Wilco: Learning How to Die

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Wilco: Learning How to Die
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Author Greg Kot
Country United States
Language English
Publisher Broadway Books
Publication date
June 15, 2004
Media type Print (Paperback)
ISBN 0-7679-1558-5
OCLC 54959618
782.42166/092/2 22
LC Class ML421.W52 K68 2004
Followed by Ripped: How the Wired Generation Revolutionized Music

Wilco: Learning How to Die (2004, ISBN 0-7679-1558-5) is a book by Chicago Tribune rock critic Greg Kot. The book was written with the cooperation of Wilco band members past and present. It covers the time period from when Wilco singer Jeff Tweedy was born, through the formation and breakup of Uncle Tupelo, and the career of Wilco through their 2004 album A Ghost Is Born. It is primarily written as an oral history, featuring interviews with Tweedy, John Stirratt, and other Wilco members, as well as manager Tony Margherita and Uncle Tupelo drummer Mike Heidorn. The book's title comes from a lyric of Wilco's "War on War", which appears on their 2002 album Yankee Hotel Foxtrot. It was published on June 15, 2004 by Broadway Books. The book received positive reviews from outlets such as The New York Times.[1]


  1. ^ Klein, Joe (June 13, 2004). "Wilco: Alt-Country Roads". New York Times. Last accessed June 20, 2007.

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