“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 →