The duo talks about their new album, "Let Me Get By," and about making music together as Tedeschi Trucks Band.
Before last Friday, Minamisanriku was a lively port at the heart of the mountainous Miyagi prefecture, with a population of about 17,000. But the earthquake struck just 80km from the town, and the resulting tsunami devastated the town, leaving much of the population unaccounted for.
We get the latest from the BBC’s Rachel Harvey.
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