Two of the best selling albums of 2020 were from Taylor Swift. Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot talk with music critic Kristin Stahlke about Swift's remarkable year and what led to it. They also review a new album from singer-songwriter Jazmine Sullivan, bid farewell to New York Dolls guitarist Sylvain Sylvain and discuss Phil Spector.

 

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Featured Songs:

Taylor Swift, "dorothea," evermore, Republic, 2020

The Ronettes, "Be My Baby," (Single), Phillies, 1963

Darlene Love, "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)," (Live on Late Night with David Letterman), Unreleased, 1986

Ike and Tina Turner, "River Deep - Mountain High," River Deep - Mountain High, London, 1966

New York Dolls, "Trash," New York Dolls, Mercury, 1973

David Johansen, "Frenchette," David Johansen, Columbia, 1978

Jazmine Sullivan, "Lost One," Heaux Tales, RCA, 2021

Jazmine Sullivan, "Pick Up Your Feelings," Heaux Tales, RCA, 2021

Jazmine Sullivan, "Antoinette's Tale," Heaux Tales, RCA, 2021

Jazmine Sullivan, "The Other Side," Heaux Tales, RCA, 2021

Taylor Swift, "champagne problems," evermore, Republic, 2020

Taylor Swift, "this is me trying," folklore, Republic, 2020

Taylor Swift, "the 1," folklore, Republic, 2020

Taylor Swift, "willow," evermore, Republic, 2020

Taylor Swift, "exile (feat. Bon Iver)," folklore, Republic, 2020

Taylor Swift, "closure," evermore, Republic, 2020

Taylor Swift, "This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things," reputation, Big Machine, 2017

Taylor Swift, "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together," Red, Big Machine, 2012

Taylor Swift, "no body, no crime (feat. HAIM)," evermore, Republic, 2020

Taylor Swift, "august," folklore, Republic, 2020

Taylor Swift, "marjorie," evermore, Republic, 2020

Taylor Swift, "mirrorball," folklore, Republic, 2020

Taylor Swift, "gold rush," evermore, Republic, 2020

Frank Zappa, "Peaches en Regalia," Hot Rats, Reprise, 1969