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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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Jeff Tweedy (left) with World Cafe Host Talia Schlanger (right) at the Free Library of Philadelphia. John Myers/WXPN hide caption

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Jeff Tweedy On World Cafe

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Kurt Vile On World Cafe

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Clockwise from upper left: Son Lux, Camp Cope, The Low Anthem, Mabel Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Glaring Omissions: The Music We Missed In 2018

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Fantastic Negrito performing live at WXPN's Free At Noon Concert. Recorded live for this session. Senia Lopez/WXPN hide caption

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Fantastic Negrito On World Cafe

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Doyle Bramhall II performs live at WXPN's Free At Noon Concert, recorded live for this World Cafe Session. Taylor Johnson/WXPN hide caption

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Doyle Bramhall II On World Cafe

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Glorietta inside the World Cafe Production Studio Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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Glorietta On World Cafe

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Doe Paoro (third from the left) with her band, inside the World Cafe Performance Studio. Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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Doe Paoro On World Cafe

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Hozier performing live during this World Cafe Session Still from video/WXPN hide caption

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Hozier On World Cafe

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Childish Gambino (left) performs onstage during the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Festival. Rosalía speaks onstage during the 19th annual Latin GRAMMY Awards. Janelle Monae performs in Los Angeles in June and Kacey Musgraves performs at the 2018 Stagecoach Festival in April. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for iHeartMedia; David Becker/Getty Images for LARAS; Kevin Winter/Getty Images; Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Stagecoach hide caption

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All Songs Considered: The Year In Music 2018

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Jeff Tweedy's WARM is out now via dBpm Records. Whitten Sabbatini/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On 'Warm,' Jeff Tweedy Confronts His Shadow Self

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