Happy Birthday, Grant Hart!

Happy Birthday, Grant Hart!

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Former Hüsker Dü drummer and songwriter

Grant Hart, drummer and one of two songwriters from Minneapolis band Hüsker Dü, turns 55 today.

In today’s Shadow we play a song — “2541” — he wrote while still in Hüsker Dü. But it was rejected by Bob Mould, the band’s other songwriter. Mould later admitted that rejecting the song might have contributed to a growing rift between the two.

Hart would make this song his first single as a solo artist, following the dissolution of Hüsker Dü.

And the great Marshall Crenshaw cover.

Got an idea for a cover? Send it to shadow@radiomilwaukee.org