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Hook & Ladder to host Slimabration: A celebration of Slim Dunlap

It’s been almost five years since Slim Dunlap suffered a serious stroke. Dunlap is a Minnesota-based guitarist and singer-songwriter, well-known as a member of the Replacements; since his stroke in 2012, he and his family have incurred significant medical expenses. There have been several projects and fundraisers to help Dunlap and his family, including the Songs for […]

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First Avenue adds Slim Dunlap star

The latest person to be recognized with a star on First Avenue‘s iconic wall is Slim Dunlap, a local singer-songwriter who’s well-known as a member of the Replacements. Since 2012, Dunlap has suffered adverse health in the wake of a severe stroke, and local musicians have rallied to raise funds for Dunlap with projects including […]

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Slim Town Singles: Celebrating Slim Dunlap, one song at a time

In February of 2012, news of Bob “Slim” Dunlap’s stroke shocked the musical community. Dunlap, who is stable but still frequently hospitalized, according to friend Frank Randall, is the inspiration behind the ongoing Slim Town Singles project. Randall, the project’s musical director, has known Slim since the early 90s; Slim, Randall says, encouraged him as […]

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