With Phil Pavey singing harmony and Tommy & Jimmy Dorsey. Emmett had a big influence on Bob Wills and Jimmie Rodgers, yodel and all. Miller's work linked 19th and 20th century amusement, old and new, folk and pop, Africa and Europe. He was neither blues nor country and too good for comedy. He fell in between denominations and missed his place at the table of the great in the tower of song. Just as with Robert Johnson, photographs of him are rare. Writer Nick Tosches traced his whole story in Where Dead Voices Gather (Little Brown).