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Old 97's

Old 97's artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Concerts

The Old 97s performed on Mountain Stage.

December 29, 2011 These Dallas veterans of alternative country perform on Mountain Stage together for the first time.

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Studio Sessions

Old 97's performed on World Cafe.

January 31, 2011 Rhett Miller and his alt-country comrades perform five songs live in the WXPN studios.

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November 3, 2008 The members of Old 97's turn up the amps and tap their mixture of alt-country and rock 'n' roll.

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Interviews & Profiles

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July 17, 2008 The Old 97's front-man knows the color of a lonely heart.

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Discover Songs

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June 19, 2007 An hour of suitable dinner music for a wedding reception isn't as easy to assemble as it may seem.

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Reviews

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August 20, 2008 The Old 97's were never alt-country — just a rocking quartet with a terrific songwriter up top.

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May 13, 2008 A look at the latest CD releases with Josh Freedom du Lac, Washington Post music critic.

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