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Bob Mehr: Trouble Boys – The True Story Of The Replacements (Da Capo)

Jamie Atkins, Record Collector, April 2016

IN RECENT YEARS there's been a shift in the way the Replacements are regarded. While for those in the know, they've always been adored, there has been a widespread tendency to preface any mention of them with a disparaging account of their failure to convert potential into the enormous sales and fame earned by some of their peers.

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