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Tracey Thorn's album Record tops Ken Tucker's list of the best music of 2018. Edward Bishop/Courtesy of Merge Records hide caption

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Ken Tucker Picks His Favorite Albums Of 2018

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Cardi B; Ethan Hawke in First Reformed; Sandra Oh in Killing Eve. Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for iHeartMedia; A24; Sophie Mutevelian/BBC America hide caption

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Christmas Albums By Rodney Crowell And The Monkees Capture The Spirit Of The Season

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Jazz Pianist Kenny Werner Shines As A Solo Act In 'The Space'

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Lefty Frizzell Box Set Showcases The Original Recordings Of A Country Classic

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'The Window' Showcases The Wide-Ranging Talent Of Singer Cécile McLorin Salvant

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Some of the figures on Down the Road Wherever seem to want a return to some long-gone glory days, but Mark Knopfler only sketches out the what of their wistful desires, not their why. Derek Hudson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Aretha Franklin, pictured during a television appearance in January 1972, the same month in which the project Amazing Grace was recorded. ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images hide caption

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Charles Mingus poses next to a poster for his six nights of performances at the Strata Concert Gallery in Detroit in 1973. A recording of one of those nights has just been released. Sue Mingus/Courtesy of BBE Music hide caption

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'Interstate Gospel' Showcases Pistol Annies' Impressive Range Of Style

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