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In Memoriam 2019: The Musicians We Lost

NPR Music celebrates the alt-rock heroes, Hollywood idols, Pulitzer-winning composers, jazz luminaries, cult legends, bold activists, old masters and rising stars the world lost this year.

Shells Teebs
Atoms Song Teebs & Thomas Stankiewicz
Generated Bodies Lymbyc Systym
Scientific Romance Lymbyc Systym
Bowen Island Kaki King
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Glow
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Wig Blows Off Tobacco
Get out The Dunes

An Impossible Burger, left, and a Cali Burger, from Umami Burger. A new era of meat alternatives appeared on restaurant menus and grocery story shelves in 2019. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Immigration Raids, Burger Wars And Other Business Stories You May Have Missed In 2019

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Low Grav Freefall (High Altitude Mix) Ochre
Seesoar Ochre
Uncle John's Band/U.S. Blues Grateful Dead
Bach: Italian Concerto: Andante Jacques Loussier Trio
Magic Bus The Who
Triple Dutch Bus [Instrumental] [Instrumental] Frankie Smith
Con Altura J Balvin, El Guincho et. al.
Queen Bee Medeski, Martin & Wood
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End of the World Party (Just in Case)
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Dust and Disquiet Caspian
Claire Kid Loco, Claude Rochard
Yes Please, No Lord! Kid Loco
My Sadness, My Sorrow The Daydream Club
A Comet Among Stars The Daydream Club
Seven Seas of Rhye [Instrumental Mix 2011] [Instrumental] Queen

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