Replacements Book

Their legend is entrenched in rock history: Three neighborhood friends form a band in a Minneapolis basement, recruit a 12-year-old brother to play bass, and become one of the most critically acclaimed rock acts of the 1980s. Along the way there's comedy, tragedy -- and a lot of beery folklore. Longtime Twin Cities music critic Jim Walsh joins us to share his oral history, "The Replacements: All Over But The Shouting." [WNYC]

One day I will read more, and when I do, I would like to read this book by Jim Walsh. Download Jim Walsh's WNYC interview above. Check out four more related events, below...

Jim Walsh/Relacements book - Tour Dates
Dec 1 2007 - Banjo Jim’s (Avenue C) New York, New York

Mad Ripple Hootenanny followed by New York songwriters do Replacements songs

Dec 3 2007 - Ace of Clubs Cabaret (under Acme Restaurant) New York, New York

Interview with Lizz Winstead on "Shoot The Messenger"

Dec 4 2007 - Borders (Columbus Circle) New York, New York

Jan 24 - Stanford University Bookstore Palo Alto, California


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