My Year in Song (2022)

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.

Published by Cecilia Gigliotti

Cecilia Gigliotti (she/her) lives in Berlin with a beloved ukulele named Uke Skywalker. She co-hosts and produces the music commentary podcast POD SOUNDS. Her free time goes toward dancing, reading books new and old, drawing cartoons, taking city walks, and devoting too much thought to the foibles of her heroes. Connect with her on Instagram (@c_m_giglio, @ceciliagphotography, @pod_sounds_podcast) and see what else she's up to (

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