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Trouble boys : the true story of the Replacements

Author: Bob Mehr
Publisher: Boston, MA : Da Capo Press, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Da Capo Press editionView all editions and formats
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Written with the participation of the Replacement's key members, including reclusive singer-songwriter Paul Westerberg, bassist Tommy Stinson, and the family of late guitarist Bob Stinson, Mehr creates a deeply intimate and nuanced portrait that exposes the primal factors and forces-- addiction, abuse, fear-- that would shape one of the most brilliant and notoriously self-destructive groups of all time. He tracks  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Mehr
ISBN: 9780306818790 0306818795 9780306822032 0306822032 9780306825361 0306825368
OCLC Number: 913829598
Description: xiv, 474 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Jail, death, or janitor --
A band for our time --
Dreams and games --
The last --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Bob Mehr.

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The definitive biography of The Replacements, told with the cooperation of the band and those closest to them.  Read more...
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"The destruction. The volume. The cruelty. The charm. The songs. The songs. The songs. To live close to Paul Westerberg's material was to be lifted...then bent by it. The songs were that good. Mehr Read more...

 
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