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KNBA DJ's Favorite Music of 2016

Best of 2016 This certainly has been an interesting year, hasn’t it? As we look forward in sunny anticipation to a healthy and happy 2017, now is a nice time to reflect with gratitude on all the great new music that came our way over the past twelve months. We asked KNBA DJ's and our whole staff to share their favorite music of 2016. Whether it was a new album, a live show or even that song that they just couldn't get out of their head... Thanks for listening! Danny...

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