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Morning Song – Lay My Burden Down

October 23, 2016

Also known as “Glory, Glory”, “Lay My Burden Down” is one of those old spirituals that makes itself at home in virtually any genre: from folk to rock, blues to country to gospel.

Here the song takes itself downriver to New Orleans, where Dr. John, Mavis Staples and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band mix it up into tasty mess of second-lining gumbo.

“Can’t nobody do me like Jesus, since I laid my burden down….”


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