This Song: Rhett Miller (rerun)

Musician, writer, and frontman for Old 97’s Rhett Miller launched his own podcast “Wheel’s Off With Rhett Miller” earlier this year.  In it, he talks to artists about what it’s really like to live a creative life.

In this 2017 episode, he describes how hearing the Jewish Lesbian Folk singer Phranc perform ‘The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll” changed his life and showed him the power of musical connection.

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This Song: Rhett Miller of Old 97s

Rhett Miller, lead singer and songwriter of Old 97’s, explains how seeing a Jewish Lesbian Folk Singer named Phranc  sing Bob Dylan’s “The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll”  helped him realize  how music connects and saves us all.

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