The Current’s Guide to The Replacements | The Current from Minnesota Public Radio

Contrary to popular opinion, you didn’t have to be there.

When dealing with The Replacements — a band that means so much to so many — it’s easy to forget that not everyone knows it all when it comes to Minneapolis’ best rock ‘n’ roll band. So we’re creating a safe space for those who weren’t at Jay’s Longhorn Bar, or those who didn’t pore over every liner note and wear their record players’ needles to nubs in the end groove of “Here Comes a Regular” at Tim’s weepy conclusion.

To ease you into it, The Current staff compiled their first encounters, understandings and essential wisdoms of the band, retold here.

via The Current’s Guide to The Replacements | The Current.

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