Episode 100.5: The Replacements with Bob Mehr, Peter Jesperson, & Michael Hill
In this week’s episode, we’re continuing our two-part conversation on the legacy of The Replacements with three men who are forever a part of it:
Peter Jesperson, founder of Twin/Tone Records, discoverer and long-time manager of The Replacements.
Michael Hill, the former Warner Brothers A+R man who signed the band and shepherded them through their post-Let It Be major label years..
And, Bob Mehr, noted music critic and author of the band’s definitive biography, NYT bestselling Trouble Boys: The True Story of The Replacements.
In Part Two of the interview, Wyndham, Michael, Peter, and Bob discuss what being a producer for the band meant, the insanity of their live shows, and share a few personal stories of The Replacements in the studio and behind the scenes.