Michael Franti & Spearhead played a great show at Mountain Jam over the weekend. After their set, the frontman sat down backstage for a chat with us.

Franti -- who has led such bands as the Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy and the Beatnigs since the '90s -- talks about writing on the road, the creative process and singing the 'Sesame Street' theme song to calm down sparring prison inmates

You can watch the video above.

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