Song of the Day #2,974: ‘Steal the Crumbs’ – Uncle Tupelo

uncle_tupelo_anodyneIn the first few years of the 90s, Uncle Tupelo launched the alt-country movement, two decades before bands like the Lumineers and Mumford & Sons would do the same for alt-folk.

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.

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