“I was in rehab, and they let us out on weekends to go to these sober dances,” [Kevin Bowe] the 53-year-old guitarist and producer said. “And some idiot booked the Replacements to play a sober dance. Of course, they got kicked off after the first set for drinking. I thought, ‘These guys are horrible. Why do I like them so much?'”
via Replacements redux: Fans recall their first go round – TwinCities.com.