Rock N Roll Librarian Reads Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements

This week Shelley and Christian get into Trouble Boys: The True Story of The Replacements by Bob Mehr. Written with the participation of the group's key members, including reclusive singer-songwriter Paul Westerberg, bassist Tommy Stinson, and the family of late guitarist Bob Stinson, Trouble Boys is a deeply intimate and nuanced portrait, exposing the primal factors and forces—addiction, abuse, fear—that would shape one of the most brilliant and notoriously self-destructive groups of all time.

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Rock n Roll Librarian Reads: Little Stevie Wonder

This week the rock n roll librarian does something a bit different we know you all will enjoy, she actually reads the amazing kid's book 'Little Stevie Wonder'.

It is the true story of a boy who lost his sight shortly after birth, grew up in Detroit, Michigan, and became one of the twentieth century’s most creative and influential musicians—an instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, musical innovator, and cultural activist.

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Rock N Roll Librarian Reads Reckless: My Life as a Pretender

Shelley has been a librarian for 33 years, a music fan longer and a singer/guitarist and will provide some great insight as she co-hosts each episode with the host of The Rock N Roll Archaeology Project, Christian Swain.

This week Shelley and Christian begin the series with Chrissie Hynde's memoir 'Reckless: My Life as a Pretender'. Released on September 8, 2015 by Doubleday Books.

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