Happy Birthday, Hootennany!


“Hootenanny” is now 32 years old and The Diffuser celebrated with a piece called 32 Years Ago: The Replacements Release the Perfect Mess, ‘Hootenanny’ by James Stafford. Producer Paul Stark was quoted in Our Band Could Be Your Life as saying that the album “was a complete joke from their point of view — they did not care what they delivered.” I don’t buy that. Cuts like “Within Your Reach” … Read more →