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The Best Music Of 2014

Ken Tucker's Top 9 Albums Of 2014, Plus A Book

Making new sounds while staying mindful of the past is a common theme in the Fresh Air music critic's year-end list.

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Jenny Lewis On World Cafe

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The former Rilo Kiley frontwoman performs four songs from her newly released solo album, The Voyager, live in the World Cafe studios.

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