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  1. Premiere: Darryl Holter and Woody Guthrie's 'California Stars'Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... 2014 album "Ride Out" -- from a set of Guthrie lyrics set to music by Jeff Tweedy and Jay Bennett for Billy Bragg and Wilco's lauded 1998 Guthrie tribute collection, "Mermaid Avenue" -- Guthrie invokes the reputation California has long held as a ...

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  2. Sound of civil rights rings out in resurrected Staple Singers recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    ... march, and the posthumous release of 'Don't Lose This,' the final record from Pops Staples, finished with the help of Wilco's Jeff Tweedy and his son Spence 15 years after Pops' death. 'Pops was something else, I tell you,' says Mavis, now 75. ...

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  3. Staple Singers march back into spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... down, and sometimes Pops would leave some empty spaces.'' Mavis, whose solo career had been boosted in 2010 when Wilco's Jeff Tweedy produced her Grammy-winning You Are Not Alone album, turned to her friend and fellow Chicagoan again for help with ...

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  4. Spencer Tweedy on his hometown, working with his father and why...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Red Eye Chicago

    After all, he's the son of Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy; spent his childhood at Lounge Ax, the historic former club co-owned by his mother, Sue Miller; co-founded The Blisters at age 7; and last year released "Sukierae," a loving and fun album he made with his father under the name Tweedy. He's also appeared on albums from American music legends, like Mavis Staples' "One True Vine" and most recently, Pops Staples' posthumous effort "Don't Lose This," which was released in early February.

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  5. Wilco to headline 2-day Independence Day Music FestivalRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | The Arizona Republic

    Wilco, Dr. Dog, Little Big Town and Brandy Clark are playing the Independence Day Music Festival at Salt River Fields. Wilco to headline 2-day Independence Day Music Festival Wilco, Dr. Dog, Little Big Town and Brandy Clark are playing the Independence Day Music Festival at Salt River Fields.

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  6. O Glory! Pops Staples Was Magnificent - and Rockin'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Mother Jones

    ... 10 songs that Pops recorded in 1999 but never finished. Last year, daughter Mavis took the incomplete recordings to Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, who worked on her more recent solo albums, and together they turned the tracks into a proper album, adding ...

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  7. Meet the new TweedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Star Tribune

    Spencer Tweedy, 19, deferred college for a year to join his dad Jeff on tour behind their double album "Sukierae." Twelve years after they saw him slapping out the beat to "Heavy Metal Drummer" on his lap in the 2002 documentary "I Am Trying to Break Your Heart," Wilco fans have been anticipating the sight and sound of Spencer Tweedy playing a real drum kit alongside father Jeff Tweedy on stage.

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  8. Catching up with Eilidh McKellarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Sunday Herald

    ... the album. The venue was Kingsize Soundlabs, which has in the past been used by everyone from Lucinda Williams and Wilco to Haim. Eckstine secured the services of musicians Tim Lefebvre (bass) and Alan Okuye (keyboards); Eckstine himself played ...

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  9. Mavis Staples comes to the AttucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. She is still recording today. Her most recent gospel CD, "One True Vine," was produced by Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, and Rolling Stone ranked her as one of the 100 greatest vocalists of all time. Tickets to the show are $35-$45. ...

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  10. Nick Offerman on directing 'Parks and Recreation's' big surpriseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Los Angeles Times

    ... wife, Megan Mullaly, and asked about his reaction to the big plot twist, geeking out over guest star Jeff Tweedy of Wilco, and his thoughts on former costar Rob Lowe's tough life as a handsome man. I'm mad at myself because I come into this ...

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  11. Richard Thompson defies conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... shows, starting with an acoustic set. Ths current Thompson trio recorded in January in Chicago with Jeff Tweedy (of Wilco) producing. Several songs from those sessions are likely to surface as part of this tour, including Thursday's show at the ...

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  12. Nate Ruess Goes Solo With 'Nothing Without Love' VideoRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | RollingStone

    ... Peppers guitarist Josh Klinghoffer. Those aren't the only big names helping Ruess out as he launches his solo career: Wilco's Jeff Tweedy also contributes guitar to "Take It Back," a track from Ruess' as-yet-untitled album due out this summer.

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  13. 2/22/15: Today's Top Tips: SundayRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | Nippertown!

    ... as a member of the Staple Singers, she has crafted a more contemporary sound in recent years, teaming up with Wilco's Jeff Tweedy for the acclaimed albums, "You Are Not Alone" (2011) and "One True Vine" (2013). 8pm. $55 & $85. MUSIC : The Tisziji ...

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  14. Mavis Staples and Nicole AtkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Hudson Reporter

    ... On their second collaboration, the Grammy-nominated 2013 album "One True Vine," the legendary singer and her producer, Wilco leader Jeff Tweedy, have crafted a gospel album for the 21st century. On the record, Mavis gives voice to something new in ...

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  15. Blues greats come alive againRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Philly.com

    ... daughter Mavis and said, "Don't lose this!" She didn't. And last year the powerhouse vocalist asked Jeff Tweedy, the Wilco songwriter and fellow Chicagoan who has produced her last two albums, to help her flesh out the music. He has done so, with ...

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  16. A fresh page in the gospel according to Pops StaplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Age

    ... In turn that led to working with another Chicagoan, Jeff Tweedy, of the Americana/experimental/alternative rock band Wilco, and when the two albums he produced for her, You're Not Alone and One True Vine , became successes, she knew "it was time to ...

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  17. Sons Of Bill, Love And Logic (Thirty Tigers) ****Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | York Press

    ... album, suffused with pedal steel, banjo, three-part harmonies and lyrical southern tales. Produced by Uncle Tupelo and Wilco drummer Ken Coomer, it evokes the early alt.country of both those bands with echoes of The Jayhawks and early REM too. Such ...

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  18. BBC 6 Music's invasion will grab headlines, but there's many more gigs to browse this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Chronicle Live

    ... fourth full-length studio album, Love & Logic, last year and they decided to record it in Nashville with the former Wilco drummer, Ken Coomer, as producer. Coomer seemed to pleased with the outcome. He said: "This is a record that takes me back to ...

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  19. SXSW Spotlight: JC Brooks & the Uptown SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Austin American Statesman

    ... (There's also a fascinating early single in which the band completely recasts "I Am Trying to Break Your Heart," Wilco's "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot"-era indie anthem.) Though soul is clearly at the heart of the Uptown Sound's sound, their brand of it is ...

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  20. I Can't Believe I Used to Like That SongRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Slate Magazine

    ... foolish and beautiful, and ultimately nontransferable. At one point he desperately tries to explain the greatness of Wilco's "Hate It Here" to his son, who doesn't seem to entirely understand, or really care. After all, kids aren't supposed to ...

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