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Shortwave: Rhett Miller

The Old 97‘s frontman, critically acclaimed author, and old friend Rhett Miller drops by to reveal the secret to the Old 97’s longevity on today’s episode of Shortwave. Rhett describes the interesting experience of working with mad genius Jon Brion, recalls singing backup with Robyn Hitchcock the first time he met Grant-Lee, and explains why bailing Sarah Lawrence College after one semester helped his musical career. Plus, we’re treated to some live songs from Rhett’s extended catalogue including his latest album “The Dreamer.”