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Ken Tucker's Top 10 Recordings Of 2009


  • Taylor Swift - "You Belong With Me"
  • Billy Currington - "People Are Crazy"
  • Michael Franti & Spearhead - "Say Hey (I Love You)"


  • Loudon Wainwright III - High Wide & Handsome: The Charlie Poole Project
  • The Fiery Furnaces - I'm Going Away
  • Miranda Lambert - Revolution
  • Patterson Hood - Murdering Oscar (And Other Love Songs)
  • Deer Tick - Born on Flag Day
  • Bob Dylan - Together Through Life
  • La Roux - La Roux

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Ken Tucker reviews rock, country, hip-hop and pop music for Fresh Air. He is a cultural critic who has been the editor-at-large at Entertainment Weekly, and a film critic for New York Magazine. His work has won two National Magazine Awards and two ASCAP-Deems Taylor Awards. He has written book reviews for The New York Times Book Review and other publications.
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