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9 Times This Decade Mavis Staples Was As Vital As Ever

"Mama Mavis, oh my mama they try my patience. It’s gone, who’s left to save us? I’m praying for my neighbors," raps Pusha T on…
Margaret Farrell | May 5, 2017 - 10:49 am

The Anniversary

Being There Turns 20

Behold the tipping point of Jeff Tweedy's career.
Chris DeVille | October 28, 2016 - 12:19 pm

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Wilco Schmilco

A Wilco album used to be an event. More importantly, it sounded like an event. The Chicago folk-rock band's best full-lengths -- specifically the peerless…
Chris DeVille | September 7, 2016 - 12:09 pm

More Jeff Tweedy stories

Watch Jeff Tweedy Debut New Song “Bombs Above”

Last weekend, Jeff Tweedy performed a career-spanning acoustic set in Washington, DC to celebrate NPR Music's 10th anniversary that included everything from early Wilco cuts…
James Rettig | December 6, 2017 - 4:37 pm

Jeff Tweedy & Steve Albini Play Cops In Comedy Sketch To Promote ACA Enrollment

Chicago music luminaries Jeff Tweedy and Steve Albini star as lazy cops in a new comedy sketch promoting health insurance enrollment via the Affordable Care…
Chris DeVille | November 21, 2017 - 12:48 pm

Mavis Staples – “Ain’t No Doubt About It” (Feat. Jeff Tweedy)

Mavis Staples is releasing a new album, If All I Was Was Black, at the end of the week. She worked on the whole album…
James Rettig | November 14, 2017 - 10:29 am

Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy Visits The Hilarious World Of Depression Podcast

On the Wonderful World Of Depression podcast, guests (usually comedians) talk to host John Moe about their battles with depression and about the way that…
Tom Breihan | November 14, 2017 - 9:31 am

Wilco – “Dynamite My Soul”

Wilco are preparing to reissue Being There, their landmark 1996 sophomore double-LP, as well as their 1995 debut A.M. Both sets contain unreleased tracks, and…
Chris DeVille | November 9, 2017 - 9:27 am

Watch Mavis Staples Perform With Jeff Tweedy On Colbert

For the past few years, the Chicago soul and gospel legend Mavis Staples has been working with Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy, and she'll release her…
Tom Breihan | November 8, 2017 - 10:47 am

Mavis Staples – “Build A Bridge”

Mavis Staples is releasing a new album, If All I Was Was Black, next week. She worked on it with Jeff Tweedy, and she's already…
James Rettig | November 7, 2017 - 5:39 pm

Watch Daniel Johnston & Jeff Tweedy Play “You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away” In Chicago

Iconic outsider artist Daniel Johnston has been been playing his final tour with different musicians inspired by him playing alongside him at each show. Last…
Peter Helman | October 21, 2017 - 5:57 pm

Wilco Announce A.M., Being There Reissues With Unreleased Uncle Tupelo Song

Wilco are reissuing their first two albums -- 1995's A.M. and 1996's Being There -- in deluxe sets that include never-before-released studio outtakes, alternate takes,…
James Rettig | October 12, 2017 - 12:11 pm

Mavis Staples – “Little Bit”

Next month, Mavis Staples is releasing a new album, If All I Was Was Black, that she worked on with Jeff Tweedy. We've already heard…
James Rettig | October 12, 2017 - 10:54 am

Mavis Staples – “If All I Was Was Black”

Mavis Staples' most recent album, last year's Livin' On A High Note, saw the legendary singer singing songs written by a cadre of famous songwriters;…
James Rettig | September 11, 2017 - 10:00 am

Daniel Johnston Announces Final Tour

The prolific Texan outsider-artist singer-songwriter Daniel Johnston has been an underground inspiration for decades, and he's been battling serious mental illness for longer than that.
Tom Breihan | July 26, 2017 - 10:26 am

Stream Jeff Tweedy Together At Last

Over the years, Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy has occasionally gone on solo tours, performing songs from his catalog on acoustic guitar. Together At Last, Tweedy's…
Chris DeVille | June 23, 2017 - 9:56 am

Watch Jeff Tweedy Play Wilco’s “I’m Always In Love” On Seth Meyers

Jeff Tweedy returned to Late Night With Seth Meyers for a second straight night Tuesday to promote his new album Together At Last. The project…
Chris DeVille | June 21, 2017 - 9:19 am

Watch Jeff Tweedy Play Wilco’s “I Am Trying To Break Your Heart” On Seth Meyers

On Friday, the same day that Wilco's Solid Sound Festival kicks off, frontman Jeff Tweedy will release his solo album Together At Last. It's made…
Tom Breihan | June 20, 2017 - 8:47 am
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