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TCC Radio: Lucinda Williams on Ritual | Death, Sex, and Money

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Lucinda Williams

“We’ll understand it all by and by.”

The Americana singer-songwriter, Lucinda Williams, talks about her career, getting older, and attending a Catholic funeral and rethinking the need for faith and ritual. That portion of the interview begins at the 24 minute mark. Listen, and hear her sing “Compassion” and “Farther Along” after the jump:

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6.30
Misc: Who Owns the Dead?

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cemetary

Our great-grandparents knew how to prepare a body for burial, hosted wakes in their homes, and dug graves. Should we consider taking more ownership of our dead? After all burying the dead is one of the works of mercy. More from The New Republic here: Who Owns the Dead?

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