Trouble Boys

Bob Mehr’s Trouble Boys is one of the best rock n’ roll books I’ve ever read. Certainly a book about a band as volatile, destructive, and self-destructive as The Replacements makes for vicarious fun reading. But rock critic Mehr refuses to make Trouble Boys a simple catalog of smashed guitars and shattered hotel rooms. Mehr exposes the darkness and insecurities underlying the tragic story of The Replacements, a band that could’ve made it but never did. Even if you don’t like The Replacements (yet), there’s much to enjoy here for anyone who cares about rock music, writing, or the psychology of making art. Recommended by Danny

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ISBN: 9780306818790
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Published: Da Capo Press - March 1st, 2016

Based on all-new interviews and including 72 rare photos, Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements is the definitive boigraphy of one of the last great rock 'n' roll bands of the twentieth century.