The Moment

Josh Ritter on Early Influences and Sermon on the Rocks

One of the great living songwriters talks about finding his voice in the music.

Singer-songwriter Josh Ritter perform onstage during the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation hosts "A Magical Evening" at Cipriani Wall Street on November 17, 2016 in New York City.
Singer-songwriter Josh Ritter performs at Cipriani Wall Street on Nov. 17 in New York City.

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Singer-songwriter Josh Ritter sits down with Brian to talk about his new album Sermon on the Rocks, his influences, including Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen, and his early life teaching himself music. You can check out Ritter’s Sermon on the Rocks here.

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