Remember when I didn’t do this back in December but there’s no time like the present to think about the past?
January: “Bunny is a Rider,” Caroline Polachek
February: “Oye Como Va,” Santana
March: “Julien,” Carly Rae Jepsen
April: “You’re Gonna Make It,” Dope Saint Jude
May: “Company,” from Company
June: “The Game of Love,” Santana & Michelle Branch
July: “Blues My Naughty Baby Gave to Me,” John Denver
August: “I Hate Running,” Number One Popstar
September: “Biden,” Bo Burnham
October: “simple times,” Kacey Musgraves
November: “Peace Train,” Cat Stevens
December: “Desalento,” Chico Buarque
Album of My Year: a touch of the beat gets you up on your feet gets you out and then into the sun, Aly & AJ
Image: Connecticut, mid-December. A needed homecoming.