Personalities | Wilco | Twenty-First Century | Rock

(Vocal/instrumental group, 1994–present)

Frontman and principal songwriter Jeff Tweedy formed Wilco – John Stirratt (bass), Nels Cline (guitar), Glenn Kotche (drums), Pat Sansone (various instruments) and Mikael Jorgensen (keyboards) – after disbanding country heroes Uncle Tupelo. Throughout countless personnel ‘changes’ and label squabbles they made a series of five albums (culminating in 2005’s A Ghost Is Born) that moved further and further away from Americana. In 1995, the group reinterpreted a batch of lyrics donated by Woody Guthrie (donated by his daughter) with Billy Bragg.

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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley


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