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The Best Music of 2018, Album of the Year: Bruce Springsteen - Springsteen On Broadway; Plus My Picks for the Top Ten Starring The Bottle Rockets, Rita Coolidge, Mark Knopfler, Little Steven, Jimmy LaFave, Nellie McKay, Kacey Musgraves, Pistol Annies, Eddi Reader, Swing Out Sister ...and Many More

Rob DeMartin/Courtesy of the artist Looking over the list of albums, which were released in 2018 (that I was interested in), there is only one thing I know for sure and that is that one person could never listen to them all, at least I couldn't. So, the albums shown below are the ones that managed to make it through the milieu to make me the craziest this year. My album of the year follows, with my picks for top ten after that. Please enjoy reading about and listening to what follows. And I wish you a safe, happy and healthy 2019. Happy New Year! Click on album names to listen. Album of the Year: Bruce Springsteen - Springsteen On Broadway Buy at iTunes or Amazon Bruce Springsteen's one man show on Broadway was unprecedented for a rock musician. There have been hit shows based on an artist's music; Mamma Mia! using the music of Abba set the mold. Movin' Out with the music of Billy Joel and Beautiful , the Carole King musical, are two examples. But, Sp