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Birthday
4, 1956
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
4, 1956 (age 63)
Birthplace
California

About

Accomplished American guitarist and composer who joined the Alternative rock band Wilco in 2004.

Before Fame

He started playing guitar when he was 12 years old and cited Jimi Hendrix's song "Manic Depression" as one of the main influences that pushed him into becoming a professional guitarist.

Trivia

Rolling Stone magazine voted him the 82nd greatest guitarist of all time while Spin magazine voted him 43rd in a similar list.

Family Life

He has a twin brother, Alex, who is an accomplished drummer.

Associated With

He played in the band Wilco with lead singer Jeff Tweedy.