Bloggerhythms is a totally independent music blog for adults that grew out of my love of rock & roll and popular music. It began in April 2005 as an outlet for album reviews of mostly new music. Gradually, over time, it's focus has shifted toward older material but interesting new releases will still be discussed. More about that here.

Almost Hits is an occasional exploration into songs that failed to reach the top 20 on the American Billboard Hot 100. Many have become classics despite what their chart position would indicate. You can find all of the songs I've written about here.

In the majority of cases recording artists' most revered and famous records are made early in their careers. Later, many of them will "jump the shark" - as the saying goes - or recede into the background as pop music tastes change. Unless you're a diehard fan of a particular artist many listeners will not even know what their final record is. I'm hoping to change that with another once-in-awhile series called Last Albums. To qualify, the album's tracks must have been recorded as a set of new material that was intended to be released to the public as a complete album but not necessarily the last one. Live sets, greatest hits or "best of" collections and compilations do not count, nor do posthumous releases of leftover tracks cobbled together to make a final album.

This occasional series unearthed recorded treasures that deserved a better fate and are no longer, or never were, part of the public's collective consciousness. Be sure to check here or you'll never know what long lost gems this site's archaeologists excavated from the dustbin of musical history. This series has been discontinued because the majority of what is currently posted on Bloggerhythms could fall into this category.

One of my favorite things about Bloggerhythms is the blogroll. It exists mostly for my benefit to keep track of blogs I read regularly, but while perusing the list you may discover a few that are worthy of your attention. I'm willing to add your blog to the list if it's related in some way to the stuff I write about. Whenever you post something new it will jump to the top of the list. However, in order to keep things relevant I'll occasionally review the links, and if you do not post any new content for a long period of time it could be removed. You can find the blogroll by clicking on the hamburger icon (the three horizontal lines) located at the upper left hand corner of the home page.

Be sure to follow along at TwitterInstagram and Spoutible where you'll be notified every time something new is posted on Bloggerhythms. While visiting those places, you'll also find some additional content not discussed on the blog. Spoutible is a very good place for people who are no longer enjoying X, formerly known as Twitter. Give it a try. You can find all of my social networking sites in one spot at Linktree.

I periodically search for dead links and videos to keep the subject matter as interesting as possible. If you see something that needs to be fixed please let me know.

Charlie Ricci
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