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TCC Playlist: Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning by Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi

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Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi

We’re fans of the new Blind Willie Johnson tribute album “God Don’t Ever Change,” featuring artists like Lucinda Williams, The Cowboy Junkies, and The Blind Boys of Alabama. Listen to Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi cover “Keep Your Lamps Trimmed and Burning” and hear them talk about music and their marriage after the jump:

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6.13
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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