“Trouble Boys”: Reviews + Interviews

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“Trouble Boys” is getting nothing but stellar reviews from both critics and fans (and critical fans), here are just a couple of them: Chicago Tribune – ‘Trouble Boys’ dives into The Replacements “Trouble Boys,” Bob Mehr’s thoroughly researched and eminently readable biography of The Replacements, is the type of book any band (or any artist of any kind, for that matter) would kill for. Assembled over a decade from some … Read more →

“Trouble Boys”: Bob Mehr Interview + Book Excerpt

It’s still 2 weeks until the official release of “Trouble Boys” on March 1, but you can whet your appetite with an exclusive book excerpt rom Rolling Stone: Inside the Replacements’ Disastrous ‘Saturday Night Live’ Debut: By that evening the band’s reputation as a handful was clear to everyone on the show’s staff. None of the Replacements realized they’d be trapped on the eighteenth-floor set from sound check till showtime. … Read more →

“Trouble Boys – The True Story of the Replacements” Out On 3/1/2016

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Mark your calendars: “Trouble Boys” by Bob Mehr will out on March 1, 2016 (pre-order available now) from Da Capo Press. Thirty-five years after the release of their debut album, comes the definitive biography of one of the last great rock ‘n’ roll bands of the twentieth century: The Replacements. Written with the participation of the group’s key members, including reclusive singer-songwriter Paul Westerberg, bassist Tommy Stinson, and the family of … Read more →