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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World Cafe Looks Back: Uncle Tupelo's Family Tree

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New Multitudes On World Cafe

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Benjamin Gibbard And Jay Farrar In Studio On World Cafe 12/15/09

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Gibbard And Farrar Take On Kerouac's 'Big Sur'

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Son Volt's Farrar & Co. Back With 'Search'

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Jay Farrar

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