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Artists represented among the 34 new Timeline songs in... (more)
Summaries rank the top Artists and Songwriters of the 2359 Timeline songs. Would you venture a guess before you peek at them? Including his tw... (more)
For the fourth year in a row, 34 new songs made the cut from all corners of the musical landscape. Among the newbies are gems from Carolina Chocolate Drops, Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, Frank Ocean, Miguel, and Kendrick Lamar.
In addition... (more)
This time of year is when I decide which songs to add to the Timeline. In recent years I've added 34 new songs and roughly 20 older songs per year. The new songs aim to capture the year's musical highlights, while the older songs attempt... (more)
This blog topic is set aside for conversations about the Timeline. All other song lists on the Alley are created, viewed, and discussed on the Playlists page. To discuss individual songs, click on that song's title in the Timeline.
Check out FAQ Timeline for detailed information about song selection, dating, and sequencing.
I've been compiling chronological playlists for four decades. Until 1998 I designed ... (more)
Gator naturally favors certain styles over others, and these preferences are evident in the initial Timeline. I expect my obvious oversights to be amended by eagle-eyed Cats and mor... (more)