Awards for Schoolbus Window Paper Heart:
“No Heart Ache” selected for Promo Only Country Radio CD, February 2006, along with tracks by Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, Rascal Flatts, Clint Black, and others.
“Lying and Stealing” selected for WMVY Radio’s Fresh Produce vol. 2 CD sampler. Released July 2006.
"Cinderella and the Subway" selected for Ground Control's Boston Rockers for Life (prevention of drunk driving) benefit CD sampler, released in June 2006. Chosen from 960 artists.
“No Heart Ache” featured on SAS Scandinavian Airlines In-Flight Entertainment’s Country Music Channel, May 2006, with Faith Hill, Big & Rich, Reba McEntire, Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood, among others. The only unsigned independent artist to have a song featured in any genre in May.
“No Heart Ache” selected for MS Music Fest Compilation CD for the Montel Williams MS Foundation. Release date TBD.
“Carnival Days” selected for Best of The Great American Music Hour vol. 3 compilation CD. Released August 2006.
“No Heart Ache” selected for Red Gorilla Music Fest Compilation CD, in coordination with festival in Austin, TX, March 2007.
“Lying and Stealing” featured on A Taste of Triple A CD sampler, October 2006, along with Glen Phillips of Toad the Wet Sprocket, Joan Osborne, Edie Brickell & New Bohemians, Jonatha Brooke, and Toots and the Maytals
“Goodnight Kiss” selected for Music for Troops Valentine’s CD (sending free music to soldiers), February 2007.
“Carnival Days” selected for Free Lap Dances Volume 3: Hot Tails in the City CD to benefit stray cats and dogs.
"Lying and Stealing" selected for Ground Control's Providence Rockers for Life (prevention of drunk driving) benefit CD sampler.
“River to Ocean” selected for Musselman Triathlon Compilation CD. Selected as a top 25 finalist and received 2nd highest number of votes to be included on the CD.
“River to Ocean” selected for Timberman Triathlon Compilation CD. Selected as a top 25 finalist and voted on the disc.
And others . . .
Performed at the Viper Room, West Hollywood, CA, March 2006.
Performed at Red Gorilla Music Fest, Austin, TX, March 14, 2007.
Performed at M.E.A.N.Y. Fest in New York City in September 2006.
Nimbit Demo Derby Finalist (Boston, MA). Judges included Steve Morse (music critic, Boston Globe), John Laurenti (DJ, WBOS), Chris Rucker (program director, WBCN), David Avery (founder, Powderfinger Promotions).
Featured in Pollstar Magazine's "Gigs & Bytes" column, March 6, 2006 issue.
Music played on PA at Madison Square Garden during New York Rangers games
Appeared on RootsRockLive television show. Past artists include Sister Hazel ("All for You"), Greg Johnson ("Save Yourself"), Matt Nathanso, and Ellis Paul.
“White Feather” featured on Neil Young’s Living With War Today: Songs of the Times website.
“Scenes From An American Highway Rest Stop” chosen by Arts United of Washington (DC) for the performance of The Scenic Route, opened May 6, 2006.
Schoolbus Window Paper Heart in Pandora Internet Radio.
Schoolbus Window Paper Heart in Soundflavor DJ for iTunes.
Featured on Triplearadio.com, October 2006.
“No Heart Ache” featured on Adam Curry’s Daily Source Code podcast. (Early MTV VJ and podcasting pioneer known as “The Podfather.”)
Featured on over 250 podcasts.
Fan Club website: www.philayoubfanclub.com
"Carry On" w/Riverside Train, used in trailer for PBS television film "One Drop."
"Carry On" w/Riverside Train, selected for independent feature film "Books of John."
"Don't Run Away" w/Riverside Train, selected for use in independent film "By Chance."
Various tracks added to CC Television’s Bandwith show.
Member of the Bennett Alliance (eclectic live music organization, Boston, MA).
International Songwriting Competition 2006 Semi-Finalist for “No Heart Ache” (Phil Ayoub/Tim Bradshaw).
We Are Listening Singer/Songwriter Awards 2006 Honorable Mention for “No Heart Ache” (Phil Ayoub/Tim Bradshaw).
Best Records of 2006, #27 Schoolbus Window Paper Heart, Absolute Powerpop.
Top Songs of 2006, “River to Ocean,” Absolute Powerpop.
Blogcritics Top 5 Best Indie Artists of 2006.
John Lennon Songwriting Contest 2003 Honorable Mention for “Walking Away” (Phil Ayoub/Craig Jackson, w/Riverside Train)