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Happy Birthday To My Musical Savior, Jeff Tweedy. I Love You.

Not the best shot of Tweedy, but I love this guitar.

In honor of Jeff Tweedy’s 43rd birthday today, I am doing my normal routine of listening to every Wilco album in chronological order. Why yes, it is very Rob Gordon of me.

In addition to celebrating Wilco’s entire catalog, I’ve decided to make two Wilco lists. Yes, lists. It’s also very Rob Gordon of me.

Wilco Albums: Worst To First

7. “A Ghost Is Born”

6. “Being There”.

5. “A.M.”

4. “Sky Blue Sky”

3. “Wilco (The Album)”

2. “Summerteeth”

1. “Yankee Hotel Foxtrot”

This is not the order in which you should listen to this band. If you’re new to Wilco, I suggest “Sky Blue Sky” first. It’s their most commercially pleasing album to date. Also if you’re new to Wilco, what the hell is wrong with you?

The Cinematically Correct Top Ten Wilco Songs That Are My Favorite Ten Wilco Songs

10. I Must Be High

9. Monday

8. Impossible Germany

7. I’m The Man Who Loves You

6. Theologians

5. One Wing

4. A Shot In The Arm

3. Say You Miss Me

2. Casino Queen

1. I Am Trying To Break Your Heart

Honorable Mention: Too Far Apart, I Got You, Outtasite, Can’t Stand It, ELT, Kamera, Jesus Etc., Pot Kettle Black, Hummingbird, The Late Greats, You Are My Face, What Light, Wilco (The Song), You And I, You Never Know

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  1. August 27, 2010 at 12:44 PM

    He is so great at everything he does. Without him, Wilco would not be what it is!

  2. tj
    August 27, 2010 at 2:48 PM

    Being There “worse” than AM? Sacrilege.
    Casino Queen (which rhymes “My lord you’re mean” with “on your tables so green”) their second best song? I dunno.

    I’d also argue Wilco (The Album) is perhaps the most accessible, but who really cares – great is great.

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