• Son Volt

Not long after Son Volt released its third album, 1998’s Wide Swing Tremolo (Warner Brothers), front man Jay Farrar announced that he was putting the band on ice: as he would later explain in the liner notes of A Retrospective: 1995-2000 (Rhino), “I wanted to devote more time to my family, and the free-range aspect of doing solo recording and performing was something I wanted to try.”