Relationships are not easy. Work is required. Humor is an important element of a healthy relationship. Shared joy is an observed quality of any great romantic partnership. Patience and good listening skill is paramount.

Recently I had the pleasure of watching a series of YouTube videos featuring husband-and-wife duo fronted Tedeschi Trucks band. You may be familiar with this band? Most of us know Derek Trucks as the slide guitarist maestro from Southern Rock legendary band, Allman Brothers Band and nephew of infamous guitar hero, Butch Trucks. Susan Tedeschi was a well established blues guitarist singer/songwriter prior to joining forces with husband Derek in this large band endeavor.

What I find interesting about watching this husband-and-wife duo front this well fleshed out band was their mutual respect and telepathic, “sub lingual” conversation. Great musical partners often have these qualities. Watch closely and I think you’ll notice what I noticed, love and affection.

Healthy relationships have these aforementioned qualities.

Derek Trucks (born June 8, 1979) is an American guitarist, songwriter and founder of the Grammy Award-winning[1] The Derek Trucks Band. He played with The Allman Brothers Band, and became an official member in 1999. In 2010 he and his wife Susan Tedeschi formed the Tedeschi Trucks Band. His musical style encompasses several genres and he has twice appeared on Rolling Stone’s list of 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.

Susan Tedeschi (/təˈdɛski/; born November 9, 1970) is an American blues and soul musician known for her singing voice, guitar playing, and stage presence. A multiple Grammy Award nominee,[1] she is a member of the Tedeschi Trucks Band (originally known as “Soul Stew Revival”), which is a conglomeration of her band, her husband Derek Trucks’s the Derek Trucks Band, and other musicians.

Tedeschi served as a judge for the 7th annual Independent Music Awards to support independent artists’ careers


Susan Tedeschi’s Birthday (Rebroadcast) | 11/15/20 | 8PM ET

    Streamed live on Nov 15, 2020

Tedeschi Trucks Band 2022-02-04 Warner Theatre “Dreams”



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Tedeschi Trucks Band 2022-02-04 Warner Theatre



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Tedeschi Trucks Band – Darling Be Home Soon (Official Live Video)

Lyrics: But darling, be home soon. I couldn’t bear to wait, An extra minute if you dawdled. My darling, be home soon. It’s not just these few hours, But I’ve been waiting since I toddled, For the great relief of having you to talk to.
Song Darling Be Home Soon Artist Tedeschi Trucks Band Album Everybody’s Talkin’ Writers John Sebastian Licensed to YouTube by SME (on behalf of Masterworks); BMG Rights Management (US), LLC, LatinAutorPerf, LatinAutor – PeerMusic, ARESA, Audiam (Publishing), SOLAR Music Rights Management, Abramus Digital, Warner Chappell, LatinAutor – SonyATV, BMI – Broadcast Music Inc., CMRRA, UNIAO BRASILEIRA DE EDITORAS DE MUSICA – UBEM, Sony ATV Publishing, and 5 Music Rights Societies
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Tedeschi Trucks Band – “Laugh About It” – Live at the Tivoli Theatre 2021


Recorded live at the Tivoli Theatre – Chattanooga, TN November 18, 2021


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Tedeschi Trucks Band – Anyhow


Tedeschi Trucks Band • Austin City Limits 2015 Dec 14 



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Tedeschi Trucks Band – “Keep On Growing” – Live From The Fox Oakland

Tedeschi Trucks Band performs “Keep On Growing” from their upcoming CD/DVD release “Live From The Fox Oakland.” Available in stores and everywhere March 17. Music in this video Song Keep On Growing (Live) Artist Tedeschi Trucks Band Writers Bobby Whitlock, Eric Clapton Licensed to YouTube by UMG (on behalf of Fantasy Records); Warner Chappell, CMRRA, LatinAutorPerf, LatinAutor – Warner Chappell, Wise Music Group, PEDL, UNIAO BRASILEIRA DE EDITORAS DE MUSICA – UBEM, BMI – Broadcast Music Inc., and 5 Music Rights Societies
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Taped 333-feet below ground, deep inside Tennessee's Cumberland Caverns, this 12-part "musical adventure" series features both well-established and top emerging artists within the broad spectrum of Bluegrass, Jamgrass, Roots &Americana genres. Singer/violinist Andrew Bird has brightened the national Alternative scene for more than 15 years. With his unique indie-folk rock and a cameo performance by Tift Merritt, "Danse Caribe" from Episode Two of BLUEGRASS UNDERGROUND Season Three is a brilliant sample from a most unpredictable show (in the best way, of course).

Andrew Bird's "Danse Caribe" on BLUEGRASS UNDERGROUND (PBS)



Danse Caribe lyrics



You were a shameless child
Bandied by stiff cross currents
Anything but mild
Yes and no just simply weren't
Invented yet
Oh yes oh no
Then one day you'd had it
Exiled your close advisers
Ousted your dog-eared rabbits
You're through with pacifiers
You're through with pacifiers now
Here we go mistaking clouds for mountains
Here's the thing that brings the sparrows to the fountains
Here's the thing that makes you run for the highlands
Here we go mistaking clouds for mountains

Source: LyricFind
Songwriters: Andrew Wegman Bird
Danse Caribe lyrics © Wixen Music Publishing