Uncle Tupelo Anthology Slated for April 9

Influential alternative country group Uncle Tupelo will be the subject of Sony/Legacy’s April 9 release, Uncle Tupelo 89/93: An Anthology. The retrospective will feature 21 tracks including several rarities and key recordings from all four of the band’s albums. The Belleville, Ill., combo was fronted by principal songwriters Jay Farrar (later of Son Volt) and Jeff Tweedy (currently of Wilco). Alternative country magazine No Depression took its name from Uncle Tupelo’s first album of the same name. 01/16/02