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TCC Playlist: Swing Low Sweet Chariot by She & Him & The Staple Singers

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The Staple Singers

Rest in peace, Fr. Jacques Hamel, martyred by ISIS while celebrating the Mass in France. Listen to The Staple Singers sing the slave spiritual “Swing Low Sweet Chariot.” Then check out this version by Zooey Deschanel and Matthew Stephen Ward who perform together as She & Him.

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TCC Playlist: I’ll be Home for Christmas by She & Him

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She and Him “I’ll be Home for Christmas” was originally recorded in 1943 by Bing Crosby. The song is sung from the point of view of a soldier writing a letter home during WWII. Everyone is familiar with the heartbreaking line, “I’ll be home for Christmas, if only in my dreams.” Many people will be in similar situations this Christmas, far from safety and home. We recommend the She & Him (M.Ward and Zooey Deschanel version) from the 2011 album a Very She & Him Christmas. Listen to it after the jump:

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