Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Bob Mehr Interview


Right around the time I was lamenting the fact that I hadn't read a really good music biography in a long time, the folks at Da Capo Press rolled out "Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements", one of the best music bios I've read in forever.

I'm very pleased to share with you my conversation with the author of that book, Bob Mehr.

Bob Mehr (Photo by Kevin Scanlon)

Bob Mehr (center) with Paul Westerberg (left) & Tommy Stinson (right) of the Replacements.  (Photo by Bob Medcraft)

I can't say enough about this book.  It was truly a joy reading it and I really enjoyed visiting with Bob about his experiences interviewing the surviving members of the Replacements, the importance of the group and their place in music history, and separating fact from fiction when it comes to this legendary band.

Dig in, there's some good stuff here.  I hope you enjoy.



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