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Jul 24 2016

Hillary Clinton’s running mate once called Let It Be one of his favorite albums Source: Tim Kaine, Clinton’s VP Pick, Is a Replacements Fan

Apr 22 2016

Paul Westerberg Remembers Prince: ‘I Can’t Think of Anyone Better’

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It was showmanship, it was rock & roll, it was fun, it was great. I think it helped everyone around. It made us all think that Minneapolis wasn’t the dour town that we tried to pretend it was. He was like a ray of light in a very cautious place. He was a star. He

Mar 30 2016

What’s striking is how much of the Replacements’ lives occurred within such a relatively small area. None of the members of the Replacements, early on, had a driver’s license, and so their daily lives were contained within the boundaries of their neighborhood. A favorite anecdote in Mehr’s book is that when Westerberg finally met Stinson

Jan 22 2016

It’s here: The I Don’t Cares’ ‘Wild Stab’

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Jan 19 2016

The Replacements’ ‘Stink’ show: A true story from Minnesota music history

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“It was Jan. 29, 1982. The Replacements were playing a rent party at an artists’ studio in the Harmony Building — that’s at 200 2nd Ave. N., at the edge of the North Loop in downtown Minneapolis. The band played, the cops showed up, and one of the cops stepped up to the microphone.” —

Nov 13 2015

If You Care: The I Don’t Cares’ “Wild Stab” Set to Release 12/11/15

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Oct 20 2015

Replacements Live 7th Street Entry 1985 : Freealonzo : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive

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Replacements live at the famous 7th Street Entry October 1985. This was the 1st show of the 5 night stand in support of the Album Tim Source: Replacements Live 7th Street Entry 1985 : Freealonzo : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive

Jul 9 2015

Episode #230: Amy Linden — ‘We’ll Inherit the Earth,’ the Replacements

By Jodi | Comments Off on Episode #230: Amy Linden — ‘We’ll Inherit the Earth,’ the Replacements

Music journalist Amy Linden tells the story of her first interview with The Replacements in 1988–and how it came at a time when she was excited about being pregnant, and not at all excited about being married. Plus, Dana tries to figure out Rihanna’s video for ‘Bitch Better Have My Money.’ Source: Episode #230: Amy

May 21 2015

RIP Roscoe: Death of a Fan | Arts+Labor Magazine

By Jodi | Comments Off on RIP Roscoe: Death of a Fan | Arts+Labor Magazine

Ross Shoemaker, who everyone here called Roscoe, came down with the great Oklahoma migration of the ‘80s. At first he was known as “the guy who recorded The Shit Hits the Fans,” the legendarily awful/perfect, drunken Replacements set at the Bowery, where he worked in Oklahoma City. God, how Roscoe loved the ‘Mats! But after

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