#tbs: (Throwback Saturday): “Love Untold” & “Whole Wide World”

paul westerberg karaoke

I found a couple of goodies on an old CD this week and uploaded them to YouTube. Love Untold (Acoustic) This is undated but I’m guessing it would have been done to promote “Eventually”…so 1996? I wish I knew where it came from. This version made me love this song. Whole Wide World This is also undated but I know it’s from the 1993 tour (Paul, Josh Freese, Dave Minehan … Read more →

Miley Cyrus, Laura Jane Grace, & Joan Jett Cover ‘Androgynous’

This is awesome, if you ask me. Miley Cyrus likely isn’t your cup of tea (or mine) musically, but the video has about 1.5 million views and it generated a ton of press. If this is someone’s gateway to discovering the Replacements, that’s a good thing. From The Advocate: Superstar Miley Cyrus has teamed up with transgender artist Laura Jane Grace and rock legend Joan Jett for a moving performance … Read more →

Walgreen’s Thanksgiving Interview 2010

This is worth re-posting every Thanksgiving. From “The Chicagoist” (TV Reporter Doesn’t Realize She’s Interviewing Paul Westerberg): Aaron Goodyear, who filmed it, writes, “On Thanksgiving Day in 2010 we randomly ran into Paul Westerberg of The Replacements who was doing some early Christmas shopping at a South Minneapolis Walgreens. Reporter Liz Collin had no idea who he was and Paul was having some fun with her.” The clip was on … Read more →

Replacements Reunion DVD “Likely”!

“Is the Replacements’ 2014 reunion making up for a career of meager paydays?” asks MinnPost in a story (including some quotes from Darren Hill) about the potential revenue from the reunion. How much money is the reunion raking in? Was the Replacements’ September concert at Midway Stadium the most lucrative venture the band ever engaged in? “That’s confidential,” says Hill. MinnPost estimated ticket sales alone for the Midway show grossed … Read more →