Trouble Boys: The True Story Of The Replacements

Paperback | June 6, 2017

byBob Mehr

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Based on a decade of research, hundreds of interviews, and written with the participation of the group's key members—including reclusive singer–songwriter Paul Westerberg, bassist Tommy Stinson, and the family of late guitarist Bob Stinson—Trouble Boys was hailed as an instant classic rock biography, a deeply intimate and nuanced portrait exposing the primal factors and forces that shaped one of the most brilliant and notoriously self–destructive groups of all time.

A roaring rock 'n' roll adventure, a heartrending family drama, and a cautionary showbiz tale, Trouble Boys is a penetrating work and a major addition to the canon.

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Based on a decade of research, hundreds of interviews, and written with the participation of the group's key members—including reclusive singer–songwriter Paul Westerberg, bassist Tommy Stinson, and the family of late guitarist Bob Stinson—Trouble Boys was hailed as an instant classic rock biography, a deeply intimate and nuanced portr...

Bob Mehr is an award-winning music critic for the Gannett-owned newspaper The Commercial Appeal and a longtime contributor to MOJO magazine. He's also served as an editor, writer, and columnist for Village Voice Media, New Times Inc., and Chicago Reader. He contributed liner notes to the Grammy-winning Big Star box set Keep an Eye on t...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:June 6, 2017Publisher:Da Capo BooksLanguage:English

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Washington Post, 2/11/16
“The definitive bio of the ReplacementsTrouble Boys brings the band back to life. Over six years, Mehr interviewed more than 200 people, creating a narrative thick with detail, revelations and emotion.”