Ex Wilco Member Dies was a top pop story in May 2009. Here it is again as we recap 2009: Yahoo Music reports: Former Wilco band member Jay Bennett has died at age 45. The multi-instrumentalist died in his Illinois home on Saturday night (May 23), although the cause of death has not been revealed.
A message on the website of his record label Undertow Music, Undertowmusic.com, explained that he died "in his sleep."
Bennett played with Wilco from 1994 to 2001, leaving the Americana band because of a fall-out with band leader Jeff Tweedy. -
Click here to read today's full report
Preview and Purchase Wilco CDs
Wilco MP3 Downloads