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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.
April 23, 2012 The extraordinary and influential alt-country group was a standard-bearer for the genre, and later spawned Wilco and Son Volt after it broke up in the mid-'90s.
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April 23, 2002 Meredith Ochs has a review of a new Uncle Tupelo anthology that complies highlights from the band's four albums along with rare tracks. The collection highlights the music that helped launch a movement known as alternative country. (4:15) The CD is 89/93: An Anthology, by Uncle Tupelo. Released March 2002 by Columbia/Legacy; ASIN: B0000
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March 4, 2002 The original man in black: Johnny Cash; alt-Country from Uncle Tupelo; the wait is over for new Wilco; Muswell Hillbilly and The Kinks; a take on Bill Withers from Eva Cassidy; and a beautiful debut from Norah Jones.
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