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Son Volt


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Birth Place: St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Years Active: 1994–present
Genres: Alternative Country, Folk Rock

Son Volt is an alternative country group formed by Jay Farrar in 1994 after the breakup of the band Uncle Tupelo. The group formed after Farrar met Jim Boquist and Dave Boquist during the final Uncle Tupelo tour. Together with former Uncle Tupelo drummer Mike Heidorn, the band rehearsed and recorded in the Minneapolis area in late 1994. While half of the band was rooted in the Minneapolis area, Farrar and Heidorn lived in the St. Louis area, and the band used both cities as bases for its operations during the first couple of years. Son Volt's first album, “Trace,” met with critical acclaim and topped many “best-of” lists in 1995, despite not being a large commercial success. Two foll... Continue Bio >>


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