To create Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes, T Bone Burnett (third from left) assembled the talents of Elvis Costello, Jim James, Jay Bellerose, Rhiannon Giddens, Marcus Mumford and Taylor Goldsmith. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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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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John Mellencamp, Stephen King And T-Bone Burnett On World Cafe

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The venerated entertainers dive into uncharted territory together: a musical 13 years in the making.

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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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T Bone Burnett holds two trophies, one for Producer of the Year, at the Grammy Awards in 2002.

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Grammy Award-winning producer T-Bone Burnett is today's guest on World Cafe. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images hide caption

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T-Bone Burnett On World Cafe

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The legendary roots music producer discusses the 10th anniversary of his Grammy-winning soundtrack.

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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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