The Replacements’ ‘Stink’ show: A true story from Minnesota music history

In June 1982, the Replacements released their EP Stink on Minneapolis label Twin/Tone Records. It opened with “Kids Don’t Follow,” it closed with “Gimme Noise,” and it gave fans of the rapidly-rising local band all the sardonic bluster they loved. The very first thing you heard on the EP, though, wasn’t music — it was a vignette … Continue reading The Replacements’ ‘Stink’ show: A true story from Minnesota music history