Tag Archives: The Replacements

7 and 7 is 1987

  Time to explore the top 7 of 1987 The Joshua Tree U2 I’m actually disappointed the band decided to look back and tour this album this summer.  That said, in 1987 there was not a finer or more exciting album,  The band’s tour that year is the one where they finally realized they weren’t […]

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2 For 2uesday Election Day

Paul Westerberg of The Replacements sings the blues “I don’t care who gets elected, Til I find me a one (to love)” Philadelphia’s Modern Baseball want you to make your parents proud by voting early. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to […]

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Poor Performances

  Sam Smith sang his Oscar winning song “Writing’s On The Wall” and afterwards said “It was the worst moment of my life. Singing was horrible. I hated every minute,” he told the BBC following his performance. Adele sang “Hello”at the Grammys and had to deal with poor sound issues and  “… cried pretty much all […]

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Free Music Friday

I saw The Replacements this week.  My wife called it a hot mess.  I thought it was a pretty tight set from the band.  I was reminded of how ramshackle their shows could be and of course that makes me think of their legendary bootlegged show “The Shit Hits The Fans” Here’s the Wikipedia decscription: […]

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Banned From Saturday Night Live

The Tonight Show posted a teasing video of the last time The Replacements played at the 30 Rock address on January 18, 1986. They played Bastards Of Young.  I’m not quite sure but I think alcohol may have had a part in their performance not to mention their dress And I think because the wheels […]

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Thomas Erdelyi

You might not recognize the name because he was mostly known as Tommy Ramone, drummer for the first three Ramones records.  I didn’t know him by his actual name until I read his obituary.  There’s been much written about Tommy Ramone in the past week following his death and his dynamic drumming that helped propel the […]

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Rock Hall Nominees 2014

The Rock Hall has announced their Nominees for the Class of 2014.  They are many repeat nominees so we shall see if the second..or third…or fourth time is the charm. Using My Morning Jacket’s “Wordless Chorus” lyrics of “We Are The Innovators, They are The Imitators”, I will let you know who I think should […]

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