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TCC Playlist: Waiting on an Angel & Don’t Take That Attitude to Your Grave by Ben Harper

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Ben Harper

“Be kind to a stranger because you never know, it just might be an angel knocking at your door.”

Ben Harper‘s music often explores his devotion to Jesus as well as his dismay at the injustice in the world. Growing up I was a fan of his ’94 release “Welcome to the Cruel World.” Several tracks on the album address issues of faith and justice. Two of our favorites after the jump:

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TCC Playlist: Mother Pray & Picture of Jesus by Ben Harper & The Blind Boys of Alabama

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Ben Harper

“If I could only hear my mother pray again.”

In 2002 Ben Harper recorded an album, There Will Be a Light, with the gospel group The Blind Boys of Alabama, who have been singing together for 60 years. Harper told Paste, “This record has made my life so much better.” Spiritual standards are given a fresh and bluesy remake on the album. Listen to “Mother Pray” and Picture of Jesus” after the jump:  

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