TCC Playlist: Lost Ones and Final Hour by Lauryn Hill

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Lauryn Hill

“Wisdom is better than silver and gold.”

After becoming a mother, Lauryn Hill released her solo album (1998). In the lyrics, she wrestles with our society’s limited conception of a good life (power, status, money, etc.) and preaches about finding freedom in love and God. More and the music after the jump:

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TCC Playlist: Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) & More by Marvin Gaye

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Marvin Gaye

“It sounds a bit hypocritical, but I’m a pretty religious guy.”

The great soul man, Marvin Gaye, got his start singing in church. Learn more and two songs for Earth Day after the jump. See all our posts on caring for creation here.

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TCC Playlist: He Said He Would by Sister Wynona Carr

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Sister Wynona Carr

“If he can calm the raging sea, surely he can take care of me.”

We’re big fans of Sister Wynona Carr, the great singer-songwriter (1924-1976). Carr got her start singing in church, and was influenced by Sister Rosetta Tharpe, who also brought elements of R&B and rock and roll to gospel music. Listen to our favorites from her album “Dragnet for Jesus” after the jump:

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