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Rest In Peace!


On this date in 1995, Bob Stinson of The Replacements died of "natural causes". His body wore out after years of alcohol and drug abuse

The Replacements, clockwise from bottom left:
Paul Westerberg, Chris Mars, Bob Stinson and Tommy Stinson.

Wikipedia: The Replacements

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Video: The Replacements - Goddamn Job and Junior's Got A Gun - live 1981 - youtube

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Anonymous said...

It's amazing that Bob has never received the recognition he deserved. A fantastic rock and roll guitarist. Saw the Mats on the Let it Be Tour and they were incredible. Sloppy yes! but a lot of fun. Bob was throwing beers out to people in the crowd and having a great time. He is surely missed!

Club80 said...

Good point. Paul Westerberg gets most of the credit but The Mats would not have been the same without Bob Stinson's influence.

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