WHFR News

Live Radio Vault Segment on Tuesday DEC 6th!

Two of the most esteemed OTR (old-time radio) people will be on WHFR's "RadioVault Special Edition" live segment at 11AM on Tuesday, December 12th... Ted Davenport and Terry Salomonson, hosted by yours truly The Keeper of the Archives.
Terry and I met more than 40 years ago when we discovered his family lived in the same town in Michigan as mine. Terry had a slideshow of one of the earliest Friends of OTR conventions in Bridgeport, CT. Joe Webb, Bob Burchett and I would meet for the first time at that convention in 1980.

TOP TEN BLUES for November 2022

Please join Highway 61 for the best in new Blues releases and local area Artists' music every Friday, 2pm until 4pm, with host DJ~KittyLuv;) 'making~waves'.
Here is our latest Top Ten Blues new releases being aired at WHFR-FM 89.3:

1. YATES McKENDREE: Buchanan Lane (Qualified Records)
2. ANGELA STREHLI: Ace Of Blues (New West Records)
3. JOHN PRIMER: Hard Times (Blues House Productions)
4. THE LUCKY LOSERS: Standin' Pat (VizzTone Label Group)
5. BOB CORRITORE AND FRIENDS: You Shocked Me (VizzTone Label Group)
6. WILL JACOBS: Goldfish Blues (Ruf)

#GivingTuesday

Hello Loyal Listeners! Today is Giving Tuesday, and on this global day of generosity, we invite you to consider making a financial contribution to WHFR. Doing so will help us to continue providing you with the unique and locally-produced programming that you have come to know and love here at WHFR!
You can make your tax deductible donation here: https://foundation.hfcc.edu/whfr

JOHN MAYALL 89TH BIRTHDAY SPECIAL TUESDAY NOV. 29 4-6PM EST

John Mayall is often referred to as the father of British Blues. As a bandleader, vocalist, harmonica player and keyboardist, he has led groups that have launched the careers of such great blues guitarists as Eric Clapton, Peter Green and Mick Taylor.
Mayall has performed and recorded since the early 60's to this day. Join Pat Frisco on Tuesday, November 29, from 4-6pm EST for a special program honoring this great icon of music.

It's the 11th Annual Theme Attic Thanksgiving Day Show!!!

When everyone is preparing to gather for Thanksgiving Day, be kind and include WHFR! Theme Attic—a show normally heard on Wednesdays, continues a Holiday tradition for the 11th time Thursday from 10AM-2PM EST!!! Host Phil Maq will provide a musical main course that's loosley based on some Thanksgiving Day subjects along with some side orders that include several musical styles—some are local, and one will be a very tasty Top 9 at 11:09 Countdown! Join in the fun and take us along!!!

Monday Programming Switcheroo!

The great Monday bookend switcheroo at WHFR happened right here in the month of November. The House That Jack Swing Built with Missy J, jumped the tracks to Monday mornings 10:00 am – 12:00 noon with Hotwax radio and the White Rabbit quickly hopping into Missy J’s vacant timeslot, 8:00pm -10:00pm Monday evening. The magical wonderland of Monday’s show schedule will keep your ears tingling all through the day and deep into the night.

DETECTIVES ON SUNDAY NIGHT MYSTERIES

Featured on our November 13 show are six tales of detective adventures.
All are from the CBS Network.

We start with a series that has only become available during the past couple years and had been extremely rare previously. Now we have over 40 episodes. MR. CHAMELEON is the police officer who uses disguises to trap criminals played by Joseph Kearns.

We Are Not Alone ~ Monday, November, 7 2022. 2 – 3 PM EST.

Paul Blake Smith is the author of “President Eisenhower's Close Encounters,” just released via Foundations Publishing. He previously authored “MO41, The Bombshell Before Roswell” related to the April 1941 UFO event outside his hometown of Cape Girardeau, Missouri as well as other books resulting from his research into UAP matters. Paul has been a guest on “Coast to Coast AM”, Linda Moulton Howe's “Earthfiles” report and has been interviewed by long-time investigative reporter, George Knapp. Join the interview on Monday, November, 7 at 2PM on We Are Not Alone – only on WHFR.

Radio Vault Special Edition Update

Live from the campus of Henry Ford College... Collectables expert Tom Eurich may be on with us again soon to bring us up to date.
Also, we'll be talking with colleague, entrepreneur, broadcaster, Founder of Ron Robinson Studios, and Producer-Director of "Radio Daze The Movie (and Podcast) 101 Years."
Preparing for his upcoming movie, Ron has completed 40 video interviews with many names you'd recognize in Detroit radio and elsewhere. We'll get the latest scoop from Ron and maybe a sneak sample or two.
Stay Tuned!

TOP TEN BLUES for October 2022

Please join Highway 61 for the best in new Blues releases and local area Artists' music every Friday, 2pm until 4pm, with host DJ~KittyLuv;) 'making~waves'.
Here is our latest Top Ten Blues new releases being aired at WHFR-FM 89.3:

1. BOB CORRITORE AND FRIENDS: You Shocked Me (VizzTone)
2. BEN LEVIN: Take Your Time (VizzTone)
3. MUD MORGANFIELD: Portrait (Delmark)
4. SHAWN PITTMAN: Hard Road (Must Have Music)
5. JOHN PRIMER: Hard Times (Blues House Productions)
6. MIKE MORGAN AND THE CRAWL: The Lights Went Out in Dallas (M.C. Records)

WHFR Sunday Night Mysteries Returns Oct 30th!

The WHFR Sunday Night Mysteries returns THIS Sunday with THREE solid hours of "Anything Scary Will Do."

It's the night before Halloween, and here at WHFR, Orson Welles returns from the grave NOT with War of the Worlds, but as the evil Dr. Patrick Cory in "Donovan's Brain" a 2-part Suspense show.

Special Holiday Programming: The Phantom of the Opera

Join WHFR host Joe Sullivan Friday Oct 28th for a spooky special episode of Big Band, Broadway, and Beyond from 10a-Noon. In honor of the Halloween holiday, Joe will be spotlighting music from Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1986 smash broadway hit "The Phantom of The Opera".

Mrs. Robinson returns to the WHFR airwaves for one night only!: Friday, October 14th from 8-10pm

Lara Hrycaj aka Mrs. Robinson and former WHFR Operations Manager will be spinning some of her new and old favorite indie rock, electronic and soundtrack tracks on this special show. She is in town for the WHFR Record Show which is Saturday Oct 15. Hrycaj left to WHFR airwaves to take an Assistant Professor in Media Studies position at Governors State University in University Park, IL. Tune in for this special show Friday Oct 14 at 8pm.

TOP TEN BLUES for September 2022

Please join Highway 61 for the best in new Blues releases and local area Artists' music every Friday, 2pm until 4pm, with host DJ~KittyLuv;) 'making~waves'.
Here is our latest Top Ten Blues new releases being aired at WHFR-FM 89.3:

1. JOHN PRIMER: Hard Times (Blues House Productions)
2. BOB CORRITORE AND FRIENDS: You Shocked Me (VizzTone)
3. THE RON KRAEMER TRIO WITH THE NASHVILLE CATS: Sarasota Swing (Self Release)
4. JIMMY CARPENTER: The Louisiana Record (Gulf Coast)
5. MIKE MORGAN AND THE CRAWL: The Lights Went Out in Dallas (M.C. Records)

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