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Tom’s Top 5’s: Albums of 1996

As the 90s progress, I notice that World Music constitutes a larger and larger proportion of my library. For the purposes of this exercise, I have chosen to limit myself to rock/pop/R&B. Most of the time, it’s not an issue … Continue reading

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Tom’s Top 5’s: Albums of 1985

Given my predilection for synth-pop, and my belief that the 1980s are often unfairly lambasted, especially among classic/progressive rock listeners, it’s surprising to me how few full albums I actually own from the mid-80s. “Greatest hits” packages and individual tracks, … Continue reading

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Tom’s Top 5’s: Albums of 1983

1983 is the first year in which I find myself really stretching. The following albums are all quite solid, a couple of them positively excellent. But outside of the five listed, there are a) relatively few records from 1983 I’ve … Continue reading

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