Of the artists who rose to prominence as part of the alt-country scene of the '80s and '90s, none would have a higher profile or create a more eclectic body of work than Jeff Tweedy. As bassist with the iconic band Uncle Tupelo, Tweedy helped kickstart the fusion of punk, alternative, country, and folk sounds known as alt-country that would help spawn the rise of roots music and Americana. Their furious early recordings (especially their 1990 debut album No Depression) earned them a passionate cult following, and 1992's March 16-20, 1992 and 1993's Anodyne saw them embracing a more dynamic and nuanced sound without losing their strengths. The abrupt breakup of Uncle Tupelo led to Tweedy forming Wilco in 1994, and while their debut, 1995's A.M., was firmly in the tradition of his previous band, their next effort, 1996's Being There, was a ...
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