Wilco Performs on 'Talk of the Nation'

Jeff Tweedy, lead singer-songwriter

Wilco lead singer-songwriter Jeff Tweedy in NPR's Studio 4A Taylor Brittany-Ford, NPR/ hide caption

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Wilco band members Pat Sansoe (left) and Nels Cline.

Wilco band members Pat Sansoe (left) and Nels Cline Taylor Brittany-Ford, NPR/ hide caption

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Live Cuts

Listen: Wilco in Studio on Talk of the Nation - 02/24/2005

Listen: Wilco in Studio on Talk of the Nation - 02/24/2005

Listen: Wilco in Studio on Talk of the Nation - 02/24/2005

Listen: Wilco in Studio on Talk of the Nation - 02/24/2005

Listen: Wilco in Studio on Talk of the Nation - 02/24/2005

From 1993

Listen: Neal Conan talks to Wilco founder Jeff Tweedy and Jay Farrar, then of Uncle Tupelo

Two-time Grammy winners Wilco stopped by the Washington NPR studios for a live performance and to talk with Neal Conan about the band's latest album — A Ghost Is Born.

Wilco at NPR's Studio 4A

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Lead singer-songwriter Jeff Tweedy took callers' questions and spoke about how the band built a successful career with little radio play and — at one point — no record label.

Guests:

Jeff Tweedy, lead singer/songwriter

Nels Cline, lead guitar

John Stirratt, bass guitar, backing vocals

Glenn Kotche, drums

Mikael Jorgensen, piano/keyboards

Pat Sansone, multi-instrumentalist

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