Derek Webb and Sanda McKracken: If Not For You
We've gotten into the habit of leaving also-rans in the comments here at Star Maker Machine, but I couldn't resist following up on Paul's previous post on Olivia Newton John's surprisingly amazing cover by offering this very recent recording of the same song by married Christian singer-songwriters Derek Webb and Sandra McKracken as a full-fledged post. Contemporary Christian music isn't my thing either, but I claim awesomeness: warm voices, delicate, sparse harmonies, acoustic strings, and the perfect hint of imperfection in the performance, just like Dylan would have wanted it. Now that's folk music.
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