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But of course, Neil Young gave guitar lessons to Meryl Streep

In preparation of Streep's role as a rocker in Ricki and the Flash

Meryl Neil Young
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As a three-time Academy Award winner, Meryl Streep gets to do things most ordinary people don’t. Case in point: In preparation for her latest film, Ricki and the Flash, Streep received guitar lessons from Neil Young.

In the film, which hits theaters on August 7th, Streep is a grocery store cashier by day, aspiring rock star by night. Streep of course went all out for the role, learning how to play guitar. And who better to teach her than one of rock ‘n’ roll’s greatest shredders?

Watch footage of one such session below.

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