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Tom Waits, Derek Trucks, Sinead O'Conner, Others to Record Kickstarter Funded Blind Willie Johnson Album

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A Kickstarter to fund a tribute album to Blind Wille Johnson launched yesterday. Tom Waits, Sinead O'Connor, Lucinda Williams, Luther Dickinson, Cowboy Junkies, Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi, Blind Boys of Alabama and  Rickie Lee Jones have agreed to record songs for the project, which as of Wednesday morning had pledghes total $16,000 of a $125,000 goal.

Here is the launch video:

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