Whether solo or in Uncle Tupelo or Son Volt, singer/songwriter Jay Farrar has created a canon of alt-country and Americana music that may be unrivaled. Brooding and intense, Farrar's songs chronicle the darker side of human emotions and like his songs, Farrar isn't the most upbeat guy on the block.
Speaking from his home in St. Louis on Good Friday and in anticipation of Saturday's show at the Sons of Hermann Hall, Farrar spoke with DC9 about Son Volt's great new album, Honky Tonk, and how he believes fun is a relative term.
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