Top Albums of 2022

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It is that time of year, and here is my list of albums of the year. As usual this is based on the number of times I have had them on repeat on Apple Music and in other formats, mainly vinyl, and a non-trivial amount of thinking about the music. Some of the choices might surprise you, and I am …

Good Day Sunshine

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Today marks the availability of the so-called Super Deluxe version of The Beatles Revolver, which was first released 5 August, 1966. The reviews are all positive (so far), and I will not rehash them except to say that is is difficult to understate how different the album was at the time. Tomorrow Never Knows literally blew people away, and the …