Great artists use their popular clout to bring issues and injustice to the public’s attention, to shed light on the problems and troubles that would otherwise go unnoticed. Few bands have been as devoted to this cause as The Replacements. Which brings us to their sorrowful ode to the failing 1980’s British health care system, Tommy Gets His Tonsils Out.
In the song, the character
Next week, we look at how twenty five years ago the Mats championed wrongly imprisoned Cable salesman Gary