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2010-2019


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the annex

The Rock Annual: Popular Music of the Rock Era, Year by Year:
The Landmark Albums, Singles, Deep Cuts, and More...

Introductory essays:

Archive Fever? Ready Reference Setpoint!

A Different Kind of Yearbook

Essays arranged by date:

January 2020 ‘The Byrds, Over- and Under-Rated: Sweetheart of the Rodeo; The Notorious Byrd Brothers

February 2020 ‘Definitely a Project, Hardly an Object: Frank Zappa: The Crux of the Biscuit: An FZ Audio Documentary Project/ Object

March 2020 ‘Sometimes the B Side Is Just That: B-Grade. A Never-Ending Serial: Part One: The Byrds: Mr. Tambourine Man; Younger Than Yesterday

April 2020 ‘Remember It Better: Michael Jackson, Thriller

May 2020 ‘Clarence White Takes the Lead: The Byrds: Byrdmaniax; Farther Along

June 2020 ‘Box Set Key: Part One: Ray Charles: Pure Genius - The Complete Atlantic Recordings (1952-1959)

October 2020 ‘Less Would Have Been More: The Byrds: Dr. Byrds and Mr. Hyde; Ballad of Easy Rider

November 2020 ‘True Examples: What Is Missing and Not Missing From Lists of a Music Artist's Best Albums: Talking Heads, True Stories; Naked

Nine new essays debut each year: monthly, January-June and October-December.