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Uncle Tupelo : 89/93: An Anthology
Alt.country pioneers revisited...
whisky bottles and departed women were the tools of their trade, and this
c ompilation showcases the cream of their time in the mud, blood and beer.
Over their four album career, Wilco man Jeff Tweedy and Jay Farrar's
partnership produced punk-country and straight country, but probably their
most affecting material ('Sauget Wind' and 'Black Eye') fell outside both, a
meeting point between Gram Parsons and Slint which pointed a plausible way
forward. All is, abundantly, here - and even if Uncle Tupelo ended in tears,
this was just fuel to their subsequent creative fires.
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