The Replacements - Let it Be
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The Replacements
Let it Be
Twin/Tone Records
TTR 8441 (1984)

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The Replacements - Let It Be

MP3 Sample
I Will Dare
Favorite Thing
We're Coming Out
Tommy Get's His Tonsils Out
Black Diamond
Seen Your Video
Gary's Got A Boner
Sixteen Blue
Answering Machine

MP3 samples are half of the full track (128 bit rate)... if you have broadband access the sample should stream (depending on the player you are using)

Producers: Steve Fjelstad, Paul Westerberg, Peter Jesperson.
Recorded at Blackberry Way Studios, Minneapolis, Minnesota 1984

Paul Westerberg - Rhythm guitar, vocals, lap steel, mandolin, piano, percussion
Bob Stinson - lead guitar
Tommy Stinson - bass, background vocals
Chris Mars - drums, maracas

Additional musicians:
Peter Buck - guitar
Chan Poling - piano

  1. I Will Dare (3:11)
    Paul on 12 string electric, mandolin
    Chris, tambourine
    Pete Buck, guitar solo

  2. Favorite Thing (2:17)

  3. We're Coming Out (2:20)
    Paul plays piano, snaps his fingers
    Tommy and Chris snap theirs

  4. Tommy Get's His Tonsils Out (1:51)

  5. Androgynous
    Paul on piano, sandblocks

  6. Black Diamond (2:36)
    Paul and Tommy sing harmony (sic)

  7. Unsatisfied (3:59)
    Paul plays 12 string accoustic, lap steel

  8. Seen Your Video (3:05)
    Paul on 12 string accoustic, piano

  9. Gary's Got A Boner (2:25)
    Chris shakes maraccas

  10. Sixteen Blue (4:21)
    Paul plays 12 string electric, second lead
    Chan Poling, one-handed piano

  11. Answering Machine (3:37)
    Paul plays all guitar, percussion

notes as of August 1997:
released: October 2, 1984
26,000 vinyl pressed
51,000 cassettes duplicated
more than 150,000 CD's manufactured

The final pressing in the late eighties (to run out the jackets) of aprox 1,000 were pressed on colored vinyl. We had a few left for mail order until 2009, now vinyl and cassette versions are "out of print." Twin/Tone has licensed the project to Restless/Ryko.

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