1997was, among other things, the year Wilco came of rock'n'roll age and releasedthe sprawlingly great Being There. KeithCameron found himself in Missouri with Jeff Tweedy and cohorts, subsequently filingthis report for UK monthly Vox--Barney Hoskyns, Editorial Director, Rock'sBackpages
Thewaitress next door to the Blue Note desperately wants to come, but she couldn'tget the night off work. "Oh, it'll be fantastic!" she enthuses."I saw the Violent Femmes there a couple of months ago and had a greattime. Y'all enjoy yourselves!"
Thewaitress across the road from the Blue Note, however, remembered to arrange anearly shift and is now bracing herself for authentic scenes of obscure Midwestcollege town rock mayhem.
"Theyalways f---ing sell about 200 more tickets than they should at thatplace," she says, frowning. "I'm gonna have to try find a space togroove a little. Can I get you guys some more coffee?"
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