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The Jimi Hendrix Experience in the late 1960s. Left to right: Noel Redding, Jimi Hendrix, Mitch Mitchell. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Is The Music Of 1968 So Enduring? 'It Was Allowed To Be Art'

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Katie Cook's Favorite Song Of 2018 Is 'Got My Name Changed Back'

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Bad Bunny onstage at the Latin Grammy Awards in November. Ethan Miller/Getty Images for LARAS hide caption

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In 2018, Streaming Services Helped Fuel A New Latin Explosion

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In Memoriam: The Musicians We Lost In 2018

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'Night Shift' Is A 2018 Favorite Song Of An 'All Songs Considered' Host

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Late rapper The Notorious B.I.G. performs in Chicago in September 1994. Raymond Boyd/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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'Hip-Hop Deserves That Respect': Honoring The Notorious B.I.G., Wu-Tang Clan In NYC

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Best Song Of 2018: Malcolm Gladwell Shares His Choice

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Female Country Music Singers In Nashville Navigate Gender Bias To Be Heard

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During the months leading up to Christmas, parang music can be heard just about everywhere in Trinidad. John Otis/NPR hide caption

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Trinidad And Tobago Remixes Caribbean Christmas Traditions

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A statue of George M. Cohan, prolific Broadway composer and performer, stands in New York's Times Square. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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George M. Cohan, 'The Man Who Created Broadway,' Was An Anthem Machine

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Ronnie Van Zant in 1975, onstage with Lynyrd Skynyrd at the Omni Coliseum in Atlanta. Tom Hill/WireImage hide caption

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Unfurling 'Sweet Home Alabama,' A Tapestry Of Southern Discomfort

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Grammy-winning singer Nancy Wilson performs in 2003 at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall in New York during a concert titled "Nancy Wilson With Strings: Celebrating Four Decades of Music." Stuart Ramson/AP hide caption

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Bruce Springsteen Springsteen on Broadway, which will have its final date on Dec. 15, 2018. The show has been documented in a new film, to be released just after that final performance. Danny Clinch/Shore Fire Media hide caption

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Nathaniel Smith and Miykael Goodwin have a band name now, Cold Weather Sons, and a professionally produced single, "One of These Days." The song is a lament for the town lost to the Camp Fire in 2018. Courtesy Cold Weather Sons hide caption

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A Song Of Tribute To The Lost Town Of Paradise

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