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As 2017 Draws To A Close, Critic Ken Tucker Looks Back On The Year In Music

Fresh Air's music critic presents his annual list of favorite music — along with some thoughts about the rock, pop and country stars who died in 2017.

Kendrick Lamar performs in New York City on Sept. 14, 2017. Critic Ken Tucker says Lamar's album DAMN captured the collective mood of the year. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Clara Lionel Foundation hide caption

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Ken Tucker Looks Back On 2017 In Music

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