Floating drums and lederhosen: Ben Folds’ musical journey

Twenty-four years into his musical career and still performing before thousands, singer-songwriter Ben Folds has released a best-selling new memoir called “A Dream About Lightning Bugs: A Life of Music and Cheap Lessons.” NewsHour Weekend’s Tom Casciato recently spoke to the 52-year-old Folds about his book and about growing up as a wise-guy kid with an ear for melody.

Now Folds has added “Author” to his resumé, and he recently sat down with NewsHour Weekend’s Tom Casciato to discuss his new memoir.
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