Uncle Tupelo at the Sapphire Supper Club in Orlando, Fla. Jeff Tweedy (second from left) went on to form Wilco, while Jay Farrar (second from right) created Son Volt.

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Benjamin Gibbard and Jay Farrar. Autumn de Wilde/Shore Fire Media hide caption

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Jay Farrar (right) says 90 percent of the words recorded on One Fast Move or I'm Gone with Benjamin Gibbard come straight from Jack Kerouac. Sonari Glinton/NPR hide caption

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