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On May 15, 2007.

On May 15, 2007, “Nonesuch” label released “Sky Blue Sky”, the sixth Wilco studio album. It was recorded November 2006 – January 2007, at “The Wilco Loft” in Irving Park, Chicago, Illinois, and was produced by Nels Cline, Mikael Jorgensen, Glenn Kotche, Pat Sansone, John Stirratt and Jeff Tweedy.


  • Nels Cline– electric guitar, 12 string guitar, lap steel guitar
  • Mikael Jorgensen– piano, organs, Wurlitzer
  • Glenn Kotche– drums, percussion, glockenspiel
  • Pat Sansone– organs, guitar, Chamberlin, Mellotron, Wurlitzer, harpsichord, piano, backing vocals
  • John Stirratt– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Jeff Tweedy– vocals, guitar, graphic design
  • Jim O’Rourke– feedback, percussion, acoustic guitar, string arrangements
  • Karen Waltuch – viola, violin
  • TJ Doherty – recording
  • Robert Ludwig– mastering
  • Jim Scott – mixing
  • Jason Tobias, Tom Gloady, Kevin Dean – assistant engineering
  • Nathaniel Murphy – illustrations
  • Frack Ockenfels – photography
  • Manuel Presti – cover photograph
  • Lawrence Azerrad – graphic design

Track listing:

All tracks by Jeff Tweedy, except where noted.

  1. Either Way
  2. You Are My face – Jeff Tweedy, Nels Cline
  3. Impossible Germany – Jeff Tweedy, Nels Cline, Mikael Jorgensen, Glenn Kotche, Pat Sansone, John Stirratt
  4. Sky Blue Sky
  5. Side with the Seeds – Jeff Tweedy, Mikael Jorgensen
  6. Shake It Off
  7. Please Be Patient With Me
  8. Hate It Here – Jeff Tweedy, Nels Cline, Mikael Jorgensen, Glenn Kotche, Pat Sansone, John Stirratt
  9. Leave Me (like You Find Me)
  10. Walken – Jeff Tweedy, Nels Cline, Mikael Jorgensen, Glenn Kotche, Pat Sansone, John Stirratt
  11. What Light
  12. On and On and On – Jeff Tweedy, Nels Cline, Mikael Jorgensen, Glenn Kotche, Pat Sansone, John Stirratt

On June 22, 2004.

On June 22, 2004, “Nonesuch” label released “A Ghost Is Born”, the fifth Wilco studio album. It was recorded November 2003 – March 2004 in New York City, and was produced by Jim O’Rourke, Jeff Tweedy, John Stirratt, Glen Kotche, Leroy Bach and Mikael Jorgensen. In 2005, “A Ghost Is Born” won “Grammy Awards”  for “Best Alternative Music Album” and “Best Recording Package”.


  • Jeff Tweedy– vocals, guitar, bass, synthesizer, filters, loops
  • John Stirratt– bass, guitar, piano, backing vocals, synthesizer, filters, loops
  • Glenn Kotche– drums, percussion, hammered dulcimer, synthesizer, filters, loops
  • Leroy Bach– piano, organ, guitar, bass, vibes, synthesizer, filters, loops
  • Mikael Jorgensen– piano, rocksichord, Farfisa, organ, synthesizer, filters, loops, engineer
  • Jim O’Rourke– piano, guitar, bass, ARP 2600, synthesizer, filters, loops, engineer, mixing
  • Frankie Montuoro – hammered dulcimer, production assistant, technical assistance
  • Karen Waltuch –viola
  • Tim Barnes – percussion
  • Steve Rooke –mastering
  • Chris Shaw – engineer
  • TJ Doherty, Tim Iseler – assistant engineers
  • Stan Doty, Daniel Herbst, Deborah Miles Johnson, Haydn Johnston, Matt Zivich – production assistants, technical assistance
  • Dan Nadel –graphic design
  • Peter Smith – graphic design,photography
  • Mike Schmelling – photography
  • Gladys Nilsson– drawing
  • Ken Waagner – digital supervisor

Track listing:

All tracks by Jeff Tweedy except where noted.

  1. At Least That’s What You Said
  2. Hell Is Chrome – Jeff Tweedy,Mikael Jorgensen
  3. Spiders (Kidsmoke)
  4. Muzzle of Bees
  5. Hummingbird
  6. Handshake Drugs
  7. Wishful Thinking – Jeff Tweedy,Glenn Kotche
  8. Company in My Back
  9. I’m a Wheel
  10. Theologians – Jeff Tweedy, Mikael Jorgensen, Chris Girard
  11. Less Than You Think – Jeff Tweedy,John Stirratt, Glen Kotche, Mikael Jorgensen,Leroy Bach, Jim O’Rourke
  12. The Late Greats

On May 30, 2000.

On May 30, 2000, “Elektra” label released “Mermaid Avenue Vol. II”, album by Billy Brag and Wilco album. The album contains previously unheard lyrics written by Woody Guthrie.


  • Jeff Tweedy– guitar, slide and 12 string guitar, vocal, clapping, Mellotron, cabasa, mandolin, Wurlitzer
  • Jay Bennett- guitar, slide and 12 string guitar, B3 organ, Leslie pedals, Farfisa organ, backing vocal, mandolin, piano, tambourine, electric sitar, soloing, nylon string guitar, banjo, harmonica, shaker, saw drums, upright bass, Delayaphone, bells
  • John Stirratt- bass, backing vocal, claps, upright bass, baritone guitar
  • Billy Bragg- guitar, vocal, resonator guitar
  • Ken Coomer – drums, tape box, tambourine, percussion, backing vocal, hollering, kick drum, gas heater
  • Mike Henry – backing vocal
  • Natalie Merchant- lead vocal
  • Leroy Bach– piano
  • Corey Harris- lead vocal, acoustic guitar
  • Eliza Carthy– violin

Track listing:

All lyrics by Woody Guthrie.

  1. Airline to Heaven – music by Jay Bennettand Jeff Tweedy
  2. My Flying Saucer – music by Billy Bragg
  3. Feed of Man – nusic: by JeffTweedy
  4. Hot Rod Hotel – music by Billy Bragg
  5. I Was Born – music by Billy Bragg
  6. Secret of the Sea – music by Jay Bennett and Jeff Tweedy .
  7. Stetson Kennedy – music by Billy Bragg
  8. Remember the Mountain Bed – music by Jeff Tweedy and Jay Bennett
  9. Blood of the Lamb – music by Jeff Tweedy and Jay Bennett
  10. Aginst th’ Law – music by Billy Bragg
  11. All You Fascists – music by Billy Bragg
  12. Joe DiMaggioDone It Again – music by Billy Bragg
  13. Meanest Man – music by Billy Bragg
  14. Black Wind Blowing – music by Billy
  15. Someday Some Morning Sometime – music by Jeff Tweedy

On July 16, 2015.


On July 16, 2015, “Star Wars”, the ninth Wilco studio album was released through wilcoworld.net. It was recorded in 2015, and was produced by Tom Schick and Jeff Tweedy.


  • Jeff Tweedy– acoustic guitar, electric guitar, vocals
  • John Stirratt– bass, acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Glenn Kotche– drums, percussion
  • Patrick Sansone– electric guitar, keys, vocals
  • Spencer Tweedy – additional percussion
  • Scott McCaughey– Mellotron and piano
  • Mikael Jorgensen– assorted keys
  • Nels Cline– electric guitar, loops

Track listing:

All tracks by Jeff Tweedy, except where noted.

  1. EKG
  2. More…
  3. Random Name Generator
  4. The Joke Explained
  5. You Satellite – Jeff Tweedy, Glen Kotche, Nels Cline
  6. Taste the Ceiling – Jeff Tweedy, Scott McCaughey
  7. Pickled Ginger
  8. Where Do I Begin
  9. Cold Slope
  10. King of You
  11. Magnetized – Jeff Tweedy, Mikael Jorgenson

On March 28, 1995.


On March 28, 1995, “Sire” label released “A.M.”, the debut Wilco album. It was recorded June–Fall 1994, and was produced by Brian Paulson and Wilco.


  • Jeff Tweedy – lead vocals, rhythm guitar, acoustic guitar, bass guitar
  • John Stirratt – bass guitar, piano, organ, backing vocals, lead vocals/acoustic guitar
  • Ken Coomer – drums, backing vocals, cowbell, a snare drum played with a brush
  • Max Johnston – dobro, fiddle , mandolin , banjo , backing vocals
  • Brian Henneman – lead guitar, small stoned guitar, backing vocals
  • Daniel Corrigan – backing vocals
  • Lloyd Maines – pedal steel guitar
  • Wilco, Brian Henneman, Daniel Corrigan – handclaps, crowd noise, glass cheers
  • Daniel Corrigan – photography
  • Richard Dodd –mixing
  • Barbara Longo – design
  • Brian Paulson– engineer, mixing
  • Howie Weinberg –mastering
  • Wilco – engineer
  • Bob Andrews – Production Coordinator

Track listing:

.All tracks y Jeff Tweedy, except where noted.

  1. I Must Be High
  2. Casino Queen
  3. Box Full of Letters
  4. Shouldn’t Be Ashamed
  5. Pick Up the Change
  6. I Thought I Held You
  7. That’s Not the Issue
  8. It’s Just That Simple – John Stirratt
  9. Should’ve Been in Love
  10. Passenger Side
  11. Dash 7
  12. Blue Eyed Soul
  13. Too Far Apart


On March 9, 1999.


On March 9, 1999, “Reprise” label “Summerteeth”, the third “Wilco” studio album. It was recorded August 1997 – November 1998, at “Pedernales Recording Studio” in Spicewood, Texas, and was produced by Jeff Tweedy, jay Bennett, John Stirratt and Ken Corner.


  • Jeff Tweedy– vocals, electric guitar, backing vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica, 12-string guitar, synthesizers, baritone guitar, claps , bass guitar, tambourine, toy harp, bowed and tremolo guitars
  • Jay Bennett– piano, keyboards, bells, percussion, backing vocals, electric guitar, tambourine, lap steel, synthesizers, drums, Farfisa, bass drum, bass guitar, baritone guitar, e-bow guitar, claps, banjo, organ, Moog, slide bass, tiple
  • John Stirratt– bass guitar, backing vocals, piano
  • Ken Coomer– drums, timpani
  • Leroy Bach– piano
  • Dave Crawford – trumpet
  • Mark Greenberg – vibraphone
  • David Campbell— string arrangements
  • Lawrence Azerrad – artwork, graphic design

Track listing:

  1. Can’t Stand It – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  2. She’s a Jar – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  3. A Shot in the Arm – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett John Stirratt
  4. We’re Just Friends – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett, John Stirratt
  5. I’m Always in Love – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  6. Nothing’severgonnastandinmyway (again) – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett, John Stirratt
  7. Pieholden Suite – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  8. How to Fight Loneliness – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  9. Via Chicago – Jeff Tweedy
  10. ELT – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  11. My Darling – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  12. When You Wake Up Feeling Old – Jeff Tweedy
  13. Summer Teeth – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  14. In a Future Age – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  15. 23 seconds of silence – silence, hidden track
  16. Candyfloss – hidden track – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett
  17. A Shot in the Arm – alternate version, hidden track – Jeff Tweedy, Jay Bennett, John Stirratt