World Financial Center Plaza
New York City, New York

Mining America?s history ? past and, especially, present ? for source material, Son Volt?s front man Jay Farrar blends beautiful, quiet and often stark acoustic songs with noisy, searing country-punk-flavored rock songs. His work often seeks out the ghosts of America?s discordant or forgotten past. He converses at length with them, and writes songs that stake claim to a better future.

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Added by Camille Wanliss on May 22, 2006