For her rockstar role in Jonathan Demme’s new Ricki and the Flash, Meryl Streep went straight to the source for her musical prowess: Neil Young

The lesson with the rock legend took place at the Jacob Burns Film Center. Needless to say, Streep was a natural when it came to emulating the rockstar stage presence because she can do whatever she wants

She even spoke about the experience on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, saying that Young’s advice to her was: “Crank it up to 11.”

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