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Nathaniel Rateliff on 'treading water' & finding his sound

Clip: 11/24/2018 | 3m 24s Video has closed captioning.

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats has been attracting attention for its soulful rhythm and blues and its frontman Rateliff’s song lyrics--but it was a long road to get here. The NewsHour spoke with Rateliff before a recent show at the Anthem in Washington, D.C., about his previous career as a gardener, feeling like he was “treading water” and how his father’s death influenced his music.

Aired: 11/24/18

Rating: NR

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