Archive for the 'Uncle Tupelo' Category

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008

(Sevens, a new feature on Aquarium Drunkard, pays tribute to the art of the individual song.) “Gun,” the opening track off Uncle Tupelo’s sophomore LP Still Feel Gone, was the first of the band’s songs I consciously remember listening to. A prime example of classic, early, Tweedy – in terms of the songwriting, delivery, and […]

Friday, July 4th, 2008

Graveyard Shift – Mississippi River Center Benefit Show, May 1989. Download: MP3: Uncle Tupelo :: Graveyard Shift ———- Amazon: Uncle Tupelo – No Depression + Download your music DRM free via eMusic’s 25 free MP3 no risk trial offer ——————————————————————————————————————————

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

No Depression magazine, an alt.country/americana staple, announced yesterday that it will – after 74 issues, and 13 years in existence – be ceasing operations this Spring. June will see the final issue of the magazine and existing subscribers can expect a refund. Excerpt below: “(The) circumstances are both complicated and painfully simple. The simple answer […]

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

While we’re on the topic of Creedence, I’ve encountered a good number of Uncle Tupelo fans, over the years, who were unaware that “Effigy” was, in fact, a CCR cover. Not entirely surprising though, as the tune was not a single (it’s the closing track on the LP Willy And The Poor Boys), and as […]

Saturday, January 19th, 2008

I’m not sure what I like better about this video; it’s clearly a toss up between the guy, covered in fake blood, flailing around on the stage, or Jeff Tweedy, on bass, wearing a dress. I’m gonna have to go with Tweedy in a dress. Ole Jay Farrar looks about the same. Further Viewing: Find […]