Aphoristic Album Reviews

Welcome to Aphoristic Album Reviews, where I discuss highlights from the last sixty years of popular music. I write album reviews, highlight my favourite albumsblog regularly, and make lists.

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10 Excellent Tom Petty Deep Cuts

10 Excellent Tom Petty Deep Cuts

ByAphoristicalFeb 5, 20238 min read

The late Tom Petty was a great singles artist – tracks like ‘The Waiting’, ‘Refugee’, and ‘Free Fallin” sound terrific blasting from cars and on classic rock radio. Petty had…

Music Quiz: Musicians Died Under 30

Music Quiz: Musicians Died Under 30

ByAphoristicalFeb 2, 2023

Congratulations to Tony, who scored a highly credible 23/24 in last week’s Albums with Title Tracks Removed quiz. This week your challenge is to identify 22 rock and pop musicians…

10 Best Female Vocalists

10 Best Female Vocalists

ByAphoristicalJan 31, 2023

Rolling Stone magazine recently published its list of The 200 Greatest Singers of All Time. To my mind, they did a good job – covering a lot of bases, and highlighting…

Nuggets: Diddy Wah Diddy by Captain Beefheart & His Magic BandNuggets:

Nuggets: Diddy Wah Diddy by Captain Beefheart & His Magic BandNuggets:

ByAphoristicalJan 29, 2023

Before he became Patti Smith’s lead guitarist, Lenny Kaye compiled the 2 album set, Nuggets: Original Artyfacts from the First Psychedelic Era. Released in 1972, the two-LP set covered American…

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