Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star: Lullaby Versions of The Replacements

replacements lullaby

“What even IS this?” you may be asking yourself. Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star says: “We create beautiful lullaby versions of your favorite artists! Perfect for babies, yoga, massage or relaxation.”  They have done over 200 bands to date and now The Replacements join their roster. 1. Bastards of Young 2. Can’t Hardly Wait 3. Achin’ to Be 4. I Will Dare 5. Skyway 6. Here Comes a Regular 7. … Read more →

May 29: A New Orleans Tribute to The Replacements

Check out this Replacements tribute show happening this Friday, May 29 at One Eyed Jack’s in New Orleans.  Love the poster! **FRIDAY** Love The Replacements? We thought so… Catch a very special #NOLA tribute to The Replacements feat. local talents Jonathan Parish, Chris Littlejohn, Chad Carson, and many more awesome humans. Tix available online now! Presented by @simpleplaynola #oneeyedjacks #thereplacements A photo posted by One Eyed Jacks (@oej_nola) on May … Read more →

Remembering Ross (Roscoe) Shoemaker

Ross Shoemaker, known by his friends as Roscoe, was killed in a car accident in Broken Arrow, OK last night. Roscoe was the manager of the Bowery in Oklahoma City in November 1984 and he taped the now infamous show that became “The Shit Hits the Fans”. From Rolling Stone, which place TSHF as #50 on its list of the 50 Greatest Live Albums of All Time: A pre-sobriety Paul Westerberg, … Read more →

Bits + Pieces: Dad Rock on The Replacements; You Am I; Win Stuff!

You Am I

• This week’s episode of USA Today’s Dad Rock (ugh, that term) podcast focused on The Replacements: In 1989, Musician magazine (then a fairly important tastemaker) declared the Replacements “the last, best band of the 80s.” (Color them impressed.) That cover piece reportedly prompted Jon Bon Jovi to write the publication in protest: “How can the Replacements be the best band of the 80s when I’ve never even heard of … Read more →