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Jay Farrar

  • Dec 26, 1966 (age 52)
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2013
Happy Slapping
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MovieAug 1, 2013

Happy Slapping

Five bored suburban rich kids set off to the inner city to seek …
Five bored suburban rich kids set off to the inner city to seek out fame by creating an evening so shocking that their camera phone footage will turn them into instant Internet celebrities. After they are rivaled by another gang and intimidated by their on-line idol, they are forced to take their mischief up a notch if they want to make a name for themselves. But what will they risk losing in doing so? Watch their cell phone footage to find out... This ground-breaking film asks the perennial question posed by youth worldwide: "How far would you go to be famous?..."
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2012
New Multitudes
AlbumFeb 28, 2012

New Multitudes

New Multitudes is a Woody Guthrie tribute album performed by …
New Multitudes is a Woody Guthrie tribute album performed by Jay Farrar, Will Johnson, Anders Parker, and Jim James to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Guthrie's birth, released through Rounder Records on February 28, 2012. The project was initiated by Woody's daughter Nora Guthrie to have Farrar add music to her father's lyrics—specifically, his earliest songwriting years in Los Angeles. Over the course of several years, he invited the others to collaborate and recorded at a variety of locations across the United States. Each artist wrote music to lyrics that inspired him and presented it to the collaborators for recording. The result is an album with diverse musical genres that has garnered positive reviews from critics for its varied styles and instrumentation. The quartet promoted the album with a small promotional tour that took them to record stores, radio programs, theaters, and folk festivals. The group has plans for releasing a second volume.
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SongFeb 28, 2012

Talking Empty Bed Blues
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SongFeb 28, 2012

Fly High
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SongFeb 28, 2012

Hoping Machine
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2009
One Fast Move Or I'm Gone: Music From Kerouac's Big Sur
AlbumOct 20, 2009

One Fast Move Or I'm Gone: Music Fro…

One Fast Move or I'm Gone: …
One Fast Move or I'm Gone: Kerouac's Big Sur is an album by Ben Gibbard (Death Cab for Cutie) and Jay Farrar (Son Volt), released in 2009. The lyrics are based on the prose of Jack Kerouac's novel Big Sur (1962). One Fast Move or I'm Gone was a result of Gibbard's and Farrar's mutual appreciation for Kerouac's work while recording several songs for a feature-length documentary of the same name.
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SongOct 20, 2009

One Fast Move or I'm Gone
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SongOct 20, 2009

These Roads Don't Move
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SongOct 20, 2009

Big Sur
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SongOct 20, 2009

California Zephyr
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2004
Stone, Steel & Bright Lights
AlbumJun 8, 2004

Stone, Steel & Bright Lights

Stone, Steel & Bright Lights …
Stone, Steel & Bright Lights is a live album by Jay Farrar, backed by Canyon. It was recorded in September and October 2003, and released in 2004 on Farrar's label Transmit Sound, and distributed by Artemis Records. An accompanying DVD Live at Slim's was recorded at Slim's on January 23, 2004.
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2003
Terroir Blues
AlbumJun 24, 2003

Terroir Blues

Terroir Blues released.
2002
ThirdShiftGrottoSlack
AlbumJan 1, 2002

ThirdShiftGrottoSlack

ThirdShiftGrottoSlack released.
2001
Sebastopol
AlbumSep 25, 2001

Sebastopol

Sebastopol is the first solo studio album by Jay Farrar. It was …
Sebastopol is the first solo studio album by Jay Farrar. It was released in 2001 on Artemis Records.
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1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
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TV ShowSep 13, 1993

Late Night with Conan O'Brien

Late Night with Conan …
Late Night with Conan O'Brien is an American late-night talk show hosted by Conan O'Brien that aired 2,725 episodes on NBC between 1993 and 2009. The show featured varied comedic material, celebrity interviews, and musical and comedy performances. Late Night aired weeknights at 12:37 am Eastern/11:37 pm Central and 12:37 am Mountain in the United States. From 1993 until 2000, Andy Richter served as O'Brien's sidekick; following his departure, O'Brien was the show's sole featured performer. The show's house musical act was The Max Weinberg 7, led by E Street Band drummer Max Weinberg.
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1966
Jay Farrar
BirthDecember 1966

Jay Farrar

Jay Farrar was born.
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