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The Replacements to reunite for first shows in 22 years

The Replacements to reunite for first shows in 22 years

Post-punk band the Replacements will reunite for the first time in 22 years to play at least three festival dates this summer, the band announced on Wednesday night. At their peak in the 1980s, the group was considered one of the great hopes for American rock, and though they never made a serious dent in the charts, their classic records, including "Hootenanny," “Let It Be,”  and "Don't Tell a Soul," remain some of the great guitar albums of the era.

Formed in Minneapolis in 1979 by singer/guitarist Paul Westerberg, brothers Tommy and Bobby Stinson and drummer Chris Mars, the band was one of the tightest and most accomplished of a movement that...

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