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The Best Music of 1988

Rock critic Ken Tucker talks with Fresh Air host Terry Gross about the year in music. He says 1988 had an eclectic array of hits, with folk and hard rock albums both reaching the top of the charts.

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Other segments from the episode on December 30, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 30, 1988: Interview with Ken Tucker; Commentary on Dr. John's music; Interview with Stephen Schiff; Commentary on the doo-wop group The Capris.

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