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Let's go (so we can get Back) : : a Memoir of Recording and Discording With Wilco, Etc.

Tweedy, Jeff, 1967- Book - 2018 782.421 Tw 1 On Shelf No requests on this item Community Rating: 4.8 out of 5

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Few bands have inspired as much devotion as the Chicago rock band Wilco, and it's thanks, in large part, to the band's singer, songwriter, and guiding light: Jeff Tweedy. But while his songs and music have been endlessly discussed and analyzed, Jeff has rarely talked so directly about himself, his life, and his artistic process. Until now. In his long-awaited memoir, Jeff will tell stories about his childhood in Belleville, Illinois; the St. Louis record store, rock clubs, and live-music circuit that sparked his songwriting and performing career; and the Chicago scene that brought it all together. He'll also talk in-depth about his collaborators in Uncle Tupelo, Wilco, and more; and write lovingly about his parents, wife Susie, and sons, Spencer and Sam. Honest, funny, and disarming, Tweedy's memoir will bring readers inside both his life and his musical process, illuminating his singular genius and sharing his story, voice, and perspective for the first time.

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great book! submitted by kerstinrh on June 20, 2019, 6:32pm If you like Jeff Tweedy and/or Wilco you should probably read this book. Even if you don't know who Jeff Tweedy is, you should probably still read this book. The book talks about Jeff Tweedy's life and growing up in Illinois. You get some stories from his childhood and learn about how he got interested in music. The book gives a really honest look at his life and his thoughts on the world. Its funny, Its real, its heartfelt. I really enjoyed this book.⁣

Fun read submitted by adempz on July 28, 2019, 11:04am I really really enjoyed this book - Jeff is great storyteller. I have been a fan since the beginnign and to hear him tell his story was so fun. I went from laughing to crying right along ... a must read for any Wilco/Tweedy fan!

This is the book you read when you want a break! submitted by juliamae0677 on July 18, 2021, 9:25pm Jeff is a great storyteller. As I read this book I felt like I was sitting right with him talking and sharing and listening. Laughing. Crying. Growing.

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PUBLISHED
New York, NY : Dutton, [2018]
Year Published: 2018
Description: 292 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language: English
Format: Book

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
9781101985267
1101985267

SUBJECTS
Tweedy, Jeff, -- 1967-
Wilco (Musical group)