wright documentary The Sparks Brothers, so the theme for this week's show has to be Sparks. I will admit that, although I have been an above average Sparks fan for a while now, I mainly listen to three albums - … Continue reading Radio Faux Show Volume 1, Number 24 (August 15, 2021): Sparks