Although they were not commercially successful, Uncle Tupelo has often been cited as one of the more influential acts in Alternative Country history. With strong elements of traditional Country music and the Punk ideology that the band grew up with, they became underground stars. Uncle Tupelo will likely not get indicted, although its lead member, Jeff Tweedy has an excellent shot with his later effort, Wilco.
The Bullet Points: Eligible Since: The 2015 Vote Country of Origin: U.S.A. (Belleville, Illinois) NIHOF’s Favorite Album: No Depression (1990) NIHOF’s Favorite Song: Whiskey Bottle (From No Depression, 1990)
Should Uncle Tupelo be in the Hall of Fame?
Definitely put them in! - 50%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 20%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 25%