#167: Sun King

The much-loved medley that makes up the bulk of side two of Abbey Road is comprised of eight songs (well, technically there are two medleys, but that sounds much less impressive than “THE MEDLEY” in all-caps and big bold letters as per the rules of AP style. Look it up). Taken as a whole, they represent one of the Beatles’ finest hours. Taken as individual songs, some clearly stand up better than others. But I’m not going to Continue reading “#167: Sun King”

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#167: Sun King

The 27 Best Songs of 2017 (Part 2)

If a really great song comes out in the next two weeks, I heartily apologize to all the writers and performers and producers involved. But the premature accolades continue. Continue reading “The 27 Best Songs of 2017 (Part 2)”

The 27 Best Songs of 2017 (Part 2)

The 27 Best Songs of 2017 (Part 1)

I hate when bloggers do year-end best-of lists in mid-December. But we all become what we hate, which is probably a misattributed quote from a Bruce Lee movie or something. With that in mind, I present my list of the top 27 songs of 2017, limit one song per artist. Hope you find something you like among the premature accolades. Continue reading “The 27 Best Songs of 2017 (Part 1)”

The 27 Best Songs of 2017 (Part 1)