Susan Tedeschi has a beautiful voice, influenced by African American gospel traditions, while Derek Trucks is the most impressive lead slide guitar player I’ve seen. So it was great news when the two decided not just to get married in real life but marry their music. The best result of this union in my opinion is “Midnight in Harlem,” with Trucks (nephew of one of the founders of the Allman Brothers) shredding one of the better guitar solos of all time at the end:
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