Uncle Tupelo

American alternative country music group

Uncle Tupelo was an alternative country music group from Belleville, Illinois. The group was active between 1987 and 1994. Jay Farrar, Jeff Tweedy, and Mike Heidorn formed the band. Uncle Tupelo split on May 1, 1994. Farrar then formed Son Volt with Heidorn. The remaining members became Wilco.

Uncle Tupelo
OriginBelleville, Illinois, USA
GenresAlternative country
Alternative rock
Country rock
Years active1987–1994
Past member(s)Jay Farrar
Jeff Tweedy
Mike Heidorn
Bill Belzer
Ken Coomer
Max Johnston
John Stirratt

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