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"Another Girl, Another Planet" a Milwaukee connection

If you wish to curry instant favor with me during a conversation, mention The Replacements (or Cheap Trick, The Rolling Stones, The Hold Steady etc). That's precisely what Andrea did at Sound Bites last night and we bonded over our mutual adoration of The 'Mats. We talked about the band's cover of the Only Ones song "Another Girl, Another Planet". Not only is the cover among the best of the Replacements' deep stable of covers but the version we hear tonight was recorded here in Milwaukee at UWM, by legendary Chicago mobile recording engineer Tim Powell in what would become their penultimate gig, before the recent reunions.

And the Replacements cover:


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