T-Bone Burnett, John Mellencamp and Stephen King are the creative team behind Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, a stage show based on a true story of small-town tragedy. Kevin Mazur/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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T-Bone Burnett, John Mellencamp and Stephen King are the creative team behind Ghosts of Darkland County, a stage show based on a true story of small-town tragedy. Kevin Mazur/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jeff Bridges' self-titled studio album comes out Aug. 16. Dustin Cohen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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T-Bone Burnett tells Terry Gross that he's long past the point where he wants to try to control everything that goes into a recording. Frazer Harrison/Getty hide caption

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