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Jay Bennett

Jay Bennett
Born: Nov 15, 1963 in Urbana, IL
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Died: May 24, 2009 in Urbana, IL
Genre: Country, Pop/Rock
Biography: Jay Bennett, a multi-instrumentalist who was a prominent presence in Wilco, broke off from the group late in 2001. Before his departure, he began writing songs with Edward Burch and the two put out The Palace at 4 A.M. on Undertow Records in spring 2002. In fact, the pair have worked together in one ...Read full biography
The Magnificent Defeat
Released: 2006
Label: Ryko/WEA
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Jay Bennett's fourth solo effort, The Magnificent Defeat, is as dizzying and dazzling as anything he and his former bandmates put together, and it's nowhere near as mopey. For one thing, Bennett's records ...Read full review
Beloved Enemy, The
Released: 2004
Label: RedEye Inc
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Jay Bennett was, by all accounts, one of the key architects of the eclectic and gloriously shambolic sound of Wilco's formative albums Being There, Summerteeth, and Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, and a listen to ...Read full review
More Jay Bennett albums: Main Albums (4), Singles & EPs (1)