Soul Sisters Podcast: Jo Harman Explains How Everything Changed When She Discovered Aretha Franklin
On her very first trip to New York City, British soul singer Jo Harman joined the Soul Sisters podcast to talk about the themes that course through her latest album People We Become ("a lot of loss, a lot of heartbreak, fear, sadness...but hope, joy as well, empowerment") and to explain how a young girl who grew up dancing around the Maypole in her small Devon, England village became a vocal powerhouse sensation seemingly right out of the gate.
"I was a classical musician for quite a while," she says of her early upbringing, "but then I discovered Aretha Franklin when I was 13 years old." And the rest is history.
Listen to the full episode below, hosted by Jessie Katz and Darah Golub, and be sure to subscribe to the Soul Sisters channel on iTunes for all past and future episodes!