Jay Bennett Sues Jeff Tweedy Over Wilco Royalties
Bennett famously left Wilco in 2001, just after working on Yankee Hotel Foxtrot and appearing in the I Am Trying To Break Your Heart doc, and just before those things helped turn Wilco into Wilco (The Band). Now he’s filed suit against Tweedy, claiming he’s owed compensation for his appearance in the documentary, and for backpayments on song royalties throughout his tenure. More at chicagobreakingnews.com, and Chicagoist has a PDF of the lawsuit, 1Ls. UPDATE: Tweedy responds.