TCC Playlist: Go To The Mardi Gras by Professor Longhair

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Professor Longhair

Henry Roeland Byrd better known as Professor Longhair or “Fess” for short, was an influential New Orleans blues singer and pianist known for his Afro-Cuban “rumba boogie” sound. Listen to his signature song, “Mardi Gras in New Orleans” and learn more about his life after the jump:

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Lent and the Helplessness of God

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elder abuse

Lent begins tomorrow. TCC’s own Melissa Musick’s writes about Lent and the helplessness of God after the jump. She writes, “Jesus . . . bleeds with every woman who ever begged her attacker to stop, with every man who ever pleaded for mercy, with every silent infant and old person who bore the blows . . . He cries out with every victim who calls upon God and sees no sign of his presence . . .”

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Bury the Alleluia: Throw a Fat Tuesday Party

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1960s Cocktail Party

Tomorrow is Fat Tuesday, how will you be celebrating? Our own Melissa Musick writes in Celebration of her yearly Fat Tuesday custom of throwing an “Alleluia Party” before the start of Lent. Read the whole thing after the jump:

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