This track’s title refers to Nashville’s first country publishing house, formed in 1942 by Roy Acuff and Fred Rose. The two men vowed to start a company that would not take advantage of its artists, as so many labels at the time did.
Band leaders Jay Farrar and Jeff Tweedy didn’t get along very well but they collaborated on some beautiful music. 1992’s Anodyne was their first and last studio album (following three independent releases). The group disbanded a little while later, with Tweedy going on to form Wilco and Farrar launching Sun Volt.