28. The Replacements, Part 1: 1980-1984 with Bob Mehr

Joe and Dave welcome Replacements biographer Bob Mehr to discuss the oeuvre of the band and the forces that shaped them into greatness. Bob and the hosts go in-depth on the first four Replacements albums and the other essential live and demo material that makes up their creative arc.

– Official curated playlist by Joe and Dave on Spotify 

– Excellent multi-camera footage of the early ‘Mats blowing up the tiny stage at 7th Street Entry in 1981

Hootenanny-era performance of “Color Me Impressed,” on tour opening for X in 1983

– The making of Bob Mehr’s definitive bio of The Replacements

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